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Buying a Leasehold Property Tips for buyers purchasing Leasehold Property such as flats or apartments. Should I worry about major works? The main law is contained in the Commonhold & Leasehold Reform Act 2002, Section 151.  The law requires that the leaseholder must be consulted before the landlord carries out qualifying works or enters into...
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What is Anti Money Laundering – Video The Government introduced Anti-Money Laundering Regulations to reduce the risk of terrorism and illegal activity within the UK, and especially with billions of pounds being laundered in UK property. What are Anti-Money Laundering Regulations? The law was Introduced by the Government in the Money Laundering Regulations 2002.  They...
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Our Jargon Buster series explains some of the common parts of the Conveyancing Process. What is an Additional Enquiries & Replies Pack? This pack includes additional enquiries (questions) we have had to ask the seller solicitors before you are in a position to decide whether you want to complete your purchase or not. The replies...
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Conveyancing legal forms As part of our Jargon Buster series we look at some of the conveyancing legal forms you may be asked to fill out, as either the buyer or the seller,  during your transaction. What is a Source of Funds Questionnaire? If you are buying a house the Government requires you to complete...
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What is a Title Guarantee?Title Guarantee is a legal assurance that the seller has the right to sell the property (section 2(1)(a)) and will rectify any title issues at their own expense (sections 2(1)(b) and (2)). This guarantee protects buyers by ensuring the property title is free from undisclosed encumbrances or defects, providing security and...
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Environmental contamination issues are being highlighted across Great Britain at an increasing rate. There are over 4,000 licensed landfill sites in Great Britain and 275,000 infilled land sites which may impact the safety and enjoyment of your home.Exposure of such figures has resulted in an increased awareness on the subject of environmental risk. Nowadays the...
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