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Tag: conveyancing

Property title fraud is where a criminal steals a property owner’s identity. The criminal can then apply for loans using the true owner’s property as collateral or they could attempt to sell or mortgage the property by pretending to be them. 

If the…

Charlene Shillingford is an Associate at Neves Solicitors and believes that a successful conveyancing transaction requires building a good rapport with clients to help walk them through all of the complexities of searches.

Here she explains the impo…

In previous years, many scams have involved debit and credit cards being used to commit fraud but scammers are increasingly focusing their activity on authorised push payment fraud, also known as payment diversion fraud.

Criminals are actively targe…

Huge Congratulations go to two members of our Residential Property and Conveyancing Team this month:

Charlene Shillingford has been promoted to Associate in the Residential Property and Conveyancing team based at our Milton Keynes office.

Haneef Kh…

The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (as amended) puts uses of land and buildings into various categories known as 'Use Classes' 

Changes to the planning use classes have been introduced this month under the Use Classes Order Amend…

The Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) ‘holiday’ applies immediately from 8th July 2020 until 31st March 2021. The ‘holiday’ applies to all residential property in England whether liable at standard rates or at higher rates providing completion takes place w…