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Relocating to London? Bates Solicitors can help you with your next move

With Riverside developments along the Thames including Battersea and bright, vibrant and affordable apartments, it is becoming increasingly popular to move to London or invest in A pied-à-terre in the city. Complete with four UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The Tower of London; The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew; The Palace of Westminster; Westminster Abbey and St Margaret’s Church; Maritime Greenwich world heritage centre, London offers a comprehensive range of cultural …Read More

Gift or loan – father in dispute with son over house purchase

The High Court has settled a dispute between a father and son over whether money was ‘loaned or gifted’ to buy a home. The father had been a successful builder and property developer who owned numerous residential properties. He and his son had been directors of a building company which owned a commercial property; the son also owned several other properties transferred to him by the father at an undervalue.

Covid-19 outbreak – Advice for home Help to Buy customers

Homes England has issued advice for Help to Buy:   Equity Loan customers on how they can proceed with purchasing a home during the Covid-19 outbreak. It says that many people are worried because the situation seems so uncertain. In response, it has published a document containing the answers to some frequently asked questions. These are some of the main issues covered: