Conveyancing

Joint Tenants or Tenants in Common

As Property Lawyers acting for Purchasers, we have to advise on ownership if there is more than one owner.  Purchasers have to decide between themselves whether they wish to own as Joint Tenants or Tenants in Common. If the first then means that the property must be held in equal [...]

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Equitable or Beneficial Ownership of Property

Campions are Property, Divorce, Wills Solicitors based in Pride Park in Derby and with a Head Office at Mansfield Road, Nottingham. This blog is prepared by Campions to highlight one facet of property law. That is that there are two aspects of property ownership. The first is the legal ownership. [...]

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New Campions Solicitors Derby Office Pride Park

We are opening our new office at 21 Brunell Parkway, Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8HR on the 8th of April 2019. This will replace our existing office at Marble Hall. We shall now be open for 5 days a week. Our opening times each week of the day are 9am-1pm [...]

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New Homes- Dealing with inadequate work

This week  a new report has come out suggesting how the vexed issue of inadequate work on new homes might be dealt with. This is a constant issue when buyers buy a new home, find faults and struggle to get redress. This report Better Redress for Home Buyers proposes that [...]

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Mundy v The Trustees of the Sloane Stanley Estate: The Decision

Over the last week the Court of Appeal have has been hearing the Mundy v The Trustees of the Sloane Stanley Estate case which was disputing the use of the Parthenia technique in leasehold valuation. If the technique were permitted then the price of leasehold properties could plummet in the [...]

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Mundy v The Trustees of Sloane Stanley Estate: A Revolution in Leasehold Valuations

“This is the biggest scandal of the leasehold world” – James Wyatt The value of leasehold properties in the UK is in flux this week. The Court of Appeal is currently presiding over the Mundy v The Trustees of The Sloane Stanley Estate case which will decide how leasehold properties [...]

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Building Regulation & Compliance Certificates

When making changes to your property you must be aware of certain building regulations which govern how alteration work and installations can be done. The purpose of these regulations is to maintain the safety and energy efficiency of your property. Work covered by the regulations must be approved by the [...]

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CML Certificates and New Build Warranties

When you buy a new build or a recently converted property your mortgage lender will require you to gain a warranty to protect the building. This is intended to protect your investment, and the mortgage lender’s security, in the event that the builders have become insolvent or ceased to exist. [...]

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