Property Conveyancing

10 Top Tips for Selling your Property

One of the most common complaints about the conveyancing process is the time it takes to complete a sale and/or purchase. I am often asked if there is anything that can be done to…

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Why Clear Communication is Important in Your Conveyance

Cut the Jargon When it comes to property law, it’s easy for clients to be intimidated by the language used. What is a freeholder? What is the title? What is the Transfer of Equity?…

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Property Fraud

National Conveyancing Week

Monday 20 – Friday 24 March 2023 UK property lawyers are taking part in a series of events this week to educate and inform all those involved in the home-moving process. Hart Reade are…

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The Dangers of Cohabitating

There has been a big jump in the number of first-time buyers who have registered as unmarried home owners. The data is concerning, albeit understandable. Buying power is near impossible for single earners and…

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Completed on Your First Home – What Happens Next? Some Practical Tips

As a first-time buyer it is a great feeling hearing the words ‘The sellers have received the funds, the estate agents will now release the keys to you.’ Completion day means your conveyancing transaction…

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Payment Diversion Fraud with Conveyancing

Criminals are actively targeting property purchases with the aim of tricking you into transferring them your house deposit and/or the balance of purchase monies to them. These schemes can be highly sophisticated and almost…

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Hang on to your hats, it is not over yet!

Whilst the main part of the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday came to an end on 30 June there remains a saving to be had on the standard rates until 30 September 2021.

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Legal Rights of Separating Cohabitees

SDLT – The Holiday Is Over

As you will be aware the Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday is due to end in part on 30 June 2021. The current holiday means that the threshold for SDLT has been raised to…

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Conveyancing & Property Law Services in Uckfield

Stamp Duty Land Tax Deadline Has Been Extended

Despite repeated statements confirming that the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) Holiday introduced on 8 July 2020 would end on 31 March 2021 as planned; the Chancellor has now extended the deadline to 30…

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Help To Buy Deadline Extended

The Government’s Help to Buy equity loan scheme has been extended to 31 May to allow properties which have been delayed being finalised due to COVID restrictions to be fully built and completed and…

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