Common Mistakes to Avoid When Buying And Selling Properties Simultaneously

Aside from those who are purchasing a property for the first time or property investors who are expanding their portfolio, the vast majority of people who are buying a new property will also be selling a property at the same time. Undertaking these two transactions simultaneously has a number of benefits and more often than …

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Divorce or Dissolution

When getting married or forming a civil partnership, no one thinks that their relationship will end in divorce or dissolution, but unfortunately, this is sometimes the case. Separating from your partner can be an incredibly upsetting and difficult time and aside from handling your emotional state, there are a number of practical things that you …

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Important Things to Think About When Writing a Will

It goes without saying that it is undeniably important to have a will, especially as you get older, become a homeowner and have children. Simply put, if you die without a will then you will die ‘intestate’ and the Law of Intestacy will be followed when it comes to the distribution of your estate and …

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Everything You Need To Know About Equity Release

More often than not, when investing in a property here in the UK, people will require a mortgage. Homeowners tend to only put down the required deposit when purchasing, but over the years after making a considerable number of payments towards their mortgage, they may eventually end up owning their property outright. It is fair …

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Commonly Asked Questions Regarding Lasting Powers Of Attorney

For some people, there comes a time in their lives where they are no longer able to make decisions for themselves, whether this may be related to their finances, their property or their healthcare and medical treatment. In this situation, they may have someone who is legally able to make these decisions on their behalf, …

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Understanding The Differences Between Joint Tenants And Tenants In Common

Nowadays, with the continually increasing house prices here in the UK, many are unable to purchase a property by themselves and in order to get on the housing market, it is becoming increasingly common for two people to own a property together. Whether you decide to purchase with a friend or with your partner, it …

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Understanding Your Rights When Being Made Redundant Due To COVID-19

  Many businesses across the UK have found themselves in a situation they could never prepare for and the current COVID-19 pandemic has left many employers struggling. Unfortunately, this, in turn, has had an effect on employees too and many are facing redundancy as their employers are still unable to work as normal. It goes …

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Are Virtual Tribunal Hearings Going To Be The New Normal In The UK?

  During the current COVID-19 pandemic, it is likely that you have frequently been using the term ‘new normal’. It is fair to say that Coronavirus has changed the way that the vast majority of sectors are working and many companies are starting to plan out what their new normal will be. One industry, in …

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Why You Should Make A Will

As of last year it was estimated that over half of the British public do not have a will and the numbers do not seem to be decreasing anytime soon. Making a Will is one of the most important actions you can take in your life, not only for yourself but also for your family. …

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UK Divorce Law Causes People To Lie

According to a recent study, more and more people are exaggerating claims of behaviour and adultery in order to get divorces through speedily. About a third of couples lie about cheating, length of separation or their partner’s behaviour just to get through the courts quicker. So, why is this happening and what exactly can be …

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