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Tenants remaining in the property on completion?

When selling or buying a property with tenants remaining on completion, there are a few differences to the transaction that will need to be considered. Of course the legal title checks, searches, surveys etc will still follow the same process, however tenants may present other scenarios you need to be [...]

Tenants vacating the property on completion

When a property is being purchased where tenants are currently residing in the property, but will be leaving on completion, here are the things that will need to be considered. Firstly, the contract on exchange will state that the property will be sold with vacant possession (i.e. the property will [...]

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The Importance of Insurance

The period between exchange and completion should be the time to let out a sigh of relief. As contracts are legally bound, all parties should have everything necessary in place to legally complete on the completion date agreed. All parties within a chain can set out making the necessary arrangements [...]

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Selling a property due to a relationship breakdown?

We understand that sometimes selling a property can be due to circumstances that are emotional or fraught. When it is due to a relationship breakdown - whether that be a personal or business relationship - the legal process of selling a property may not be at the forefront of your [...]

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Government Leasehold Proposals For Reforms

FIRST STAGE Leasehold Reform (Ground Rents) Bill found under that name. Introduced to the House of Lords this prohibits new ground rent in new long residential leases. This is described as the first reform measure of this parliament. SECOND STAGE - Will include the following: (included where relevant) - Reform [...]

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Easy-Peasy Estimates – For all Residential Transactions

At Campions Solicitors we are property lawyers ensuring a smooth transaction from the very outset. When it comes to shopping around for quotes, we know how crucial it is to get back to you with all the information you require for your particular transaction. Whether it is pressure from the [...]

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Possessory Title: A Cautionary Tale

To understand possessory title and what is involved when applying to the same, we must understand a little bit more regarding the documentation which may be available from Land Registry, what information is given on the title deeds and what this information tells us about the land. A parcel of [...]

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