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Property chain

How to manage a property chain

A property chain relates to a series of buyers and sellers linked together because each is buying and/or selling a

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Sold as seen

What does ‘sold as seen’ mean in property?

In relation to property sales, when a transaction is ‘sold as seen’ conveyancers can only advise on the legal title

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caveat emptor

What does ‘caveat emptor’ mean?

When buying a property, the principle of caveat emptor – a Latin term – applies which simply means ‘let the buyer

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Progress sale

How do you progress a property sale quickly?

Buying a house can be an exciting experience and one with a high degree of emotional involvement. It is also

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Controversial ground rent clauses

Controversial ground rent clauses

What’s the problem with a ground rent clause? Recently, the press have highlighted leases where the ground rent doubles every 10

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Property fraud

How to prevent your house being fraudulently sold (without your knowledge)

Property is usually our most valuable asset so it is important to protect it from an ever-increasing risk of fraud.

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Gifted Deposits

Gifted Deposits and the Bank of Mum and Dad

Stepping onto, or progressing up the property ladder can present significant financial challenges for many house buyers. When buying a

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Why pay a professional to write a Will?

Why pay a professional to write a Will?

Thinking about, preparing and writing a Will can be an onerous task. It is an undertaking that few people relish.

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