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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

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    What to expect if you are receiving a gifted deposit for a house purchase – by Ashton Partridge of WBW Solicitors

    A significant number of people are now using gifts (usually from family members) to fund all or part of their deposit for a house purchase. Accordingly, it is important to understand the implications that such a gift will have on the conveyancing transaction. If you are lucky enough to be receiving a gift, the following…

  4. Tenant Fees Act 2019 – Explained by Joanne Hayes of WBW Solicitors

    What is it? It is a new law soon to be introduced by the Government in order to regulate the fees landlords are able to charge their tenants. It is important to note that the law will also apply to those acting on behalf of Landlords eg letting agents. Which agreements are affected? The new…

  5. WBW Solicitors Launch New Partnership with Sidmouth Bowling Club

    WBW Solicitors incorporating Ford Simey are delighted to have teamed up with Sidmouth Bowling Club as one of their new sponsors. Sidmouth Bowling Club is situated in the heart of East Devon and located in the centre of the town. The club provides excellent facilities for the local community and is affiliated to both County…

  6. The benefits of using local Solicitors and Estate Agents – by Ella Brennan at WBW Solicitors

    Most of us need to use a Solicitor at some point during the course of our lives.  This could be for several of reasons, including selling, buying or re-mortgaging your home.  Moving house is said to be one of the most stressful events you will face.  Choosing a local Solicitor, rather than an online lawyer,…

  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. Key points to note when selling your property – by Marie Moore, Licensed Conveyancer

    In preparation for selling your property it is good idea to ensure that you have all your certificates and guarantees available for the buyers to inspect. Certainly, the buyers’ solicitors will request copies of these documents during the transaction. Replacement windows or doors The FENSA – Fenestration Self-Assessment Scheme was set up to ensure that…

  9. 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…

  10. Partner Promotion at WBW

    WBW Solicitors are delighted to announce that Sam Thompson (Property Solicitor) has been promoted to Partner at WBW. Steve Bulman, Managing Partner, at WBW Solicitors, said: “I am delighted by Sam’s appointment to be a partner of the firm. She is an excellent addition to the Partnership and I have no doubt her clients &…

  11. A guide to selling a property for the first time

    By Julie Huntington A guide to selling a property for the first time. The conveyancing process enables a property to be transferred from one legal owner to another. Selling a property comprises of three main stages: 1. Agreeing the sale/purchase 2. Exchanging contracts 3. Completion Once you have agreed a sale your conveyancer will draft…

  12. 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…

  13. Class Q revisited – now even more dwellings can be achieved

    New rules take effect on 6 April 2018 The Government has announced its long-awaited promise to review Class Q. Class Q relates to the conversion of agricultural buildings to residential use. These new rules take effect on 6 April 2018. The present maximum of 3 dwellings and 450 square metres, will be replaced by a…

  14. WBW Solicitors Announce Change in Bovey Tracey Office

    Kim Hall of WBW Solicitors has recently moved her residential property expertise from Newton Abbot to Bovey Tracey, joining a well-established team. Rod Lewis, has moved to Newton Abbot to support the ever growing residential property team. We met with Kim to discuss her move and find out a bit more about her plans for…