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Stamp Duty Land Tax for Shared Ownership
The stamp duty land tax (SDLT) for shared ownership purchases differs compared to standard purchase and staircasing (read more about stamp duty for staircasing here) as you have 2 different options for paying. You can either pay the stamp duty on the full market value or on the share you are...
12/11/2018
What is Stamp Duty?
Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is the tax charged by the Government on a home buyer when you buy a home in England and Wales. The tax payable depends on the property's value and whether or not you own a second home or not. It is a banded tax and new rates and method of application came into...
07/11/2018
Gifting Property - 4 ways to gift your property
Nowadays buying a first home can be difficult and it is understandable that parents who can help want to gift their property to their children to get them onto the property ladder. Whether you are gifting property in full or part, the legal process involved in gifting property to a family member is...
06/11/2018
Independent Legal Advice
Independent Legal Advice is a common requirement during the conveyancing process; whether it is a condition of the mortgage lender for a Joint Mortgage Sole Proprietor mortgage or in relation to a transfer of equity where one party is being removed from the legal title. The challenge is...
05/11/2018
Occupier Consent Form - What does your mortgage lender need?
Do you need independent legal advice? Our solicitor handles independent legal advice for Occupier Consent Forms (deed of consent/postponement). Click below to get a quote or call us on 0333 344 3234 (local call charges apply). Appointments available Meetings via...
05/11/2018
Staircasing Process
Do you need help staircasing? We have a specialist team who handle staircasing for both shared ownership and Help to Buy and offer great value staircasing shared ownership solicitors fees. Call us now to get a fixed fee quote for: Staircasing RICS valuer...
01/11/2018
Help to Buy Application Process
Help to Buy Schemes are run by the Government with the intention to help First Time Buyers get their foot on the property ladder with a lower deposit with an additional Government funded equity loan and Help to Buy mortgage to make up the balance of the purchase price. This is a guide on how to...
31/10/2018
Help to Buy Conveyancing Solicitors
Help to Buy conveyancing solicitors or conveyancers carry out the legal work when a first time buyer is using the Government Help to Buy scheme to purchase a property. The Help to Buy conveyancing process is more complex than a standard conveyancing because of the additional contract you have with...
31/10/2018
Help to Buy Equity Loan
Looking for a great value Help to Buy Conveyancing Solicitors Quote? Let our experienced Help to Buy property solicitors complete all the legals for your Help to Buy purchase. Get a Help to Buy Conveyancing Quote* *Fixed Fee – No Sale No Fee – On all Major...
31/10/2018
Shared Ownership Valuation
Need a Shared Ownership Valuation? Our nationwide coverage of local RICS surveyors means we can find you a local expert for a great value price. Great availability and your surveyor calls you after the inspection on the same day to discuss their findings. Free RICS...
31/10/2018
Home Move Utilities First Time Buyer
Moving home? Switch to Bulb and claim your £50 Click to switch to * £50 discount, terms apply People often overlook their utilities when moving home. Bulb not only ensures that you'll have electricity and gas ready for...
30/10/2018
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is the regulator for RICS surveyors and can trace its history back to 1792 when the Surveyors Club was formed. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, or more popularly known as RICS, was created in 1868 in England and received a royal...
23/10/2018
Stamp Duty Land Tax for Shared Ownership
12/11/2018
What is Stamp Duty?
07/11/2018
Gifting Property - 4 ways to gift your property
06/11/2018
Independent Legal Advice
05/11/2018
Occupier Consent Form - What does your mortgage lender need?
05/11/2018
Staircasing Process
01/11/2018
Help to Buy Application Process
31/10/2018
Help to Buy Conveyancing Solicitors
31/10/2018
Help to Buy Equity Loan
31/10/2018
Shared Ownership Valuation
31/10/2018
Home Move Utilities First Time Buyer
30/10/2018
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
23/10/2018
Licensed Conveyancer or Solicitor - Who should you choose to do your conveyancing?
18/10/2018
Flood Risk Report
17/10/2018
Heylo Housing Shared Ownership
17/10/2018
Solicitor for buying a house
17/10/2018
Can a mortgage offer be withdrawn after exchange of contracts?
16/10/2018
Heylo Housing: Staircasing Your Home
16/10/2018
Joint Borrower Sole Proprietor Mortgage
16/10/2018
Solicitors email hacked - How to spot and combat cyber crime!
16/10/2018
Splitting up with partner? Are you due money from the property?
16/10/2018
Splitting up with partner? Who must pay the mortgage?
16/10/2018
Warning: conveyancing scam could cost you £1,000s
09/10/2018
Birmingham House Prices Outstrip London
08/10/2018