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Stamp Duty changes explained

11th December 2015
Alistair Millar, conveyancing lawyer at Tallents Solicitors in Southwell, looks at the changes to Stamp Duty announced in November 2015 and how these will affect the property market. Says Alistair: “George Osborne’s Autumn Statement threw out a surprise for people looking to buy to let – anyone buying second homes or buy-to-lets will be hit with a higher rate of… Read more

Responding to buyer’s enquiries – honesty is the best policy

31st July 2015
When selling a property, it’s absolutely vital that sellers disclose any and all information in response to the buyer’s enquiries. Alistair Millar, conveyancing lawyer at Tallents Solicitors in Southwell looks at some common issues which can delay or derail a sale. Says Alistair: “Initially, the buyer’s solicitor will request a copy of the draft contract from the seller’s conveyancer. They… Read more

Buying a house – a guide for buyers

8th October 2014
Buying a house can seem like a long, drawn-out process with lots of complicated steps, but understanding the process can help buyers stay in control. Alistair Millar, partner at Tallents in Southwell, looks at the steps involved in conveyancing and offers advice on how buyers can help to speed up the process. Alistair explains: “Buying a house involves a great… Read more

Park life – changes in mobile home legislation

2nd October 2013
Recent changes to the Mobile Homes Act 2013, which came into force on 26th May 2013, aim to improve both standards in the industry and give greater protection to mobile/park home residents. (more…) Read more

Your legal questions answered

12th August 2013
Tallents’ Mansfield partner, Mark Hawkins answers your legal questions on divorce, employment and property. (more…) Read more