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A 5-minute introduction to easements
Residential Conveyancing Paralegal Natalie Clifford explains how easements can restrict a landowners development plans.
Published Friday 19th October 2018
Do I require planning permission for an extension to my home?
Thinking about building an extension to your home? Sharon Dunstan explains what to consider, as you may need planning permission for an extension.
Published Friday 10th August 2018
Q&A - Party Wall Act 1996
Rebecca Davidson explains the Party Wall Act 1996 and how it applies to walls, fences and buildings that share a boundary between two residential or commercial properties.
Published Friday 27th July 2018
A guide to assured shorthold tenancy agreements
Senior Associate, Kathryn Hill, gives an overview of assured shorthold tenancies: the most frequently used tenancy agreement when letting residential properties.
Published Thursday 1st March 2018
The costs of buying a house
Buying a house is likely the most expensive purchase you will make and there are many costs involved. Kathryn Hill explains the services and costs involved in conveyancing.
Published Friday 2nd February 2018
Six things to consider before buying a leasehold property
Natalie Clifford gives the top six things to consider before purchasing a leasehold property.
Published Thursday 5th October 2017
A house buyer’s guide to restrictive covenants
When purchasing a home, it is important that buyers are aware of restrictive covenants in order to avoid costly mistakes.
Published Friday 7th July 2017
An introduction to SDLT
Diane Oliphant gives an introduction to SDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax) when dealing with residential properties.
Published Friday 9th June 2017
Solar panels - What you need to know
Sophie Allinson gives an overview of the legal aspects to be taken into account when considering whether to invest in solar panels.
Published Friday 5th May 2017
Exchange of Contracts and Completion – What’s the difference?
Natalie Clifford explains the difference between two crucial stages in any property transaction: Exchange of Contracts and Completion, and what they mean in relation to your sale or purchase.
Published Thursday 20th April 2017
Right to Buy Applications
Conveyancer Rachael Reay explains the Right to Buy scheme and application process.
Published Friday 24th March 2017