IMPORTANT UPDATE: COVID-19

 Lindsey Frith
  May 14, 2020
​The Government estimates that over 450,000 property sales and lettings have been halted since the restrictions on viewings and house moves were imposed back in March, but new guidance in England this week means estate agents, removal companies and conveyancers can get back to work.
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 Karen James
  January 2, 2020
When buying a property, whether it be for the first time or one of many, deeds to a property must be inspected properly to avoid any nasty surprises rearing their head further down the line.
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 Karen James
  November 28, 2019
Flooding can bring devastation to affected homes and areas. Buying in an area of high ground might be the answer.
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  October 28, 2019
The Government’s Rent to Buy scheme is designed to ease the transition from renting to becoming a home owner.
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  October 14, 2019
The Right to Buy scheme is not a new concept and has been around from 1980. However, some may still not be aware of what the scheme allows secure tenants of councils to do and the scheme may not last forever.
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  September 27, 2019
The Ramsdens Conveyancing team often get approached by clients that are wanting to gift property to their children or other relatives. It is important to understand the effects of gifting property, especially if the property is your main residence. The team have set out some points to consider before giving property away.
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  September 11, 2019
During the conveyancing process of buying and selling a house you will often hear the words “exchange of contracts” and “completion” but what does this mean? Karen James from our Conveyancing departments explains.
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  August 27, 2019
Mortgage offers can be long and complicated documents, but as you are likely to be paying them off for years, it is essential that you check the small print carefully. Karen James, Partner and Head of the Residential Conveyancing team at Ramsdens discusses what you should look for before you sign!
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