Residential Conveyancing Articles
The government has launched a mortgage deposit scheme which will help first time buyers or current homeowners to secure a 95% mortgage. What are the risks of high rate mortgages and how does the new scheme work?
You may not have heard of the Conveyancing Quality Scheme - it's a quality standard operated by The Law Society that provides assurance of conveyancing high standards...find out more
Rishi Sunak has announced today an extension to the Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday to 30 June 2021
Property tenants will benefit from major reforms to property Leasehold legislation coming soon. We look at the issues and 2022 reforms and whether owning a buy-to-let second property under leasehold is still an attractive investment?
The President of The Law Society has expressed concern over 'unrealistic' conveyancing expectations ahead of stamp duty allowance deadline of 31 March 2021.
In a letter to the housing industry, government has this week confirmed that the buying and selling of homes can continue during the second lockdown.
The race is on to complete on house sales before 31 March's temporary SDLT suspension ends, but with nearly 420,000 sales still to complete, the bottleneck's narrowing
Houses prices are increasing and the East Midlands has seen the highest growth in England.
Rightmove: ‘more homes selling within a week than at any point over the past decade.’
Rishi Sunak has announced that residential property purchases under £500k will be exempt from paying Stamp Duty until 31 March 2021
Since June, house sales are moving again. Fast completions are the new norm... read on
Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has told estate agents that they can re-open from today. Read the story here...
Earlier in Lockdown it was far harder to obtain a mortgage from a lender, especially if you had a smaller deposit, as Lockdown eases in May, we take a brief look at finding a new mortgage.
Can people still move house? Lawson-West summarises the impact of COVID-19 on house sale and purchase transactions