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6th December 2018

SRA Transparency Rules Cost & Service – Conveyancing

Conveyancing: Fixed fee Our residential conveyancing team is comprised of 3 experienced members including our licensed conveyancer, Harvinder Mann, our CILEx Member and Paralegal, Patsy Litt and Secretary Denise Higgins.  The team is supervised by the partners in charge of the department Steve Morris and Jennifer McNeil. Referral Fee If you have been referred to continue reading…

21st September 2017

Change in our Conveyancing Department

    Recently Harvinder Mann has joined the firm heading up our residential conveyancing department. Harvinder is fluent in speaking Punjabi. Harvinder has a number of years of experience in handling a wide range of residential conveyancing matters and is local to Leicester. She deals with all aspects of conveyancing including right to buy, freehold, continue reading…

26th May 2017

How does your garden grow?

Can you remember the nursery rhyme about Mary? Although reputed to refer to an increase in graveyards under the reign of Mary Tudor I was reminded of it this week when I was fortunate to attend RHS Chelsea – what a feast for the senses! Although I am a very keen gardener and was thrilled continue reading…

15th May 2017

To move or not to move?

What did you do over the weekend? We went to look at a property that is for sale – we had not planned to do so but the photograph in our local paper caught our eye and piqued our interest and with Saturday being an “Open Day” for the Selling Agents off we went. The continue reading…

20th February 2017

Blueprint or Whitewash?

The long awaited housing white paper “Fixing our Broken Housing Market” has been published. Does it tell us anything new about the Government’s plans for the housing market? It acknowledges the issue of high housing costs where 2.2 million households spend a third or more of their disposable income on housing and states the truism continue reading…

1st November 2016

Water, water everywhere

The clocks have gone back and the nights are drawing in. When will the winter weather begin? Are we going to see a repeat of last December’s storms that brought such devastation and flooding to Carlisle and other parts of the northwest? Flooding can take many forms and the risk of flooding may not always continue reading…

3rd October 2016

Energy Efficiency Regulations

From 1st April 2018 landlords will be prevented from granting a new tenancy of a domestic private rented property if the energy efficiency rating is below band E as evidenced on an energy performance certificate unless the property falls within very limited exceptions. Further, if, at that date, the property is already let out on continue reading…

29th April 2016

Local Legal Team Supports Local Team

Despite the wind, snow and frost turning us blue, we will, as local Solicitors and Supporters of Leicester City, our local team, be putting a bit of blue in everything we do on Blue Friday although a suggestion of dressing as Smurfs may be going too far. No reds under the beds here!  We’re hoping continue reading…

22nd April 2016

Need To Find A Conveyancer To Complete An ID1 Land Registry Form?

We charge a one-off fee. Call for an appointment on 0116 262 8596 or contact us today. When do you need an ID1 form? Because land and buildings are usually the most valuable assets people own and an attractive target for fraudsters the Land Registry have procedures in place to confirm identity. In many cases, this continue reading…

26th January 2016

Pre-Nuptial Agreements: The Bank Of Mum and Dad

A national newspaper recently reported that an increasing number of couples are entering into Pre-Nuptial or Living Together Agreements to protect their assets if they should separate and it appears that often they are being strongly encouraged to do so by their parents. As it is becoming increasingly difficult to get on the property ladder continue reading…