Residential Property | 27th July 2017

How to Speed Up the Conveyancing Process

Describing the current housing market as ‘soft’ is a polite way to say it’s tough out there. Belts are tightening, mortgage lenders are asking a...

David Knapp

Partner, Head of Residential Property
Family, Residential Property | 2nd June 2017

The Generation Gap

With the election looming, BBC2’s Newsnight recently dedicated a programme to what issues matter to younger and older voters in the upcoming general election.  It...

Vanessa McMurtrie

Partner, Family
Residential Property | 29th March 2017

Purchasing Leasehold Property: 5 questions you should ask

As a prospective first time buyer, my 6 month seat in the residential property department has given me a real insight into the potential pitfalls...

Jordan Page

Senior Solicitor, Trusts & Estates
Residential Property | 15th March 2017

Spring Budget 2017: A missed opportunity for stamp duty?

Having had delivery of the 2017 Budget, and the opportunity to digest all the facts and content, there is arguably one major area that has been...

David Knapp

Partner, Head of Residential Property

The new property trap affecting thousands

Earlier today, the BBC ran an article on an increasingly common trap affecting thousands of families across England and Wales. We asked Emily Fitzpatrick, Head...

Emily Fitzpatrick

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement

A set back for “Airbnb”-style letting

Lessees of long leases of dwellings may face problems if they attempt to let out those premises on a short-term letting. In the recent case...

Simon Wood

Barrister, Dispute Resolution
Residential Property | 16th June 2016

Buy-to-let investment: Knowledge is the key to success

How working with a solicitor can give you the key to unlocking success when operating in the buy-to-let sector. For many years, property lagged behind...

David Knapp

Partner, Head of Residential Property
Residential Property | 20th May 2016

When is the best time to sell your home?

When you come to sell your home, it's important to have an expert on board to make sure the whole process runs smoothly and that...

David Knapp

Partner, Head of Residential Property
Residential Property | 23rd December 2015

Stamp Duty Land Tax on Second Homes

The 2015 Budget announced that as from April 2016, a surcharge of 3% on Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in respect of purchases of "additional...

Celia Watts

Consultant, Commercial Property
Residential Property | 16th December 2015

Land Registry Property Alert

A timely reminder on the very real threat of property fraud from an article in the Daily Mail at the weekend. This features Max Hastings...

Emma Moore

Partner, Residential Property

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