Archived Legal Articles from 2007

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Buying and selling your home


HIPs for All in Two Weeks


Conveyancing specialist Michelle Spensley at Forbes Solicitors advises that from 14 December 2007 ALL properties put on the market in England and Wales will require a Home Information Pack (HIP) and Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). Currently, only three bedroom and larger properties are required to…

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There has been much publicity recently regarding the launch of the controversial Home Information Packs (HIPs) by the Government. Their implementation was delayed and, when introduced, was a significantly watered down version of what the Government had initially envisaged. So, what exactly are HIPs…

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To have and To Hold


Some practical considerations with co-ownership of property People co-own property for all sorts of reasons from the traditional couples living together to the more recent, such as brothers and sisters buying together to get on the property ladder, the growth of amateur property development and buying…

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15 Feb 2017

Buying and selling your home


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Very professional and courteous staff. Our conveyancing was carried out with diligence and speed. Would highly recommend.


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Having recently sold my house Forbes handled this in a very professional manner with obvious expertise. My interests were always their first priority & I was kept informed at all times.

John Monkiewicz

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