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Key Worker Housing Scheme
A key worker housing scheme is a highly important way in which workers in certain eligible organisations can access their local housing market for a reduced outlay. Housing schemes for key workers used to centre on various Government housing initiatives and are normally run by housing associations....
18/11/2019
Declaration of Trust Definition
A declaration of trust is a very simple written declaration that evidences that a bare trust exists between joint owners of property (either legal and/or beneficial). When related to property, the declaration of trust could be "I Andrew Boast declare that I hold the Property described as ADDRESS on...
14/11/2019
Lease Extension Process
The lease extension process (or leasehold extension process) is undertaken by leaseholders looking to add additional years onto their lease. There are two routes to choose from: Formal Lease Extension - follows the statutory route adding an additional 90 years onto your current lease...
14/11/2019
Floating Deed of Trust - A variable beneficial interest
A floating deed of trust, also known as a commensurate share deed or a Silver deed, provides joint owners of property a more accurate way to assess the beneficial interest in a property - the money you individually own - at a specific point in time based on your contributions toward the property. ...
12/11/2019
No Sale No Fee Conveyancing
No sale no fee is a USP that some conveyancing solicitors provide with their quotes and offers a form of security against the legal fees when a property transaction falls through. With an estimated 1 in 3 home moves not completing, you can see why having no sale no fee solicitors' guarantee is a...
11/11/2019
SAM Conveyancing's Service Pledge to you
Our service pledge to you We work very hard to ensure you have the best service experience when working with us and our service providers. If at any point you feel that this is not the case then please call us immediately and let us make sure we get things back on track for you. 1A...
10/11/2019
Silver Shared Ownership Protection
Our Silver Shared Ownership Protection is a deed of trust for joint owners of a property who want to protect more than just their initial share of the deposit and factor in future changes that may occur during the ownership of the property. This type of deed is known as a floating deed of trust or...
10/11/2019
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...
08/11/2019
Chancel Repair Liability Insurance
Chancel indemnity insurance is purchased during the conveyancing process by the buyer and protects them from any future claims to repair the local church.Chancel repair liability is a legal obligation on some property owners in England and Wales to pay for certain repairs to the local parish...
07/11/2019
Fixed Conveyancing Fee
Our fixed fee conveyancing supports you and gives clarity to know what they will pay their solicitor during a standard conveyancing transaction. Our conveyancing quotes include all of the solicitor's legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction. We tailor your quote to your needs...
07/11/2019
Help to Buy Staircasing
Help to Buy Staircasing is when you opt to pay off part of your Help to Buy Equity Loan. This is different to shared ownership staircasing. In simple terms, when you repay any part of any loan used to buy your home, you end up owning more of the equity of your home yourself and...
07/11/2019
Deed of Trust to Protect Money In Property
A deed of trust is primarily used to protect money in a property, however it can also be used to set out the intentions for the ownership of the property including its use, maintaining it and when to sell it.  A deed of trust is drafted by a solicitor, normally during the conveyancing...
06/11/2019
Buying a House Without a Survey - What Defects Can Be Missed?
07/10/2019
Listed Building Surveys - Building Surveyor and Survey Cost
04/10/2019
Staircasing Valuation
10/09/2019
Shared Ownership Valuation
03/09/2019
Buying a home with septic tank
05/08/2019
Building Regulations
25/07/2019
What is a Mortgage Valuation?
05/06/2019
What is Subsidence?
20/05/2019
Steel Frame House
14/05/2019
Timber Frame Houses
06/05/2019
Japanese Knotweed Removal
13/03/2019
Japanese Knotweed Heat Map
07/03/2019
Asbestos Survey
22/02/2019
Concrete House
04/02/2019
What is a Load Bearing Wall?
03/01/2019
What type of survey do I need
21/11/2018
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
23/10/2018
Property Survey Defects
27/07/2018
What is a Structural Engineer and When Do You Need One?
12/04/2018
Chimney Breast Removal
27/03/2018
Georgian Properties
07/02/2018
Off-Plan Homes: Do You Need a Snagging Survey?
07/02/2018
Does a Certified Electrician Need to Rewire a House?
10/01/2018
Thatched Roof Building Survey
29/12/2017