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The latest legal news & family, employment, personal injury and wills & succession law news from Complete Clarity Solicitors.

Karianne is a solicitor at Complete Clarity Solicitors specialising in Conveyancing but my work also includes Private Client work including Wills, Power of Attorneys and Executries as well as commercial Leases.

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Report Tracks House Price Changes

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has recently published its House Price Index for March 2014, which gives an interesting insight into developments in house prices in all four UK countries, including average prices paid by existing home owners and first-time buyers.

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Are rental rungs replacing the ‘property ladder’?

A recent report from Halifax has revealed a change in attitudes towards renting.

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House buyer numbers fall but prices continue to rise

The ongoing rise in Scottish house buyer numbers apparently slowed down to its lowest point in almost a year during February, according to the RICS February UK Residential Market Survey.

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Owning a city home is more affordable

The dream of home ownership has become more attainable for city dwellers, according to the Lloyds Bank Affordable Cities Review. This has revealed that home affordability has improved in the majority of UK cities over the past five years.

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First time buyers are aiming high

First time buyers have high expectations when it comes to the type of home they want to buy, according to new research from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks.

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Sharp increase in first-time buyer lending

First-time buyers are continuing to help drive the property market, with recent data showing that mortgage lending to first-time buyers totalled £3.7 billion during December 2013. This is a 3% increase over November 2013 and an increase of 48% over the comparable figure for December 2012.

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More homes coming onto the Scottish market

There has been a welcome increase in the number of homes coming onto the Scottish property market, according to the latest Residential Market Survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

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Ruling in 21-year inheritance dispute

In an interesting example of inheritance disputes abroad, a bitter court battle over an Indian estate worth an estimated £2.5 billion took a step towards closure earlier this month.

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Family at war over inheritance

A family is caught up in a bitter court battle over an estate thought to be worth around £7 million, reports the Telegraph.

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Are you a Landlord?

Eviction - Have you got a good lease?

Think your tenant(s) will leave when you ask them? For a Landlord, purchasing a property to let would tend to indicate a safe investment. However, the granting of atenancy agreement can turn this into a rather risky business. Yet more and more Landlords find themselves in the position of their tenants being in rental arrears; confused and uncertain about their rights and unable to resolve the situation. Unfortunately, due to confusing and complex Scottish legislation together with prolonged court procedures, Landlords who are not getting paid rent will continue to haemorrhage money for a long time to come.

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Landlords!! You thought it was tough... But then it got tougher!!

Shelter Scotland (who provide free advice of tenants and the homeless) have today been granted funding of £200k.

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Receive a Will for only £50!

Working with you, our Solicitors can prepare your Will and provide clear instructions to your loved ones. Your Will should ensures that whatever personal belongings and assets you do have will go to who you wish and not someone else. Without a Will, the courts make these decisions.

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