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New Homes Division

Thursfields Talk Legal: property auctions to be discussed at free webinar

Darren Cox - Colour

The crucial things to remember if you’re considering buying a home via a property auction will be discussed at Thursfields Solicitors’ webinar next week. Darren Cox, an associate solicitor in the Residential Conveyancing department, will host the free Talk Legal webinar at 10am on Wednesday 12 August. Darren will introduce the webinar live on Zoom,…

Getting the property market moving | Residential conveyancing solicitors

Lots of different coloured doors

The Governments announcement on 10th May, and detailed guidance published on 11th May, to start a slow relaxation of the lockdown restrictions and the re opening of the economy is welcome news. Like many businesses, Thursfields has had to adapt quickly to the challenges of the lockdown restrictions whilst continuing to offer an exceptional service…

What news for the housing market? | New Homes

Lots of different coloured doors

Louise Jones, Head of New Homes at Thursfields, is encouraged by the recent news that some of the larger lenders are getting used to life in lockdown and are starting to offer greater product choices once again. Louise noted “This positive step forward by lenders will hopefully mean that the housing market will recover quickly…

Leasehold changes……at last!| New homes division

A view of houses

The feeling of euphoria experienced when you sell your house and find your dream home is short lived when you sit down and calculate exactly how much the move is going to cost. From estate agents fees, solicitors fees, stamp duty land tax and removal costs, the list seems never ending. To then discover that…

Stay one step ahead | Residential Property

Louise Colour WEB

In a world where the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is trying to make the home buying process “quicker, cheaper and less stressful”, what is clear is that presently, especially when it comes to leasehold properties, we are still not quite at the races. By that, I mean that the very start of…

Leasehold changes……at last! Residential| Conveyancing law

Louise Colour WEB

The feeling of euphoria experienced when you sell your house and find your dream home is short lived when you sit down and calculate exactly how much the move is going to cost. From estate agents fees, solicitors fees, stamp duty land tax and removal costs, the list seems never ending. To then discover that…

Help to Buy | Residential Conveyancing solicitors

Louise Colour WEB

Help to Buy extended for first-time buyers only with a new regional price cap The Government has confirmed it will extend the Help to Buy equity loan scheme past the original 2021 deadline to 2023. However, the extended scheme will be restricted to first-time buyers only who are purchasing newly built homes during that time….

Thursfields’ Executive becomes Solihull BID Board Member

Thursfields Solihull BID Louise Jones

Louise Jones, Thursfields’ Head of New Homes, has been appointed to the board of Solihull Business and Improvement District (BID). Louise, who is based at Thursfields’ Solihull office said: “I think it’s crucial that local businesses work together to help improve the areas where they operate, and I’m really looking forward to playing my part…

Thursfields welcomes Chancellor’s help for house builders and first-time buyers

Louise Jones Feb 2017 WEB

Thursfields has welcomed the Chancellor’s initiatives to help house builders and first-time buyers in his Autumn Budget. Louise Jones, head of Thursfields’ New Homes Division, said the commitment of £44 billion for housing through capital funding, loans and guarantees will give the sector much-needed confidence in the government’s promise to help it build more homes. …

Thursfields launches New Homes Division to help get the Midlands building

Thursfields launches New Homes

Thursfields has launched an expert division to work with developers, house builders and landowners on the building of new homes. The New Homes Division, based in our Solihull office, will help individuals and companies deal with the various legal complications that arise when buying and selling new build properties.  The new division is being headed…

Buying a New Home

Louise Colour WEB

The main difference between conveyancing for a new build property and a property from the second hand market is that buyers are regularly faced with exchanging contracts and committing themselves to the purchase before the property is even built. Buyers regularly purchase before the construction process has even begun and therefore the show home is…

What’s new in new-build for Autumn 2016

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Whilst the national press choose to focus on figures that show the UK are falling woefully behind UK government home-build targets, recent government press releases focus on telling us new home building has reached a three year high with new home numbers rising by 11% this year alone, the highest annual total since the 2008…

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