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  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    The importance of certainty regarding Fittings and Contents.
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        The Importance of Certainty Regarding Fittings and Contents.   There are many who may think that a conveyance of “land” refers plainly to the ground beneath us. Whilst sometimes this may be the case, more often than not there are multiple factors covered by the term “land,” when dealing with the buying and… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Help to buy ISA
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              Help to buy ISA The help to buy ISA is a government backed scheme to help first time buyers save for the deposit on their first home. The ISA can be opened at most banks and the individual would save as they would with a normal ISA account. However, with… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Undertakings and Key Release
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          Undertakings and Key Release   “Gaining Access to the Property after exchange of contract”   A Key undertaking is given by a conveyancing lawyer after contracts between the seller and buyer are exchanged to allow the purchaser access into the property. This access is usually required where the purchaser wishes to carry… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Rescission of a contract!
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    RESCISSION OF A CONTRACT   It very rarely happens in the property market these days because as time has gone on revisions have been made to contracts to reflect what has caused a contract to be rescinded and any loopholes have been tightened up. We now have a form of contract which looks simple on… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Mortgage Lender’s Requirements
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    Mortgage Lender’s Requirements According to the Council for Mortgage Lenders the average loan to value provided by a mortgage lender against a purchase in England during 2016 was 84%.  The average loan to income ratio for the same period was 3.61. Given their financial input for a given transaction mortgage lenders seek to limit their… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Everything you need to know about Help to Buy ISAs
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            In late 2015, the government launched the Help to Buy ISA scheme, which will provide house-hunters with a boost toward their cash deposit if they are able to meet a suitable level of saving. As experts in residential conveyancing, we regularly help clients to make the most of the complex legal aspects of… Learn more

  • Sarah Sainsbury - Residential Conveyancing
    What is a Joint Tenant?
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    What is a joint tenant?   When purchasing a property, your solicitors will ask at some point during the transaction how you want to own the property and the terms used are either joint tenants or tenants in common. This usually leads to some confusion due to the terminology used as usually the term tenant… Learn more

  • Marie Moule - Residential Conveyancing
    Japanese Knotweed – The Legalities
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    Japanese Knotweed – The Legalities Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) is a hardy, fast growing plant Native to Japan, East Asia, China and Korea. Originally introduced to the UK for ornamental garden purposes, knotweed has now spread out of UK gardens and was first recorded in the UK  wild in 1886. It is able to grow… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Buying a property with subsidence
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    Below we have answered the top 5 most frequently asked questions about buying a property with subsidence.           What is subsidence? Subsidence occurs when the foundations of the property start to move, which may be caused by the earth constricting or expanding due to the amount of water absorbed or lost…. Learn more

  • Sarah Sainsbury - Residential Conveyancing
    Buying a house? Do you need a flood risk check?
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    If you are purchasing a property and you are concerned about flooding, a flood risk check can be made by your conveyancer. By using environmental reports, they can be notified about any flooding in the area and if the property has ever been flooded in the past. Issues are mainly raised when the property is near… Learn more


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