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Posts tagged “Property Solicitors Preston”

Sadly, we live in a world where we have all heard of someone’s house being broken into and someone’s belonging being taken, and we are forever hearing the phase “if it isn’t nailed down, they’ll take it”. 
 
Our Property Department have recently noticed an interesting case in Plymouth where one lady reportedly had her house stolen. No, MG Legal’s Conveyancing Department aren’t suffering from sunstroke - that’s right she had her house stolen! 
MG Legal, Preston and Lancaster’s local property solicitors, have noted lots of new build developments cropping up along the A6, through into Longridge, Lancaster and the like to be fair though they are hard to miss! Local websites and forums have either dismissed or applauded the developments, and our team of property lawyers are staying firmly on the (garden?) fence. We can however, advise all buyers and prospective buyers alike of the benefits of New Build Home Warranties
 
NHBC are one of the leading suppliers offering protection for homebuyers when they purchase a new build property in the form of Buildmark warranty and insurance. It is NHBC who are reporting that 2019 has seen the highest number of new build home registrations in the past twelve years! 
With so many housing developments being built, especially in your local solicitor’s home county, Lancashire, we can all sympathise with the feeling of dread when you receive a planning application letter from your local council. But, when you receive a similar letter about your neighbour’s property, do many of us really pay that much attention? 
 
Well, for neighbours of Sophie Hicks, a renowned architect, they definitely paid attention, and said no! 
Recent research, finding that many prefer online contact as opposed to meeting with face-to-face with their solicitor, has come at a shock to MG Legal’s team. We are not the big, bad wolves you need to be scared of (or at least after we have all had our morning dose of coffee, that is!), and aim to ensure all clients feel comfortable with both online and face-to-face contact. 
When purchasing a leasehold property on your behalf, there are a number of issues and items your solicitors in Preston should be checking up on. The recent case of Gorst v Knight 2018 has brought about a further factor for consideration. 
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More often than not, by the time clients come to instruct a property solicitor, they have a buyer in place, and already know how to sell a property.  
 
However, as a busy Lancaster law firm, our property team deal with a variety of property sales- be that by way of sale on the open market, traditional auction, modern auction, part exchange, home equity release or quick cash sale companies, and are extremely well-placed to give selling advice
“Quic quid plantatur solo solo credit.” Nope the Conveyancing Solicitors Preston have not finally lost the plot; that is Latin for (roughly) “Whoever owns the land at the bottom of the lake owns everything up to the sky”. 
At MG Legal, your Lancaster law firm, we are proud to be accredited by the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Standard (CQS). You may, however, ask what this means and why it is important? 
Ever seen the Despicable Me when the Minions start saying “blah blah blah”? If you haven’t then the reference will probably make as much sense to you as some of the terminology used in Conveyancing. If you have then you’ll know that when Solicitors start talking then often, they may as well be saying “blah blah blah” for all then sense it makes! Well never fear for a (wanna be) Superhero is here to explain the terminology of the contract to you (ha! Bet you thought it was going to be something way more exciting!) 
It is well-known, often cited case law that a person should never be able to gain from illegality (Patel v Mirza [2017] AC 467). Property Law however is tricky. Read on to discover how the courts have assisted Mr Rashid (in the case of Farakh Rashid v Mohammed Rashid: [2017] UKUT 0332 (TCC)) gain from illegal actions. 

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