Legal Question of The Week

Every week we ask a solicitor one of your questions and share their answer on our website and social media.

 

Here is a full list of the questions that you have asked so far;

 

Family Law
Tax & Estate/Wills
Residential Property Law

What is the difference between exchange and completion of contracts? Answered by Diane Weinstock

 

Can the purchase price for a property be kept confidential? Answered by Sadie Webb

 

What will owning a leasehold property as opposed to a freehold one mean for me? Answered by Emma Corkan

 

The seller appears to have breached one of the restrictive covenants contained within the title, what are the options to enable me to proceed? Answered by Lisa Allbutt

 

I am in the process of purchasing a property, when should I take out buildings insurance? Answered by Demi Crick

 

My residential lease is coming to an end, how do I renew it? Answered by Jack Staker

 

I have a Help to Buy ISA - How do I claim the 25% bonus? Answered by Connie Drane

 

What is Chancel Repair Liability? Answered by Carole Cooper

 

When we receive copies of the Land Registry Title from a seller's solicitor, what are the main things that we are looking for, as a buyer's solicitor? Answered by Carole Cooper

 

Will solar panels increase the value of your property? Answered by Diane Weinstock

 

"Squatter's rights" how would I obtain adverse Possession? Answered by Lisa Allbutt

 

I’ve heard that there were changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax at the beginning of March – how will this affect me? Answered by Connie Drane

 

Which residential searches should I have carried out when purchasing a property and what will they tell me? Answered by Demi Crick

 

What is a flying freehold? Answered by Kulbir Conner

 

I have signed the contract - does this mean that we have bought the property? Answered by Carole Cooper

Dispute Resolution
Corporate & Commercial Law

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