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  • How conveyancing searches can affect a decision to buy a property

    Conveyancing searches are an incredibly important part of purchasing a property. They are required by most mortgage lenders and can reveal crucial information about the property and land that even the seller did not know! The results from searches might be so surprising that you have second thoughts about the property you intended to buy…. Learn more

  • Buying a property? Here’s our step-by-step guide to conveyancing

    If you are purchasing a property, you will need to work with a solicitor / conveyancer to help you with the legal work. Conveyancing can often seem confusing and lengthy because of the high amount of work and steps involved from conducting searches, to raising enquiries and ensuring all of the correct documents are completed… Learn more

  • Christmas opening hours

    We are closed for Christmas across all of our branches from 12 noon on Monday 24th December and re-open at 9am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. If you have any queries please email us info@ehlsolicitors.co.uk or call 0116 266 5394.  

  • Lewisham Branch Now Closed

    Our Lewisham branch office permanently closed on Friday 9th November 2018. For all enquiries please email info@ehlsolicitors.co.uk in the first instance, from where your enquiry will be directed to the right office and contact. For all existing clients please be aware that all Will storage has been transferred to our Loughborough Office and Property Deeds has… Learn more

  • Helping your child or grandchild to buy a home

    If you are fortunate enough to be able to help your children or grandchildren to get on the housing ladder there are a number of routes you can take. Recent news indicated that children are living with their parents for longer than ever before and new figures suggest that the average single first-time buyer needs… Learn more

  • Buying a New Build Property

    Buying a new home may seem a much easier option for you than buying an older property.  There’s no to-ing and fro-ing with the Estate Agents on viewing times, you’ll see show homes beautifully laid out, with furniture that fits (watch out!) and no embarrassing situations where a homeowner is hiding their dirty underwear as… Learn more

  • Edward Hands and Lewis delighted to announce new collaboration with Fitzalan Partners

    Conveyancing specialists Edward Hands and Lewis are delighted to announce news of their new collaboration with Fitzalan Partners offering potential clients the opportunity to link with Edward Hands and Lewis for expert conveyancing services through Fitzalan’s, Fridaysmove, In-Deed Conveyancing and Homeward Legal businesses. EHL Group Commercial Director Ian Morris comments ‘Our new links with Fitzalan… Learn more

  • Consequence of a Delay or Late Completion Conveyancing

    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

  • Residential Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)

      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

  • Possessory Title

    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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