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The Foster Partnership - CLC Intervention into Conveyancing Firm
The Foster Partnership has closed for business after their regulators, the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC), intervened into the trading from the company's 4 offices in Kent. The intervention is for a breach to the Code of Conduct that The Foster Partnership must adhere to. This breach and...
21/05/2020
Fletcher Longstaff in Administration
Multi-award winning Fletcher Longstaff of Burton Waters have gone into administration on the 5th May 2020 leaving a large number of home buyers and sellers needing to find a new conveyancing solicitor to finish off their conveyancing transaction. Fletcher Longstaff's regulators, the Council for...
20/05/2020
Bank Undervalued Property - What You Can Do
A bank undervaluing your property can be fatal to a house purchase as it means that the mortgage lender doesn't agree with the property value you offered. You may disagree with the house house valuation, however the mortgage lender has employed a qualified Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors...
18/05/2020
Buying a house for the first time - First time buyer guide
Solicitors fees for buying a house as a first time buyer Our experienced conveyancing solicitors have helped thousands of first time buyers and can help you too. Our fixed fee conveyancing quotes are truly fixed with no hidden extras and we're rated Excellent...
10/05/2020
Buying a home during the Coronavirus
Buying a home at any time is stressful, however this has worsened because of the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Among the matters of uncertainty you face are: will your surveyor attend the property if your seller is in isolation? What happens if your seller pulls out at the last minute?...
06/05/2020
Virtual viewings and desktop valuations: housing's lifeline? April 2020
According to HM Government we are over the worst of the initial wave of the lethal coronavirus. However there are unlikely to be significant moves to scale down the 'lockdown' in business and social life as the authorities understandably act cautiously to lessen the chances of a...
06/05/2020
Help to Buy Valuation from a Help to Buy Surveyor
Get a Help to Buy Valuation Quote Our experienced RICS Surveyors are qualified to provide Target Help to Buy Valuations. We cover the whole of England and have availability within days of instruction, plus we're rated Excellent on Trustpilot. Get a free no...
05/05/2020
Help to Buy Loan Repayment
Get a Help to Buy Repayment Quote Our experienced conveyancing solicitors can help you repay your Help to Buy loan. Our Fixed Fee quotes are truly fixed with no hidden extras and we're rated Excellent on Trustpilot. Get a free no obligation online quote today....
04/05/2020
How Long Between Exchange and Completion
How long between exchange and completion can be any time which is mutually agreed between all parties in the chain, although 2 weeks is the most frequent time period. Most buyers want to exchange and complete on the same day which is possible but not advisable. We explain the pros and cons for how...
04/05/2020
Land Registry ID5 Form - Verification of online video call
Get your ID5 Form Solicitor Verification? Fed up of solicitors who can't help? Get in contact today to see how our solicitor can make getting your ID1 and ID5 form certified hassle free. There is no need to find a solicitor near you simply call us now on 0333...
04/05/2020
Exchanging Contracts
Exchange of contracts is the key moment in the conveyancing process because it legally binds the seller and the buyer into the transaction. Until contracts are exchanged either party can pull out without any financial penalty, other than to cover their own costs and any reservation deposit paid....
30/04/2020
Declaration of solvency when gifting your house
Get a Quote for a Declaration of Solvency Our experienced conveyancing solicitors can help with a Declaration of Solvency for a gift of property or for company directors. Our quotes are competitive and we're rated Excellent on Trustpilot. Get a quote today and...
28/04/2020
The Foster Partnership - CLC Intervention into Conveyancing Firm
21/05/2020
Fletcher Longstaff in Administration
20/05/2020
Bank Undervalued Property - What You Can Do
18/05/2020
Buying a house for the first time - First time buyer guide
10/05/2020
Buying a home during the Coronavirus
06/05/2020
Virtual viewings and desktop valuations: housing's lifeline? April 2020
06/05/2020
Help to Buy Valuation from a Help to Buy Surveyor
05/05/2020
Help to Buy Loan Repayment
04/05/2020
How Long Between Exchange and Completion
04/05/2020
Land Registry ID5 Form - Verification of online video call
04/05/2020
Exchanging Contracts
30/04/2020
Declaration of solvency when gifting your house
28/04/2020
Borrowing money from family
27/04/2020
Gifted Deposit? Or is it a loan from your parent?
26/04/2020
Gifting Property - 4 ways to gift your property
26/04/2020
Severance of joint tenancy
24/04/2020
Joint Tenancy vs Tenants in Common - Pros and Cons
23/04/2020
Inheriting a House After Death
21/04/2020
Joint Tenancy Definition
21/04/2020
Transferring property to a beneficiary when sole owner dies
21/04/2020
Cohabitation Agreement
19/04/2020
Buying with a 5% deposit
16/04/2020
How to Negotiate When Buying a House
13/04/2020
Property Survey Defects
12/04/2020