Our blog provides you with updates and points of view on different aspects of law that can affect individuals and businesses.

Posts are written by some of our partners, senior solicitors and solicitors.

Service charges – an added burden on top of a mortgage for new homeowners, but should they be worried if they fail to pay up?

19 July 2019

Monika Borek, a solicitor in Wilkin Chapman’s property team, looks at the legal truth as a growing number of properties on private housing developments come with a requirement to pay this extra annual charge.

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Cybercrime - beware house buyers, don't let your dream purchase become a nightmare

09 April 2018

Beware of the growing dangers of digital conveyancing fraud in Lincolnshire, Wilkin Chapman solicitor warns.

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Protect your home from fraud

20 October 2016

Your home will often be the most valuable asset you own, and you will take care to leave doors and windows secure against intruders when leaving for the day or a longer absence. However, when did you last consider how secure your property ownership is against fraudsters seeking financial gain at your expense?

In this blog article, senior solicitor, Alison Elwess, takes a look at how you can protect yourself against property fraud.

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Changes to stamp duty from 1 April 2016

10 February 2016
In the Chancellor's autumn statement it was announced that a new stamp duty surcharge of 3% would be introduced for anyone purchasing an additional residential property from the 1 April 2016. In his blog post, partner, Ed Atkin takes a look at what this means to anyone considering buying another residential property.
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What's the deal with the Government's Green Deal Scheme?

17 June 2015

Richard Brown, from our Louth office, takes a look at what the Green Deal Scheme means for house buyers and sellers.

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