Personal v Official
Property searches are your way of ensuring that the property you intend to buy doesn’t have any nasty surprises in store for you.
Buying a property is probably the largest and most important purchase that the majority of people make. It’s the largest purchase simply because property prices are as high as they are here in theUK. It’s the most important, (a) because of the huge sums of money involved, (and therefore the risk you expose yourself to), and (b), because the property is likely to be either your family home for many years to come; your place of work, or sometimes a combination of both.
There are a number of searches carried out by your conveyancing solicitor and these will vary from area to area, however, there are two searches that will be carried out irrespective of where you are or the type of property you are buying. These are the Local Authority Search and the Water and Drainage Search. Continue reading
Buying Converted Buildings - What Should You Look Out For?
Conversions in the property market are very popular at the moment, with Barn conversions for example, providing you with a marvellous opportunity to own a unique, quality home that has style, character, and an historic pedigree. These properties with their vaulted ceilings, Oak beams, and beautiful countryside views are tempting many people, as are Victorian and Georgian property conversions too, but is there anything in particular that you should watch out for if you are one of the tempted? The answer of course is yes there are, and as conveyancing solicitors who take our responsibility to our clients very seriously, we at Langley Wellington are pleased to be able to take this opportunity to appraise readers of our new blog what things you should be taking into consideration.
The Bliss Tweed Wool mill now converted into flats.
Leasehold property – What are the issues?
Buying a leasehold property, whether for use as a home or place of work, is a serious undertaking. There are many legal implications to be considered, which is why it is important to instruct a good conveyancing solicitor to act on your behalf. Back in 1998, we at Langley Wellington recognised the need in the marketplace for a quality conveyancing service, and as a result the Cotswold Conveyancing Centre was launched.
Cotswold Conveyancing employs some of the best conveyancing staff in the business, and they have helped thousands of clients to date to successfully complete on their property transactions, always making sure that their clients’ interests were observed and met. Continue reading