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Residential Property | 23rd January 2020

Positive signs for the 2020 property market

With recent buoyancy in the property market, and various moves afoot to ensure a continued recovery, David Knapp from Hart Brown solicitors comments on the...

David Knapp

Partner, Head of Residential Property
Residential Property | 19th December 2019

Can I take my curtains or cooker with me when...

When you decide to buy or sell a house, there are many things that you need to give careful consideration to in advance. One of...

Debbie Beswick

Associate & Chartered Legal Executive, Residential Property
Residential Property | 6th June 2019

The elderly facing hidden fees on retirement properties

As the age demographic of our society has changed over the last 2 or 3 decades there has been a similar change in approach to...

David Knapp

Partner, Head of Residential Property
Residential Property | 2nd March 2019

The ongoing “referral fee” debate

David Knapp, Partner and head of residential property at law firm Hart Brown, comments on the ongoing “referral fee” debate. The subject of referral fees...

David Knapp

Partner, Head of Residential Property
Residential Property | 5th October 2018

A quick guide for first time buyers

Buying a home is stressful, especially for first time buyers, so it's wise to do some research to ensure you know exactly what you’re getting...

Francesca Nash

Senior Solicitor, Residential Property
Residential Property | 27th July 2018

A reflection on the UK Residential property market

For some months, the residential property market has been sluggish at best. Very little property is coming onto the market, online agencies are beginning to...

David Knapp

Partner, Head of Residential Property
Residential Property | 27th April 2018

First-time buyers to benefit from SDLT relief

As we enter what is traditionally, and hopefully, the peak period for selling your house it is very clear that the government initiative announced in...

David Knapp

Partner, Head of Residential Property
Residential Property | 27th February 2018

Developer’s solicitors “engrossment fees”

Am I the only one whose blood pressure rises when receiving the initial letter in a new build purchase transaction that not only refers to...

David Knapp

Partner, Head of Residential Property
Residential Property | 20th February 2018

Referral fees: where are we now?

On the 1st April 2013 the Solicitors Regulation Authority brought into force their banning of referral fees in all personal injury cases. The original announcement...

David Knapp

Partner, Head of Residential Property
Residential Property | 10th February 2018

Positive times for the first-time buyers

Arguably the recent stamp duty changes have been introduced to orchestrate, from a price perspective, a less volatile property market. The leveling of prices certainly...

David Knapp

Partner, Head of Residential Property