Legal kerb appeal means having everything in order from a legal perspective when you're ready to sell your home. Here's why that's a good thing.
The legal bit
Your buyer’s solicitor will have lots of questions to ask about your property. So it’s a good idea to bring in your own legal eagle to help you to answer them.
What’s the difference between joint tenants and tenants in common? And how can you find out which type of ownership you have? Here’s everything you need to know.
From keeping chains moving to negotiating on your behalf, having a good solicitor is as important when you're selling a house as when you're buying one.
Ready to put your home on the market? There’ll be some paperwork to get sorted before you do.
The money bit
As you near the completion date, you’ll need to either pay off - or port - your mortgage. Then there’s the final bill payments and postal redirects to sort.
Downsizing can be a great way to unlock money tied up in your home, but there are tax implications to think through. Let's take a look at what they are.
Planning to leave your home to your partner or children? With a bit of careful groundwork, you can help to reduce the amount of inheritance tax that’s paid.
You’ve sold your home! Before you leave the building, there’ll be a few final bill payments and redirects to sort. Let's get down to business.
You can port some mortgages when you move home. Let's look into the advantages of doing this, what the process involves and how it compares to taking out a new mortgage deal.