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Oliver & Co Features in Daily Telegraph Article

Posted on November 8th 2023

Chris Williams, Solicitor in the Conveyancing department at Oliver & Co, has recently been featured twice in The Daily Telegraph’s article sharing insights on expediting the process of selling a property, with a particular focus on selling at auction. This highlights our team’s expertise and...

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Bridging Finance for Property Investment – What are the Legal Considerations?

Posted on October 10th 2023

Chris Williams, Conveyancing Solicitor at Oliver & Co considers the option of bridging finance for property investments and discusses some of the legal considerations It is becoming more regular for property investors to turn to providers of bridging finance and short-term loans as an alternative...

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Commercial Property Searches – Why are they Important?

Posted on September 26th 2023

The process of due diligence commonly includes undertaking a range of different searches. The seller will not necessarily be responsible for rectifying any issues identified in the search results, so it’s important to be aware of any such matters before proceeding. A few examples of...

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Is Now a Good Time for First-Time Homebuyers in England and Wales?

Posted on September 19th 2023

1. Market insights: Seizing opportunities Understanding the property market is crucial for first-time buyers. By keeping an eye on how things are changing, watching interest rates, and checking out property values, buyers can see if things are in their favour. With some good timing, they...

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Oliver & Co Referral App – The conveyancing tool for our business partners

Posted on September 14th 2023

An introduction to the Oliver & Co Referral App Here at Oliver & Co we have invested in digitalising our conveyancing processes and have an App, available to both iPhone and Android users, to keep interested parties up to date with transactions. These parties include...

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Buying a new build home – what do I need to know?

Posted on April 13th 2023

The process of buying a new build is similar to buying any other property. However, there are some differences and some key considerations you should be aware of before you commit to buying one. This article outlines the process of buying a new build property...

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Post Completion Assistant is a terrific first role for someone like me

Posted on March 15th 2023

A blog by Adam Hazell, Post Completion Assistant Adam Hazell, one of Oliver & Co’s youngest team members, works in our Conveyancing team as a Post Completion Assistant. Here he shares his thoughts about his experience of starting his career at Oliver & Co. I...

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Changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax in England and Land Transaction Tax in Wales

Posted on October 12th 2022

When purchasing a property or land in England, you are required to pay a form of tax to the government called ‘Stamp Duty Land Tax’ (SDLT). In Wales, the equivalent tax is known as ‘Land Transaction Tax’ (LTT) and is the tax paid to the...

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What is a Declaration of Trust and why might I need one?

Posted on August 11th 2022

With the recent increase in property prices, it is not surprising that more and more people are finding it difficult to purchase a property and ‘get their foot on the property ladder’. Individuals and couples seem to be exploring the different methods in which they...

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Bank of England scrap mortgage affordability test

Posted on August 1st 2022

Residents looking to get on the property ladder may now be one step closer as the Bank of England has scrapped the mortgage affordability test. The withdrawal of the test comes into effect today (1st August) after the bank initially announced plans to remove it...

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