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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
Property Valuation Survey
18/12/2017
What does a solicitor do for the seller
16/12/2017
Protection from failing to complete your house purchase on time
15/12/2017
Conveyancing for £99 - The Scam of Cheap Conveyancing
13/12/2017
Conveyancing Glossary
13/12/2017
What is a Local Authority Search?
13/12/2017
5 top tips for fast conveyancing!
10/12/2017
Buy to Let 3% Stamp Duty Surcharge from April 2016
10/12/2017
Mortgage Glossary
06/12/2017
Getting a Mortgage When Self-Employed - Our 5 Top Tips
05/12/2017
Auction Conveyancing - Our buyers guide
02/12/2017
Prescribed Information - Section 21 New Rules
01/12/2017
November 2017
30/11/2017
Putting a property into trust
30/11/2017
Environmental Search Report
29/11/2017
Festive conveyancing? Get your exchange of contracts in before Xmas!
29/11/2017
Attended Exchange of Contracts: Beware the Pitfalls
27/11/2017
Buying a home: a simple day-to-day guide
27/11/2017
TA10 Law Society Fittings and Contents Form explained
26/11/2017
Radon Testing: what happens if my property is in a radon affected area?
25/11/2017
Purpose Built Flats
22/11/2017
Cheap surveyors: the (false) economies of scale
17/11/2017
HomeBuyer Surveys
17/11/2017
Subsidence hits St Albans: do you need a surveyor?
16/11/2017