Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act

The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 offers much-needed changes to the Freeholder / Leaseholder relationship. We guide you through, alerting you to potential pitfalls for both sides.

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Brighton seafront

Brighton has been London-by-Sea for years, and Cunningtons have been conveyancing in Brighton since 2004. Our friendly team offer a free competitive quotation and personal contact – you can see why we get such great reviews!

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Leasehold Reforms June 2022

After the shocking escalating ground rents scandal, the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 is enacted from June 2022

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Types of property fraud

The large sums of money changing hands mean property transactions are a tempting choice for scammers. To look after ours money, we all need to be very careful of how we trust information in emails. These easy steps can save you thousands.

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Property auction conveyancing

Property auctions can be an inexpensive and exciting way of buying a house – but there are pitfalls you should be aware of. Engaging a conveyancing solicitor early on is a good move.

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Grateful client present

As the first tranche of SDLT holiday comes to an end, we look back at the last year’s sales rush, and look forward to the future.

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Sunaks covid giveaway

Rishi Sunak’s Stamp Duty Holiday was a bold and expensive plan to encourage the property market back to life after the havoc wrought by the first pandemic lockdown. As it draws to a close we have an overview and consider how 2021 will shape up for the housing market.

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What to avoid when buying a house

House buyers’ complaints about misrepresentation and being lied to – how not to fall victim to the same traps that could end up costing you a fortune.

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Using the SDLT holiday to buy your dream home

Anyone who has been living on planet Earth since March 2020 knows that the Covid-19 pandemic has been a problem. Governments across the world are desperate for some extra tax receipts to fill the yawning hole in budgets created by the cost of supporting their economies. Different countries have taken a variety of approaches to […]

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Property misrepresentation

If you’re relying on a seller telling the truth on their Property Information Form, you could be in for a nasty shock. Our post covers some of the issues, and the comments below the post cover even more live issues from flooding to planning permission.

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Facing a Property Misrepresentation Claim

This collection of cases of property misrepresentation claims should remind all of us how important it is to tell the truth on a Property Information Form

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House for sale at the end of lockdown

Time to move house? We’ve been waiting … Not many in the game will have missed the Government’s change in the regulations allowing those who wish to move house to do so, even if it was kept under wraps until 10pm on Tuesday and came into effect on Wednesday 13 May. Many stakeholders have become […]

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