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  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    Housing prices in Leicestershire fall
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      The Land Registry have released the latest lot of figures with regard to property prices and it appears that prices in Leicestershire have fallen by some 0.7%.  This is in direct contrast to London where prices have risen by 9.4% in the last three years. Leicestershire is not isolated in running behind the capital… Learn more

  • Douglas Wemyss - Commercial Property
    Why a Deed of Trust is crucial for young couples starting on the housing ladder
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    With the Government’s new initiatives on helping young couples start on the housing ladder, and the trend towards sharing the cost of mortgages with family or partners, it is becoming increasingly important to document what should happen if it all goes wrong.   Did one partner provide the deposit, if so should they get that… Learn more

  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    Is your property at risk of flooding?
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      One of the searches we offer to our conveyancing clients is a flood report, usually costing less than £30.00 and this search will indicate if the property is at risk of flooding and whether or not building insurance will not be on standard terms.   Some home owners or perspective home owners usually decline… Learn more

  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    Environmental Searches when buying a new property
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    One of the searches you will be offered if you purchase a property using our conveyancing department is an Environmental Search.  This search checks through current and historical records to ascertain whether the property that you are buying may be built on, or near contaminated land.  If you purchase a property that is contaminated then… Learn more

  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    Thinking of buying your first home? Loughborough building market reports rise in profits.
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    Signs are looking good for the local building market after Loughborough builder William Davis reported a five-fold rise in profits.  They believe their success is down to first time buyers returning to the market due to government schemes to assist them in purchasing their first home together with pressure being put on the banks to… Learn more

  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    The Local Authority Search – Essential!
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    When you are thinking about buying a house one of the most important pre-exchange checks you can have carried out is the Local Authority Search.  This is where your solicitor makes enquiries of the local council to find out what they know about the property.   So what kind of questions do we ask?  Well, we… Learn more

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