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  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Buying a New Build Property
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    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

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

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Consequence of a Delay or Late Completion Conveyancing
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    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

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Possessory Title
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    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

  • 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
    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

  • 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

  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    Landlords are your EPC’s up to scratch?
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    Landlords are your EPC’s up to scratch? If you are a landlord or contemplating becoming a landlord, it is advisable you start planning for the energy changes coming into force in April 2018. An Energy Performance Certificate (“EPC”) is required on any property sold or sub let and must be provided to any new tenant…. Learn more

  • Aimee Pyrah - Residential Conveyancing
    What is Meant by the Term ‘Full Title Guarantee’?
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    When drafting the contract, the seller’s solicitors must decide whether the seller will promise to dispose of the land with ‘full title guarantee’, ‘limited title guarantee’, or refuse to give any title guarantee at all. The inclusion of the statement ‘the seller sells with full title guarantee’ on a contract will give the buyer the… Learn more

  • Ashley Patel - Residential Conveyancing
    Right to buy – who can apply?
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    Do you live in a home that you currently don’t own but would like to? If you have lived there for a long period of time, then the ‘Right to Buy’ scheme will enable you to buy your home at a lower price than the market value. To qualify, the property you wish to buy must… Learn more

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