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Stamp Duty

What is stamp duty?

Stamp Duty also known as Stamp Duty Land Tax or SDLT is a direct taxation applied to property purchase transactions. It is the buyer that has to pay this tax. It has been called stamp duty because a stamp is embossed on the transfer record form to show that the duty has been paid. The […]

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Local Solicitor

Do I need a local solicitor?

We live in the 21st century and in this day-and-age it is not necessary to use a local solicitor, you can carry out all communication for conveyancing via telephone, email and post. You may also find that if you use an online solicitor based outside of your local vicinity, that you can save a lot […]

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Searches

What are searches?

The searches are an important part of the conveyancing process and they are used to find out information that might affect the sale of the property. They check with HM Land Registry and various other authorities, often including the local authority to determine a variety of different aspects about a property and the land on […]

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House Conveyancing

House, property and land conveyancing involves passing the legal title to the land or property from one party (seller or transferor) to another (the buyer or transferee). When the conveyancing takes place it will be made legal by both parties signing a contract of sale as the instrument of transfer. The registration of the transfer […]

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About

Brendtro Law have been providing advice on conveyancing, both commercial and residential for the last 40 years. We hope you find our website a useful resource and that it helps you to better understand the process of conveyancing and the different methods that you can use to carry out the process. With a background in […]

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Choosing A Solicitor

Choosing a solicitor is no easy task. Most people often don’t carefully consider their choice of solicitor and either use a friend’s firm or recommendation or simply their nearest solicitor. It is worth spending the time researching and deciding as this process can save you a lot of money and potentially reduce any excess stress […]

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Disbursements

Disbursements are expenses that the solicitor has to pay for in excess of their legal costs. They are generally office recharges for things such as photocopying, postage charges stationery used and bank charges such as telegraphic transfer costs. If you are purchasing a property, you have to request that your solicitor orders searches on your […]

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Variation in price

You’ll find a lot of price variations because of many factors. For instance you could choose to secure the services of a licensed conveyancer instead of a solicitor and you’ll find that the solicitors will be more expensive. It’s fairly obvious that the bigger the practice and the higher in numbers the partners and staff […]

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Welcome

Welcome to Brendtro Law – A discussion on all things legal in the UK We have been around for over a decade and pride ourselves on helping non-legal people understand the complexities of the law and the British legal system. This site is maintained by an independent group of professionals interested in furthering both our […]

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