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Conveyancing

Read our extensive library of conveyancing articles for help at every stage of the buying and selling process. Whether you’re a First-Time Buyer or an experienced mover, our advice can help every step of the way.

What are the rules for letting a property to family?

It might seem that letting your property to family members is simple, but it can be more complicated than you think. Here we consider the issues around letting to relatives.

Conveyancing, Conveyancing Advice

Can blockchain speed up the conveyancing process?

With more research going into speeding up the conveyancing process, we ask whether blockchain is really the answer.

Conveyancing, Conveyancing Process

What is equity release and how does it work?

Equity release is the ability to free up the equity from your property, whilst you continue to live in it. For many people, their property is their biggest asset, but all their savings are tied up in it.

Conveyancing

Changing the name on the deeds - do I need a transfer of equity?

If you’re looking to remove or add a name to the deeds of your property, or ‘buy out’ an ex-partner, you’ll need a transfer of equity. Here’s a few different reasons you might need a transfer of equity, how you can go about getting the process started, and what you need to do.

Conveyancing

5 things you might not know about...buying from an estate agent

If you’re buying a property, the likelihood is you’re going to be buying through an estate agent. The agent will show you a variety of properties they have on their list, and hope that you’ll pick one to buy.

Conveyancing, Estate Agents

What's going on with the leasehold scandal?

Confusing leases, freehold being sold on to private companies and the consumer unaware until it's too late - what's the next stage in the leasehold scandal?

Conveyancing

5 things you didn't know about...getting a mortgage

In the first of our new series, we start with 5 things you might not know (and really should) when applying for a mortgage.

Conveyancing, Conveyancing Process

Why Should I Use a Conveyancing Solicitor?

We welcome Beaumont Legal solicitor Julie Powell to explain what a conveyancing solicitor does and why you need one when buying a property.

Conveyancing

How sharing your data could get you on the property ladder sooner

This week we welcome app FirstHomeCoach to tell us about open banking and what that means for your saving plans.

Conveyancing