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Buying and selling your home


Mortgage Indemnity Scheme Will Encourage Lending


The mortgage indemnity guarantee scheme for first time buyers announced today by the Government will encourage lending and is being welcomed as a positive step for the housing market by a Residential Conveyancing Expert at Forbes Solicitors. The Government will underwrite mortgages for up to 100,000…

Looking At Buying A House?


I am looking at buying a house and need to instruct a solicitor, should I just go with whoever quotes the cheapest? The answer is clearly no, cost should be something you consider but there are a number of other factors which you should also take into account: Cost You can look at price comparison…

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New Trainees at Forbes Solicitors


Four new trainee solicitors have recently been welcomed to Forbes Solicitors, beating off competition from hundreds of other applicants. Leanne Smith, Emma Waite, Nick Pickup and John Pickervance will be embarking on a two-year training contract with Forbes which will see them qualify as solicitors in…

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Budget proposals to help unlock the property market


Forbes Solicitors Conveyancing Team are welcoming the assisted deposit scheme announced in today's budget as a much needed boost to the property market in Lancashire. The Government has confirmed that it will provide a £250m assisted deposit scheme to first time buyers to purchase newly…

Don't fall foul of new regulations


A Residential Property expert at Forbes Solicitors is reminding Ribble Valley residents of the importance of registering their septic tanks to avoid a fine. Failing to register or installing an unapproved system without prior registration of an exemption or permit is against the law. Many homes use…

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The Forbes Survival Guide To Moving House - Part 4


4. Moving Day It can be handy to have a list of things to make sure moving day is as stress free as possible. · Keep your mobile switched on · Call us if you are concerned · What time keys will be available and where from? - don't hand keys over direct · What if…

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15 Feb 2017

Buying and selling your home


Five top tips for a smooth move

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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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I have always recommended to you friends and associates in need of legal help, and I know that their opinion is as positive as mine.

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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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