It occurred to me the other day during my commute to our new London office how much of our time we spend plugged into our devices. At the time I took a quick poll of the people I could see on my train to give me an insight into how bad the problem was. Each … Read more Legal Tech.. and the zombie train!
By far the most common questions we are asked at the start of a conveyancing transaction is How long will it take? Frustratingly it is a very difficult question for any conveyancer to answer and inevitably the timescale given is unlikely to be quick enough for most clients. Chances are the response you will get from … Read more How long will it take?
Did someone say the B word? With the first blog of the year it seems appropriate to start with the dangerous topic of Brexit and consider whether is it the right time to buy a house, or is it wise to wait until after we exit the EU? With a new year comes renewed hope that … Read more Brexit, to buy or not to buy… that really is the question!
A Shared ownership property offers you the chance to purchase a share of a property rather than the full 100%. Shares purchased are usually between 25% and 75% as a way of getting on to the property ladder when buying outright isn’t possible. Typically a housing association owns the remaining share in the property and … Read more Shared Ownership…the pros and cons
Buying or selling a home can be a stressful and emotional experience. When you are in a chain, this can be made worse as you may be concerned about the potential for your transaction to fall through. But what exactly is a chain and what do you need to know when buying or selling your … Read more How can a chain affect your property transaction?
If you are selling a property, you’ll need to supply some crucial bits of paperwork Your ID and proof of address The law requires conveyancers to obtain satisfactory evidence of the identity of their clients to meet with Money Laundering Regulations and help to prevent fraud. ID fraud has severe consequences, so it is vital … Read more Selling your home? What do I need?