Property Conveyancing

Freehold Vs Leasehold

Property Conveyancing A freehold property is usually a house, bungalow, detached/semi-detached/terrace.  When you purchase your freehold property, you also purchase the land on which the property is built. Leasehold means you simply lease the…

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Planning Permission – When Do I Need It?

Not having correct planning permission when you alter your property can cause delays when it comes to selling. To find out whether or not you require planning permission, you can go online to www.planningportal.gov.uk…

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Help to Buy Scheme

In October 2013 the Government introduced a new Help to Buy scheme to enable first time buyers to get onto the housing ladder and existing home owners to move up the housing ladder with…

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Conveyancing Solicitors in East Sussex

We know that buying or selling your home can be a daunting prospect.  Having three offices in Eastbourne, Polegate and Hailsham in East Sussex, Hart Reade solicitors can assist with your sale and/or purchase from the initial stages…

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Conveyancing Quality at Hart Reade

The Hart Reade Property Department prides itself on providing expert legal advice and exceptional customer service.  In a market that is competitive and still feeling the effects of the current state of the economy,…

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Property Conveyancing

We know that buying or selling your home can be a daunting prospect. Based in Eastbourne, Polegate and Hailsham in East Sussex, Hart Reade solicitors can assist with your sale and/or purchase from the initial stages…

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End to Stamp Duty Relief for First Time Buyers

Residential Property The Chancellor, George Osborne, announced in his Autumn Statement this week that the exemption for first time buyers of residential property will end as planned on the 24 March 2012. Currently first…

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Gas Safety Certificate

Property Law The Health & Safety Executive have just fined a landlord £2,000 for failing to provide a gas safety certificate in respect of a residential tenanted property.  This case highlights the importance of…

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Valuer’s Duty of Care

Residential Property In the case of Scullion v Bank of Scotland plc t/as Colleys it was held that the valuer of a residential property does not owe a duty of care to a borrower…

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