Tags: conveyancing

8 step guide to completing your house purchase

August 6, 2020

Tim Higham, Partner in our Residential Property team at Trethowans, provides the following eight step guide if you’re looking to move home.

Why Do Conveyancers Argue Over Taking Out Legal Indemnity Insurance?

December 18, 2019

A selling lawyer and a buying lawyer have different agendas when the issue crops up.

Home sellers beware: 6 traps to avoid – so choose your conveyancer carefully

June 21, 2019

“But I’m just selling; the buyer takes the risks with everything, right?” Wrong. If you are selling a house or flat, there are so many things a buyer can challenger you over, even after you have sold, and so you need to make sure you have the best conveyancer on your side, to guide you and shield you from that happening.

Cheap conveyancing – dare you risk it?

November 11, 2016

Just ask yourself, why does the conveyancer have to price their service so cheaply? Desperate for work? Poor reputation, or a low headline rate, but then lots of hidden charges.

Estate Agents can actually help the conveyancing lawyer

September 22, 2016

Conveyancers witness the work of so many estate agents in their day to day legal work, and any will tell you the quality ranges dramatically. Just as estate agents will say about conveyancing lawyers. A sure fire way to tell which estate agents a conveyancing lawyer rates might be if they promote the best on their legal website. But otherwise, simply asking a local lawyer who they rate is a good…

Estate Agents don’t get paid until the conveyancing lawyer achieves an exchange of contracts

September 20, 2016

It is easy to overlook the fact that the majority of estate agents only receive payment for the weeks, if not months of hard work that they put in to selling your property, if, and only if, they secure a buyer for your property who proceeds to an exchange of contracts.

How does Flood Re home insurance work?

June 24, 2016

Access to affordable home insurance is critically important when it comes to helping households recover from the severe financial impacts and damage caused by flooding.

Conveyancing and quick deals – more of the same or a new dynamic 2016?

January 14, 2016

New year, new chance. But who will care?

Conveyancing – It’s about exceeding clients’ expectations

July 14, 2014

The quality of conveyancing in England and Wales ranges wildly.  The best people to know this are Estate Agents who face conveyancers day in/day out, and of course, conveyancers themselves who deal with opposite law firms as part of their work.  Every conveyancer has their own mental list of who they would never recommend to their friends and family, let alone to a client – and the reason…

Unprecedented floods put insurance scheme in the spotlight

March 10, 2014

The U.K. has been in the grip of one of the wettest winters for many a year. In fact the BBC recently reported that England had the wettest January since records began in 1766 and it appears likely that it may turn out to be the wettest winter overall on record too.