Conveyancing Law Blogs

Conveyancing legal blogs, published by property and conveyancing law firms and lawyers in the UK, US and across the world.

The Importance of Legal Agreements in Protecting your Share of your Property

by September 24, 2015 Conveyancing

Every year, countless couples move in together unaware of how little legal protection they have when it comes to ownership of the home that they now live in. You can live with your partner for decades, but if things were to go horribly wrong and you end up going your separate ways, you could end […]

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Landlords rent arrears worry over benefits tenants

by Harvey Harding December 19, 2013 Conveyancing

The number of landlords letting to people on benefits has halved in the last three years, according to data from the National Landlords’ Association. The figure has fallen from 46% to just one in five (22%). Seven out of 10 landlords who do let properties to people benefits said they have experienced problems with rent […]

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First time buyer lending reaches six year high

by Harvey Harding December 18, 2013 Conveyancing

The number of mortgage loans given to first-time buyers this October was the highest since November 2007, new data from the Council of Mortgage lenders has revealed. There were 26,800 loans to first-time buyers in October, an increase of 16% on September and up 33% compared to October 2012. The loans added up to £3.7bn […]

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Landlords are not responsible for empty homes

by Harvey Harding December 11, 2013 Conveyancing

The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has labelled the notion that landlords are deliberately leaving properties empty as ‘nonsense’. There are an estimated 700,000 empty homes in England – 270,000 of which have been empty for over six months. This has lead to criticism of the private rented sector with claims that some landlords are choosing not to […]

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Increase in mortgage lending helps fuel economic growth

by Harvey Harding November 29, 2013 Conveyancing

The housing market continues to be a vital engine for economic growth with gross mortgage lending in October reaching its highest level for five years. According to The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), lending increased to £17.6 billion in October which was 37% higher than the same period last year. October’s figure also represented the […]

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Home movers help continued housing market recovery

by Harvey Harding November 21, 2013 Conveyancing

Mortgage lending in the third quarter of 2013 was at the highest quarterly level since 2007, the Council of Mortgage Lenders has said. According to the latest figures, total home-owner house purchase lending in September was down 14% on August but up year-on-year by 21%. First-time buyers took out 23,600 loans in September which was a 34% […]

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Positive signs to invest in real estate in Spain

by David Lorenzo November 14, 2013 Conveyancing

Five reasons to invest in real estate in Spain After more than five years of crisis, uncertainty about when to recover the brick industry has given way to a widespread optimism, thanks largely to the closure of operations of foreign investors. “It has opened a new stage in the Spanish property market. In recent months, […]

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Blog – Lending at an ultimate high

by EdwardHandsandLewis November 1, 2013 Blawg

By Jenna Mistry Latest figures have shown Mortgage Lenders are financing the largest house spree in the last five years. The Council of Mortgage Lenders has suggested first time buyer mortgage lending has also increased by almost a third within the past 12 months. This increase has come about even before the second phase of […]

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Buying a house? Learn about conveyancing.

by Paul Whitaker August 27, 2013 Conveyancing

Whether you are buying your first house or have already been through the process, it can be a daunting and time-consuming experience. You want to be reassured that your legal team will identify any potential problems early and deal with them quickly. One part of the process that often takes a frustratingly long time is […]

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Why think of using conveyancing methods for succor

by Donna Spencer. July 17, 2013 Conveyancing

Right from the moment the thought cropped up in your mind, with regard to conveyancing, there has been a lot of information gathering around for you to think of investing in the most favourable business, which would bring in the profits. At times we may end up making wring choices and decisions, and we ten […]

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