282015Jun

Should I use a cheap conveyancer?

I am selling my home and have been looking to hire a cheap conveyancing firm but, after talking to a friend regarding his experience, I am unsure if a cheap, online conveyancing firm is worth the risk. Should I just hire a traditional solicitor or look to pay a lot more? Cheap is a word…

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222015Jun

The ‘Help to Buy’ Scheme explained

The Help to Buy scheme is a Government initiative borne from the Budget in March, 2013. It is the UK Government’s answer to helping people struggling to gain a foot hold on the property ladder due to lack of deposit or lack of equity in their first property. There are two elements to scheme, something…

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72015Jun

The 5 reasons why buying in Northampton is a must!

After the boom in house price that kicked off 2014, this year has seen slightly slower growth than predicted but as we examine here, this is not necessarily bad news for buyers or sellers. As a city, Northampton is a great place to live and work. With a property market that has been buoyant of…

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272015May

Birmingham becomes the city for property investment

We often think of the property market in domestic terms but, it is a far bigger market than this. Across Europe, individuals and organisations invest in property as a way of investing capital, without too much risk. A stable market The property market if any country fluctuates, usually reflecting the economic state of the country….

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52015Jan

The hidden costs of home buying

Buying a home should be an exciting time. In most cases, it is but, there can be one aspect of it that causes stress, anxiety and uncertainty – the cost of actually buying the property. Regardless of where you live, from the hub bub of city life to the solitude of rural life, you need…

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312014Dec

No sale, no fee conveyancing explained

We have all seen the compensation adverts, promising top quality legal help and services on a ‘no win no fee’ basis. Matched with a robust assessment of any potential case, these companies will only really take on cases they know they can win. This conditional fee agreement means that the client only pays their solicitor…

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242014Dec

How can conveyancing consumers avoid hidden solicitors fees?

hidden solicitors fees? Buying and selling a property can be an exciting time but, it can be a stressful journey, full of potholes and pitfalls. For many people, the issue that causes them most hassle is the uncertainty of the bill they face for professionals acting on their behalf. And it seems that this affects…

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32014Dec

What is Abortive Insurance within Conveyancing?

Moving house can be undeniably stressful. In a recent survey by health organisations, moving house figured as number 3 in a list of 5 life events that can cause most stress, even if it is a happy occasion. In most cases a house move is usually a happy and exciting time but it can represent…

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262014Nov

Ways to get Affordable Conveyancing

When obtaining quotes, beware the cheaper conveyancing fees that suggests that for ‘£100 or less’, you can buy or sell a property and get an efficient top quality conveyancing service. This may be a hook with many ‘hidden’ costs. It may be a marketing ploy to draw you in with an artificially low ‘quote’ or…

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