Category Archive: Conveyancing

Transfer of Equity Q&A

We participated in Solicitors Chat on Twitter answering questions about a Transfer of Equity and what this process involves and how we can help. Our Chartered Legal Executive, Sara Robinson, was on hand to provide some much needed guidance. What is a Transfer of Equity and when is it required? This is where a persons…

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Sensible Cohabitees Always See a Lawyer before Buying Property Together

Despite any number of cautionary tales appearing in the press and elsewhere, many unmarried cohabitees unwisely persist in buying properties together without taking legal advice. In one case, a woman found out the hard way how difficult it can be to prove your rights if your name is not on the title deeds. The woman…

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Escape CGT when buying a home for your children

If you are wondering if the day will ever come when your (adult) children finally move out, you may be able to help them by buying a property for them to live in as ‘life tenants’. We at Tayntons can help you with drawing up a trust in order to escape Capital Gains Tax (CGT)…

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Stamp duty slashed

Stamp Duty Land Tax Fees for conveyancing slashed from today From 4th December 2014 homebuyers will be pleased to hear that there have been significant changes made to the rate of stamp duty that has to be paid on a property. The reality of this is that the costs of moving house will be reduced…

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Help to Buy conveyancing for new-build homes

Help to buy conveyancing for new-build homes It can be extremely difficult to get your foot on the first rung of the property ladder. With high rentals and the need for a large deposit it can often feel like an impossibility. If you are a first-time buyer then through the government’s Help to Buy schemes…

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Services for property developers

At Tayntons we are experts in property law and we have vast experience working on behalf or property developers. We know that property development can be a stressful job and that time is often of the essence. Having a team of legal professionals that are effective, efficient and readily available is of great value. Operating…

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Transfer of Equity

If there is a change to the legal ownership of your property then an equity transfer will apply. In order to make such a change you will require the consent of your bank or mortgage company Consultation At Tayntons we have extensive experience in planning and executing a Transfer of Equity. The legal process where…

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Cohabitation issues

Cohabitation issues The rights of cohabiting couples are significantly fewer than if you are married or in a civil partnership. It is a common misconception that couples who cohabit for a period of time become ‘common law husband and wife’. As no such law exists it is a wise idea to minimise the legal and…

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Remortgage and buy-to-let

Remortgage and buy-to-let Whether you are looking to secure a better mortgage rate, release some equity or purchase a buy-to-let property, we at Tayntons are here to help and support your legal needs. Getting the right legal advice is essential and you need to talk to experts you trust. At Tayntons we are friendly and…

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