Stamp Duty - How has it changed?

By Jasper Dawson at 00:00

There was a time when Stamp Duty payable on the purchase of the property was simple in that there was a fixed percentage payable on all types of property if the purchase price exceeded a threshold which was intermittently raised with inflation.

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Insuring Your Property on Exchange

By Christopher Courtenay at 00:00

Another question I am often asked.... Why do I need to insure my property on the exchange of contracts instead of the date of completion? Good question. It can be a common misconception with buyers of property that a Conveyancer actually acts for the mortgage lender as well as them.

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Bogus Law Firms: How to avoid them

By Hannah Aistrop at 10:00

Residential conveyancing is an area of law which is a common target for fraudsters setting up a bogus law firm. A bogus firm is a firm who is not regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and pretends to be entitled to provide reserved legal activities or call themselves solicitors. This is a criminal offence and the reports of such incidents being reported are rising.

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One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is ‘when can I book my removals’ or even ‘I have booked my removals!’ This is one of many million dollar questions I am asked throughout the Conveyancing process.

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Match My House was founded by Wirral resident Dan Thomas following his negative experiences of estate agents when buying a number of houses over the years. He wanted to eliminate some of the stresses in the conveyancing process and also bring back some of the excitement into moving house.

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