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HOMEBUYERS ARMED WITH ADVICE ARE UNDETERRED BY CLADDING CONCERNS

Despite concerns surrounding cladding on apartment buildings, demand still exists for homes in affected developments, which has been bolstered by new guidelines recently being announced by The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).  However, a leading residential conveyancing lawyer says buyers and sellers must be vigilant, and check the building has the right paperwork is […]

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Liam is sold on move to LCF Residential

Experienced residential property conveyancer, Liam Gray, has joined LCF Residential. Liam has worked in the legal industry since 2009 and has has specific knowledge of dealing with complex and high net worth residential conveyancing. Liam who was previously a conveyancing manager with a Leeds-based law firm has nine years’ specialist conveyancing experience on all aspects […]

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Fraser makes the move to LCF Residential

Licensed conveyancer, Fraser Bell, has joined the Ilkley office of LCF Residential. Fraser joins from another local law firm in Ilkley, where he worked for seven years. He initially started as an assistant and qualified as a licensed conveyancer in early 2019, before being promoted to head up the firm’s residential conveyancing division. LCF Residential […]

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Home Buyers Are Keen To Move As Soon As Lockdown Ends

Although the Covid-19 pandemic is causing major disruption in the housing market, buyers are still keen to move, certain property sales are completing and many well-known mortgage lenders are definitely open for business. LCF Residential’s Liz Webster (pictured) gives a brief overview of the situation. Liz says “Media coverage of Covid-19 started causing uncertainty in […]

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What is joint ownership of property?

Recently the number of couples who are unmarried and purchasing property together has increased. Also the number of people who have gone through a divorce or some other type of separation and wish to purchase a property with another person has also increased. In this video Sarah from LCF Residential talks to us about the […]

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What To Do If Your Landlord Is Selling Your House?

If you have found yourself in the situation where your landlord is selling your house, you may think that this is a time to worry or even panic. After all, you like the home you live in, you are settled and the family are happy. But does the sale of the property affect you in […]

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What Is The Conveyancing Process?

People often wonder why they are advised to have a lawyer to do the conveyancing for them and how long the conveyancing process takes. The process takes around twelve weeks between initially indicating a wish to purchase and you becoming the new owner of the property. In this video, Sarah from LCF Residential takes us […]

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How Do I Go About Selling My House?

Most people think that selling a house is simply a case of approaching an estate agent, putting their house on the market, talking to the bank and then finally engaging with a solicitor. However, would it surprise you to say that in most cases it is actually better to engage with a solicitor first?. When […]

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Julie Davis is crowned ‘Lawyer of the Year’

Julie Davis has been crowned ‘Lawyer of the Year’ at the Modern Law Awards 2019, which are run by the Modern Law Magazine. Julie Davis, who has led LCF Residential for the last six years, won the coveted national award in recognition of her major contribution to the success of the practice through strong management and […]

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Five frequently asked questions by first-time home buyers

In this article we explore the most commonly asked questions from first-time buyers. Buying a home is probably the biggest financial investment most individuals will make in their life. As such, first time buyers often have lots of questions around the buying process. What is Stamp Duty and do I have to pay it as a first-time […]

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