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New Laws for ‘Off the Plan’ Sales

October 2019 Buying a property ‘off the plan’ is always risky because you can’t physically inspect the property before you buy.  New laws to start on 1 December will hopefully go a long way to fixing many problems that have arisen in the past.  Traditionally you were...

Wills & Extended Families

I often take instructions from couples wanting to make a Will who have remarried, or re-partnered, as they say.  One tricky issue that inevitably arises where each has children from a previous relationship is how to ensure your own children will be looked after when...

Shared Living Arrangements for the Elderly

While various shared living arrangements between elderly people and usually other family members have been around for many years it seems it is becoming more prevalent with Council rules for granny flats being relaxed.  Many elderly people find themselves in the...

COOLING OFF TIME WHEN BUYING A HOME

Buying a new home can be a very emotive experience.  You fall in love with the place and you just have to have it but your future happiness rests on making the correct decision and there are many potential pitfalls.  Often there can be extraordinary pressure to make a...

DO-IT-YOURSELF LEGAL DOCUMENTS

With the internet being such a valuable tool now it sounds a great idea to save a few bucks to just do it yourself.   It seems a popular thing if you are not sure about something or need something to just look it up on-line and have a go yourself.  We are seeing a lot...

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