Tag: shropshire property lawyers

Estate Agents Forum A Success

Comments Off on Estate Agents Forum A Success

As part of our initiative to work closer with estate agents, our Estate Agents Forum has proved a huge success with local agents. The 2 hour session covers topics such as searches and money laundering and also includes a walkthrough of a conveyancing transaction from start to finish. “The session has proved immensely popular with the local Bridgnorth agents” says Director, Jonathan Ritson. “The aim was for us to provide…

Read More

Warning to Shropshire Land Owners – Protect Your Property!

Comments Off on Warning to Shropshire Land Owners – Protect Your Property!

Historically, all land in England and Wales was unregistered. Solicitors would transfer property from one owner to the other by amending and creating deeds by hand. Land owners retained a bundle of documents and title deeds to prove their ownership, if there was a lender involved they would retain the title deeds as security. As this system was risky due to loss and destruction of deeds the Land Registry was…

Read More

All Change For Residential Landlords

Comments Off on All Change For Residential Landlords

The law relating to residential properties let on Assured Shorthold Tenancies is changing with effect from 1st October 2015. The Assured Shorthold Tenancy Notices and Prescribed Requirements (England) Regulations 2015 come into force at the start of next month and residential Landlords will need to update themselves of the new law and procedures. The principal changes are: A Section 21 notice issued by a Landlord seeking possession of the property cannot…

Read More

Record Month For Our Property Department

Comments Off on Record Month For Our Property Department

Bridgnorth solicitors andrews ritson have seen record figures for property deals concluded over the last month. The firm which has expanded it’s Conveyancing team this year has had a bumper month with property transactions totalling £15 million. Head of Property, Jonathan Ritson explained that the figure is the result of transactions across the spectrum including commercial leases, domestic conveyances and property acquisitions. “Our team have worked really hard to ensure…

Read More

Congratulations to Our Property Team!

No Comments »

Great news for our Property Team this week as the firm gained Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme Accreditation! “This really is a significant milestone for andrews ritson as our Property Department continues to grow” says Director Jonathan Ritson. “It is a testament to the quality service we provide to our property clients and our commitment to best practise”. Membership of the Scheme will allow the firm to offer an enhanced…

Read More

Flood Advice For Tenants

No Comments »

Something that has caused much disruption and chaos over the last 12 months has been the extent and nature of the flooding that affected large parts of the country this winter, causing mass devastation to homes and businesses.  As the water levels go down  many are left with damaged and destroyed properties and for those in rented accommodation, it is a point of concern as to who is responsible. The…

Read More