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As of 1st April 2016, there will be new stamp duty charges introduced, whereby an additional 3% will be added to each stamp duty rate band on purchases of second properties. These charges are to be introduced by the government as a way of freeing up the housing market for buyers by increasing the cost
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Veteran war reporter, Max Hastings, has told of his shock when he and his wife Penny found out that her house in West London had been sold for £1.3m despite not being for sale! The house is question was kept by Penny as part of her children’s future inheritance and for over two years had
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There are many reasons why you might want to obtain copies of the title documents relating to a property. Perhaps you are trying to resolve a boundary dispute, or you need to understand what covenants might bind the land. Maybe you want to check for rights affecting it or you might be considering buying it.
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The Land Registry is the Government Department responsible for maintaining records relating to land in England and Wales. Founded in 1862, its principle duty is to maintain a register of the ownership of and interests affecting land in England ad Wales. Where land is registered with the Land Registry (and around 80% is) it guarantees
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11 Feb2013

Claiming Adverse Possession of Land

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Land is a vital commodity. So much so that a whole branch of the law has grown up around the subject and it even has its own central registry. It is nonetheless possible for land to be “lost”. A strip of land might be mistakenly left over after the sale of several plots with the
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Thanks to the Land Registration Act 2002 and its predecessor the Land Registration Act 1925 it is now compulsory when land in England and Wales changes hands or is mortgaged to register the land with the Land Registry, the government department responsible for maintaining records of land ownership and interests in land. If the land
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Before I go any further, I should make clear that the purpose of this article is explain how home rights (the right of a spouse or civil partner to occupy the matrimonial/partnership home) are protected at Land Registry. It is by no means a general commentary on the rights of a spouse or civil partner
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06 Nov2012

Land Registry Fees

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The Land Registry is the Government department which is responsible for recording the ownership of and interests affecting land in England & Wales. It provides a number of services including processing applications to register land or to register a change of ownership of land and interests affecting land, such as mortgages, rights and covenants.

14 Feb2012

Welcome to Land Registry Documents Blog

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Welcome to our land-registry-documents.co.uk blog. This is the place where you will hear about the latest updates to our services, news from the property market and developments in the world of residential conveyancing. As it is a blog, you can also have your say and we welcome your feedback.

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