New Build Conveyancing

  • The clock is ticking for Help to Buy ISAs

    The clock is ticking for Help to Buy ISAs

    From 30th November 2019, Help to Buy ISAs will be closed to new customers. First time buyers can still open an account between now and the deadline, if they don’t already have one. Help to Buy ISAs were introduced in 2015 to help… Read More

  • What should I know about chancel repair liability?

    What should I know about chancel repair liability?

    ‘Chancel repair liability’ is an archaic law requiring some property owners to contribute to the cost of repairing a medieval church. The ‘chancel’ is the area around the altar in a parish church. The obligation to pay is attached to… Read More

  • Celebrating a 50 year long-service award

    Celebrating a 50 year long-service award

    We’re very proud to be celebrating a unique long-service award. Solicitor John Field has become our longest-serving team member, reaching 50 years’ long-service this February. John joined Emsleys (which was then known as Emsleys… Read More

  • Why should coal mining affect my house purchase?

    Why should coal mining affect my house purchase?

    On a recent visit to the National Coal Mining Museum a retired miner told me the whole of Yorkshire is held up by steel props. Given the extent of coal mining during and after the industrial revolution this may not be as far fetched as it… Read More

  • ​Jargon buster: Conveyancing

    ​Jargon buster: Conveyancing

    Are you selling your property or looking to buy your next house? Throughout the process you may encounter some unfamiliar words and phrases. We’ve put together an A-Z of property buying and selling to help make sense of it all:… Read More

  • Banks to check account names in bid to combat fraud

    Banks to check account names in bid to combat fraud

    Banks are moving to combat transfer fraud with the introduction of a new system to check account names from next year.  Buyers and sellers of property are targeted by criminals committing ‘authorised push payment’ fraud. The… Read More