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  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Chancel Repair Liability is an ancient liability – why is it relevant today?
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      Chancel repair liability is an ancient liability – why is it relevant today?     If land is subject to chancel repair liability, the owner is obliged to contribute towards repairs to the chancel of a medieval church. Although the liability dates back to medieval law, it attaches to former rectorial land. This land… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Property Fraud and Identity Documents
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    Property Fraud & Identity Documents Property, as with any asset, is subject to the threat posed by unscrupulous parties looking to defraud people or to launder money. Property frauds are increasingly sophisticated and the nature of the attempts are constantly evolving. It is important that individuals are aware of the potential threats. Every buyer expects… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Joint Ownership
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    Joint Ownership    We all know that buying a property can be a stressful time but also a very exciting time as it is a new chapter in your life.   We would like to make that process as easy as possible for you especially when you are purchasing a property with your partner, spouse, family… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Selling a property through Probate or Lasting Powers of Attorney
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    Selling a property through Probate, or Lasting Power Of Attorney. Top Facts about Probate Sales; Technically you cannot sell a property before the probate is granted, unless your name is already on the deed. The Probate takes around eight weeks to come back and if you sell your house in the meantime this could hold… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Is Help to Buy only for New Homes?
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    Is this a question that has been playing on your mind? Is Help to Buy only for New Homes?   Help to Buy is a government scheme which was introduced to offer help to first time home buyers purchase a property. This was brought about by offering government loans which were more attainable, such as… Learn more

  • Jade Price - Business Law
    Protecting your intellectual property – what is it and how can it be done?
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    Protecting your intellectual property – what is it and how can it be done?   It is a common saying that imitation is the best form of flattery, however, this is not the case where such imitation causes a loss to your business!   What is intellectual property? Intellectual property (IP) is a creation of… Learn more

  • Marie Moule - Residential Conveyancing
    Shared ownership: A Current Explanation
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    Shared ownership: A Current Explanation Often when purchasing a property, we do not do it alone. Our reasons may differ, for example a couple may wish to start a family or business partners may seek to make an investment but the law that governs how we recognise ownership of property stays the same. Explaining property… Learn more

  • Kate Godber - Wills, Probate, LPA, Tax and Trusts
    Inheritance Tax in the UK hits an all time high
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      In the tax year 2016/2017 the amount of Inheritance Tax (IHT) paid to HMRC was in excess of £4.7billion. Official bodies have also calculated that in the next five years this figure could increase by up to a third, this is a payment of up to £6.1billion. The reason for this increase is a… Learn more

  • Chris Barber - Residential Conveyancing
    Radon
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    Radon Radon is a noble gas which has been classified as “carcinogenic to humans” by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. It is the second largest cause of lung cancer, being a factor in 1,100 deaths annually nationwide. It is odourless, tasteless and colourless making it impossible for those without specialised equipment to detect… Learn more

  • Kate Herbert - Residential Conveyancing
    Voluntary Registration of Unregistered Land
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      Voluntary Registration of Unregistered Land Over 80% of land in England and Wales is now registered with the Land Registry, meaning there is a clear, permanent electronic record of who owns what. Where land has not been registered, we refer to this as being ‘unregistered’ whereby ownership to the land is evidenced by paper… Learn more

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