95% mortgages for first time buyers

Government to launch 95% mortgage scheme for first-time buyers

During the virtual Conservative party conference that took place on 6th October, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a radical new scheme to help first-time buyers get on the property ladder. In a bid to turn “Generation Rent” into “Generation Buy,” the Government’s plan for a 95% mortgage program aims to create an estimated two million […]

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The benefits of choosing online conveyancing during the pandemic

The benefits of choosing online conveyancing during the pandemic During this uncertain time, the idea of moving seems more daunting than ever. Our daily lives have been transformed by the restrictions put in place and the new rules we must follow. As we continue to adapt in response to COVID-19, it is understandable that some […]

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What happens when a sale falls through – the role of a conveyancer

It is a new home owner’s worst nightmare: they find their dream home, build up a heap of excitement while they wait for the legal applications to be processed, only to find out that the sale has fallen through and they’re not going to be proud new property owners after all. Equally disappointed are the […]

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How the right conveyancing solution can aid buy-to-let transactions

With the recently-announced stamp duty holiday in effect until March of next year, inquiries for UK residential properties up to £500,000 have skyrocketed almost overnight. Many United Kingdom residents have realised that opportunities to save on property purchases, as offered by favourable Land Tax Stamp Duty adjustments, only come around once in a while. It […]

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Choosing a conveyancer during the stamp duty holiday

On the 8th of July this year, Chancellor of the Exchequer – Rishi Sunak – announced temporary alterations to the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT). This came after month-on-month property enquiries fell from around 100,000 per month in February 2020 to around 40,000 in April, and is intended to reignite the residential property industry as […]

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Choosing the Right Property Conveyancer

Finding the right property conveyancer is more important than ever before – especially for home buyers. On Wednesday 8 July 2020,  Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a stamp duty tax holiday for property buyers in England and Northern Island. This break begins immediately and continues until 31 March 2021. It will apply to all property under […]

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Do You Have to Pay Solicitors Fees if The Sale Falls Through?

A question commonly asked by prospective home buyers and sellers is whether you still have to pay property solicitors fees even if the sale falls through. Many buyers and sellers hire solicitors without fully understanding the costs involved. When the sale does not take place, and they are presented with an invoice, they wonder why […]

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