Tag Archive: Legal

Help! Fraudsters Sold My House!

March 10, 2017 3:11 pm

We’ve sent this article to clients in the past, but we think it’s time for this issue to be given another airing. A nightmare scenario – property owners find that their property has been sold without their knowledge.  How can this... View Article

Lexcel Success for Page Nelson

February 22, 2017 2:34 pm

We are thrilled to announce that we have maintained our Lexcel Accreditation, having passed with flying colours. For us to retain the Lexcel Accreditation our practice underwent an annual assessment process, which included an in-depth on-site visit from the Lexcel assessor. The assessor... View Article

We are now a WIQS Accredited Member

July 1, 2016 2:15 pm

We are delighted to announce that we are now an accredited member of the Law Society’s Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (WIQS)   This shows that we follow best practice procedures to meet the highest standards of technical expertise and... View Article

Stamp Duty on Buy-to-Let Property

November 26, 2015 1:45 pm

Stamp Duty on Buy-to-Let Property As you have probably heard by now, the Chancellor George Osborne has increased Stamp Duty on Buy-to-Let (BTL) property from 1 April 2016.  The table below is from HM Revenue and Customs and sets out... View Article

Landlord Alert

July 29, 2015 12:49 pm

      Landlord Alert Lincoln City Council is now registering an Article 4 Planning Direction as a Planning Charge on all of their Local Authority Search results. This Direction relates to development comprising the change of use from a... View Article

Who will look after my children?

April 2, 2015 10:55 am

Who will look after my children? No one likes to think about what will happen to their children if they die or are unable to continue looking after them. However, it is an important question which should be tackled at... View Article

Does your conservatory comply with Regulations?

April 2, 2015 10:46 am

        Does your conservatory comply with Regulations?   Many home owners will rely upon the word of the installer of a conservatory when it comes to considering Planning Permission and Building Regulations. As a rule a conservatory... View Article

Fraudsters Sold My House!

October 10, 2014 9:53 am

Fraudsters sold my house! A nightmare scenario – property owners find that their property has been sold without their knowledge. How can this happen, and what can you do to protect yourself from it? Fraudsters try many different ways to... View Article

What will happen if I die without leaving a Will?

October 10, 2014 9:35 am

What will happen if I die without leaving a Will?   When someone dies without leaving a valid will, this is known as ‘intestacy’ and the person is ‘intestate’. The rules which govern how their estate is distributed have changed... View Article

What is Fracking?

September 1, 2014 12:35 pm

What is Fracking? We’re being asked more and more often about fracking by clients who want to know how it might affect their sale or purchase of a property. This article sets out what you should consider. Fracking (‘hydraulic fracturing’)... View Article

Chancel Repair Liability

June 5, 2014 1:28 pm

  CHANCEL REPAIR LIABILITY: what is it and how could it affect my property? One of the most common questions that clients ask us is about chancel repair liability. This article looks at these understandable concerns, and tries to clear away... View Article