What is a deed of variation

What is a Deed of Variation?

What is a Deed of Variation? A Deed of Variation enables a beneficiary to pass their entitlement to another person after a death. From time-to-time, even after a will has been prepared, the document will need to be altered following a death. Variations are sometimes agreed when no will is in place and beneficiaries agree … Continued

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Leasehold reform - what you need to know

Leasehold reform – what you need to know

Leasehold reform – what you need to know The Government recently announced new proposals to crack down on leasehold abuses. The proposals have been designed to deliver what the Government are branding a “fairer, more transparent system for homebuyers”, with the Communities Secretary Sajid Javid laying out plans to ban new houses being sold as … Continued

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latest on UK immigration statistics

The latest on UK immigration statistics

The latest on UK immigration statistics Recent immigration figures have suggested that the so-called ‘Brexodus’ trend isn’t likely to slow down any time soon. The difference between EU nationals arriving in the UK on a long-term basis and departing the country was 246,000 during the 12 months up to March this year. This meant net … Continued

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What is a lock-out agreement ?

Is a lock-out agreement worth having when selling your home?

Is a lock-out agreement worth having when selling your home? We do often get many clients who are unsure or want to know what is a lock-out agreement? Lock-out agreements are often drawn up when negotiations for a property sale start and are designed to ensure properties can’t be sold under potential buyers’ noses whilst … Continued

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