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    Consequence of a Delay or Late Completion Conveyancing
    January 17th, 2018 by EHL Conveyancing Team

    Once Contracts have been exchanged for a property transaction certain terms come into effect.  These include: – The date for completion is fixed A deposit is, or will become, payable – usually for 10% of the purchase price but sometimes less by agreement Interest will accrue on a daily basis should completion be delayed On… Learn more

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    Residential Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)
    December 22nd, 2017 by EHL Conveyancing Team

      Residential Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)   As discussed in our previous article on this point on the 26th November, following the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget speech on the 22nd November Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is back in the headlines with the announcement of the immediate abolition of SDLT for first time buyers subject… Learn more

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    Possessory Title
    December 18th, 2017 by EHL Conveyancing Team

    Possessory Title If land is unregistered at Land Registry and the paper title deeds cannot be located it is possible to apply to Land Registry for a claim for Adverse Possession. As there are no Title Deeds a Statement would need to be provided showing how the applicant’s claim arises and providing such documentary evidence… Learn more

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    What are Pre-Contract Enquiries?
    December 13th, 2017 by EHL Conveyancing Team

      What are Pre-Contract Enquiries   A critical element for any transaction is responding to enquiries raised by the buyer’s representative.  At their core, enquiries are simply questions raised as to the nature of the property itself or on the title, rights and obligations that come with the land. The purpose of enquiries is to… Learn more

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    Bank of Mum and Dad!
    December 4th, 2017 by EHL Conveyancing Team

      The Bank of Mum and Dad Most parents will naturally want to help their offspring onto the property ladder and with the price of property these days it is often a requirement to have the extra funds even when a mortgage is being obtained Chances are then that parents will be asked to provide… Learn more

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