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  • Key Documents and Terminology

    Whether you’re buying or selling a house, you will come across a lot of terminology. Conveyancers are dealing with property transactions on a regular basis, but most people don’t move too often so it can be a bit overwhelming. Here is a list of some of the more common documents you are likely to encounter: […]

  • Making a Will is Good for your Health

    Everyone at some time or other fears death in some way. It’s perfectly normal and natural. We might worry about wanting to see our children grow up and wanting to have achieved our goals. It is also common to be concerned about ensuring that we have looked after our loved ones in the event of […]

  • Regional Conveyancing firm of the year for London and South East 2017

    Cook Taylor Woodhouse has been named Regional Conveyancing firm of the year for London and South East at the Law Firm Services National Conference and Conveyancing Awards for 2017. This is a great achievement and a good reflection of our staff’s continuous hard work and commitment.

  • The Value of LPAs

    A former Senior Judge recently shared his view on the risks surrounding Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) and the need for the public to be aware of them. During a radio interview for BBC Radio 4, Denzil Lush stated that due to the ‘devastating effect’ it can have on family relationships, he would never choose […]

  • What is Inheritance Tax

    Inheritance tax is often named as one of the UK’s most hated taxes. While there are a number of ways to reduce your eventual tax bill, many people are unaware of business property relief. Business property relief allows relief from inheritance tax at a rate of 50% or 100% on certain business assets. You can […]

  • Freehold v Leasehold

    Property ownership comes in two main forms in the UK: freehold and leasehold. The freeholder owns the land on which the property is built. As a result they are entirely responsible for the property, covering everything from paying for repairs to arranging buildings insurance on the structure. Things are slightly different with leasehold ownership. As […]

  • The rise of the female property investor

    Even as recently as the 1970s, women could be refused a mortgage without a male guarantor. Compare that to research from Simple Landlords Insurance (SLI) that women now account for 40% of landlords. SLI surveyed more than 400 male and female landlords and 500 tenants from across the UK for their Women In Property report. […]

  • Is Buying your first home within reach?

    The age at which first-time buyers buy their first property is much higher than they ever dreamt of when growing up. In fact, there are some buyers only just getting their foot on the property ladder as they approach their forties and beyond. Research from My Home Move looked into the aspirations of 1,000 first-time […]

  • Peace of Mind before your HOliday

    Planning your Will may be the last thing on your mind as you’re packing your shorts and sun cream, but accidents and injuries happen when we least expect them. Of course, the chances of dying or sustaining a severe injury on holiday are slim, but if you have a Will in place it’s one less […]