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  1. restrictive covenants
    Restrictive Covenants: A Short Guide For Homeowners – by Michael Setter of WBW Solicitors

    Restrictive Covenants impact so seldom on our lives that there needs to be a brief explanation as to what they are.  Most people happily get by without a mention of them until or unless they sell or buy their home when suddenly their Solicitors get very exercised about the existence of them or worse still…

  2. Property House Gavel
    Sale of Properties via Court of Protection – by Dawn Owen of WBW Solicitors

    As a Conveyancer, you are used to dealing with all types of property transactions, from the straightforward transactions to the more complex ones. However, sometimes property transactions vary from the norm and the steps involved can greatly differ. This is especially true with elderly or infirm sellers, as they may not have sufficient mental capacity…

  3. Helen Davies
    Meet the Conveyancer – Helen Davies of WBW Solicitors

    Whether you are buying or selling a house, or both at once, you need an experienced solicitor on your team. Today we talk to Helen Davies – a Partner in the Property Department at WBW Solicitors. She is primarily based in our Launceston office in Cornwall which she also manages. As well as being a…

  4. First Time Buyer
    First Time Buyer? The Right Time Is Now – by Damien Pedley of WBW Solicitors

    Although there are is great deal of uncertainty in the country due to indecision in Westminster over the “B” word, now is possibly one of the best times for first time buyers to take that leap into home-ownership. Consider the current base interest rate at the Bank of England; although it is not as low…

  5. Post Completion Advice for New-Build Homes – by Caroline Jennings of WBW Solicitors

    I feel sure that there is not one person reading this who is not aware of the vast amount of housing developments going on in and around our area.  Whilst this may be seen as a blight on our countryside by some, it is, of course, a very necessary evil which provides new homes for…

  6. Tracey Pearce, Partner at WBW, moves to Bovey Tracey

    Tracey Pearce, a Partner in the Property Department, has now moved from our Newton Abbot office to join our team in Bovey Tracey. Tracey joined WBW Solicitors in 1986 and was made a Partner in 1989, at the age of 27. She has extensive experience in both residential and commercial conveyancing which she combines with…

  7. How to choose a conveyancing lawyer – by Rod Lewis at WBW Solicitors

    It’s all about the money! Really?? It saddens me that so many people end up dissatisfied with the service they receive from their conveyancing solicitor. This usually results from a perceived lack of communication or a lack of action or both. The individual is upset and the reputation of the profession is damaged. So, how…

  8. Paula Land
    Meet the Conveyancer – Paula Land

    Whether you are buying or selling a house, or both at once, you need an experienced solicitor on your team. Today we talk to Paula Land – Chartered Legal Executive and part of the property team at WBW Solicitors Honiton Office. Where abouts do you live and what makes it special? I live in Honiton, and always have…

  9. Tips on how you can reduce the stress of moving during the festive period

    By Lara Mitchell The run-up to Christmas is probably our busiest time of year with lots of clients wanting to be in their new home in time for Christmas. In order for our accounts department to process all payments our last day for completions is Wednesday 19th December. All WBW offices will close at lunchtime…

  10. Staff Profile: Conleth Fernandes

    Here at WBW, we value every one of our team members. Each member of staff has their own stories, motivations and reasons why they enjoy working for WBW. Today we talk to Conleth Fernandes, who recently joined the WBW team.  Conleth specialises in residential conveyancing and is a lifelong supporter of Tottenham Hotspur FC, Bath…

  11. Top Tips for those looking to instruct an Estate Agent

    Moving home is a big life event. It can be exciting and a little daunting. If you are thinking of selling, Kim Hall, Associate at WBW Solicitors, shares some practical advice for those looking to instruct an Estate Agent to market their property. 1. Do your research and read reviews for your preferred Estate Agent…

  12. Residential Conveyancing – Our Top Tips

    By Damien Pedley Whether you are a first-time buyer or a seasoned connoisseur buying another property for your portfolio there are a few things worth thinking about that will help you retain your sanity and ensure a successful conclusion to your transaction. Purchase • If you require mortgage funding start making enquiries about mortgages as…

  13. Meet the Conveyancer

    Whether you are buying or selling a house, or both at once, you need an experienced solicitor on your team. Today we talk to Dawn Owen who has recently joined the property team at WBW Solicitors Paignton Office. What is the secret of good conveyancing? There is a misconception that all conveyancing is repetitive and the…

  14. Staff Profile: Suzy Seaby

    Here at WBW we value every one of our team members. Each member of staff has their own stories, motivations and reasons why they enjoy working for WBW. So we’ve decided to post a series of questions and answers with a staff member from one of our 6 offices. Today we talk to Suzy Seaby, Conveyancer, in…