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How To Renegotiate A House Offer After Your Survey

Negotiating a house offer is often a stressful and frustrating experience. The pressure you are feeling comes from not only your buyer agent but also the mortgage broker to whom you have chosen to entrust the final step of your property purchase proceedings.  To make matters worse, after progressing through various stages of the process,...
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Do I Need a Conveyancing Solicitor to Remortgage?

If you think of remortgaging your property, you must find the right conveyancing solicitor. The solicitor will deal with every aspect of your remortgage journey. Doing this will ensure that any potential issues or complications are dealt with to get you the best results possible. Hundreds of thousands of potential risks and difficulties arise with...
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How Can I Ensure The Conveyancing Process Runs Smoothly And Faster?  

The conveyancing process can seem very daunting to those that are first time buyers or who have not sold or purchased a property for a long time. It is a very unfamiliar process that some may find emotional and stressful.   Related: Conveyancing Process: Step By Step Make sure your finances are organised.  If you require...
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What Is Second Home Stamp Duty?

Since April 2016, buy-to-let homes and second homes have been liable to higher rate stamp duty, this change brought in a 3% charge on any property purchases over £40,000.00 . The best way to calculate how much you will have to pay is by using a second home stamp duty calculator.  Related: Top Conveyancing Solicitors...
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Conveyancing Fees For Buying and Selling Your Property

If you’re wondering what the costs are involved when moving house, here is what to expect. What are conveyancing fees buying and selling? Conveyancing covers the legal process of buying and selling a property, but what you probably didn’t know is that conveyancing fees for buying and selling a property are different.  Related: Conveyancing Help...
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No Sale No Fee Conveyancing

Not sure what this means? Worried you may spend hundreds if not thousands of pounds on legal fees with no protection if your case falls through? You’re not alone. What is No Sale No Fee Conveyancing? No Sale No Fee Conveyancing is offered by conveyancers so that legal fees are limited in the event your...
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What Are The Fees for Selling a House?

Fees for selling a house can split into two: Estate Agents and Conveyancer costs. Estate Agents usually charge fees for selling a house respective to the sale price for the property, for example 1% of the sale price, other estate agents do offer fixed fees  but check with the agent you are going to put...
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Conveyancing Quality Scheme And Conveyancing Protocol

When buying and selling properties, it is useful to not only  look out for the positive reviews but also the merits in which the company operates. The Conveyancing Quality Scheme is one of the recognised standards for delivering conveyancing.    What is the conveyancing quality scheme? The Conveyancing Quality Scheme is set out by the...
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Freehold Vs Leasehold Property: What is the Difference?

Wondering what is the difference between freehold vs leasehold properties? In this article, we will discuss the major difference between freehold and leasehold property. Related: How To Choose The Right Conveyancing Solicitor What is Freehold? Freehold describes a type of interest in land. If you own a Freehold property, this means that no-one else (other...
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Do I Need A Conveyancing Solicitor To Buy A House?

YES, once you have agreed a sale or purchase, you will need a conveyancing solicitor to assist with the legal aspects of the transaction and get you from ‘sale agreed’ (when you have an offer accepted) to ‘completion’ (when you hand over the money and get the keys). Your estate agent is likely to recommend...
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