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Government scraps stamp duty for first-time buyers on properties bought for up to £300,000

The Chancellor recently announced that stamp duty would be scrapped for first-time buyers looking to purchase a property worth up to £300,000, and would be reduced for properties worth up to £500,000 to cater for buying in London and other expensive areas.  Susan Ward, residential conveyancing expert with Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, Lancashire explains […]

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Buying a house on a brownfield site in Lancashire

The government wants to see a million new homes built by 2020. Recent legislative changes and government funding mean that many of these new homes will be built on brownfield sites. Past commercial or industrial activity may have resulted in contamination which, if not properly dealt with when a site was developed, could still pose […]

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Ormskirk Advisor newsletter now online

Get the latest legal updates in the autumn 2016 edition of the Ormskirk Advisor, the newsletter of Mooney Everett Solicitors in Lancashire. In this edition, our property team has advice on the financial schemes available for first-time buyers who need help getting on the property ladder.  Director Susan Ward explains how schemes such as Help […]

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Reducing the risk of gazumping

According to the government, 200,000 property transactions collapse each year due to the unsavoury practice of gazumping, and the cost of failed transactions could amount to £270 million each year. Susan Ward, residential property lawyer at Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, Lancashire examines the risks of gazumping and advises what you can do to protect […]

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Help buying your first home

Help buying your first home

As property prices begin to rise, finding an affordable home can be a struggle, particularly if you are a first-time buyer. Susan Ward, director and residential property lawyer at Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, looks at some of the financial schemes available to help first-time buyers get their feet onto the first rung of the […]

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Conveyancing services brochure

Our conveyancing team has extensive experience in helping people across West Lancashire move home quickly and efficiently. Find out about our conveyancing services, including advice on sales, purchases, right to buy and equity transfer in our handy brochure. Contact details and testimonials are also included inside. Just click here or the image below to get […]

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