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Joint property ownership

02/03/2018

The dream of buying a property is often outside the means of many people, but one that can be fulfilled through owning a property with another person. There are two ways to jointly own property which we have outlined in this article.

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Why a solicitor is the 'must have accessory' in any leasehold property transaction

06/11/2017

Often the last person you speak to when you have decided to enter into a lease of a residential or commercial property is a solicitor to get a quote for the work. When you get the quote, which on top of the other professional and administrative costs you are obliged to pay, can seem steep, no one can blame you for considering if there is a way to short cut this extra cost or indeed if you can just agree the draft lease yourself and save money and time.

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Energy Performance Certificate Changes

20/10/2017

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) were introduced as part of the governments aim to reduce carbon emissions. There are many schemes available to property owners and occupiers to improve the energy efficiency of buildings. Many of these schemes rely on EPCs to operate.

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Beware property fraud

20/10/2017

Solicitor firms and their clients are currently finding themselves a major target for fraudsters in conveyancing transactions. 

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