Lockdown 2021 rules on buying, selling and moving home

Unlike the first lockdown people can still move home and moving services will still take place. According to the official guidance: You can still move home. People outside your household or support bubble should not help with moving house unless absolutely necessary. Estate and letting agents and removals firms can continue to work. If you…

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Deadline Day Looms For Help To Buy Reservations

Whilst much of the property market has recently been focused on the stamp duty holiday, the 31st March 2021 also sees the closure of the current Help to Buy scheme. Perhaps more importantly the final date for homebuilders to take reservations under the current scheme is Tuesday 15th December 2020. This is to allow enough…

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COVID-19: How will it affect conveyancing transactions?

At Farnworth Rose, we have received a number of questions from clients on the potential impact of the Coronavirus outbreak on residential conveyancing transactions. With stay at home measures now introduced, the Government has provided guidance on how the home moving process will be affected In this article, our residential conveyancing experts provide advice on…

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A guide to conveyancing for first-time buyers

In 2019, first-time buyer numbers reached an estimated 353,436, the highest level since 2007. First-time buyers made up over half (51%) of all homebuyers in 2019. As a first-time buyer, it is only natural to be unsure of what lies ahead in the process of purchasing a home. That is often especially true for the…

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