The return of 5% deposits for first time buyers

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The property market can be daunting for first time buyers and add Covid-19 into the equation and you have a challenging situation. However it’s not all doom and gloom as property expert Samantha Pattle explains: The property market is facing unprecedented demand partly fuelled by the changes the pandemic has brought with it. At Battens […]


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It has been reported that one in three of us will die without making a Will. There are numerous beneficial reasons for making a Will which include making future provision for a spouse/partner, distribution of sole assets, appointment of guardians for minor children, ensuring inclusion of step children as beneficiaries, future care needs for a […]

Preparing land for sale

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Whilst most property transactions generally proceed without major issue, there are sometimes avoidable problems that can occur. Sarah Dunlop, Associate in Blanchards Bailey’s Agriculture & Estates team, shares her top tips on how you can prepare for selling your land: Wouldn’t it be wonderful for all property transactions to proceed quickly without any hiccups causing […]

Property Disputes

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Multiple lockdowns and ‘stay at home’ rules may have resulted in property disputes with your neighbours, but how can a Solicitor help resolve these? Property Dispute Resolution Solicitor Annabel Morgan explains: What steps should a person take to resolve disputes with their neighbour? • Communication is often key – early communication between neighbours can often […]