Thinking of buying a New Build? – Things to Consider

Thinking of buying a New Build? – Things to Consider

New Builds are a great option whether you are a first time buyer, a growing family, down or up sizing or just require a more low maintenance property. Here are some of our top tips to buying a new build home and some of the common pitfalls: The benefits Many people...
Conveyancing Blog: What is an Unregistered Property?

Conveyancing Blog: What is an Unregistered Property?

When buying or selling property, how the title to the property is evidenced will be slightly different depending upon whether it is registered or unregistered. Currently approx 85% of property and land in England and Wales is registered. Registered Property It might...
Conveyancing Update: Local Authority Searches

Conveyancing Update: Local Authority Searches

Local Authority searches are an essential part of buying a house and they are also required by mortgage lenders. There are two parts to a local authority search – an LLC1 and a CON29. The LLC1 – Local Land Charge Register covers any charges or restrictions relating to...
Conveyancing Update: Protecting Against Property Fraud

Conveyancing Update: Protecting Against Property Fraud

Property fraud is surprisingly quite common.   In 2018 the Land Registry reported that 71% of fraud committed in that year was property fraud and 2022 could see record levels.The pandemic has made things worse. It has meant you can purchase a property without meeting...