The Bowsers Blog

How Long Does Conveyancing Take?

Once you have an offer accepted on your potential new home - or you have agreed on a price with someone buying your property - it’s natural to want things to move along quickly. Your first question is likely to be, ‘How long does conveyancing take?’.

What Is A 95% Mortgage And Who Is Eligible?

The mortgage guarantee scheme enables first-time buyers and home movers to purchase a property with just a 5% deposit. The scheme was launched in April 2021 and runs to December 2022. It forms part of the government’s strategy to maintain buoyancy in the housing market.

What Date Should You Put On Your Buildings Insurance?

If you are a first-time buyer, it’s likely that buildings insurance is an entirely new concept to you.

The Types Of Insurance You Should Have And Why

Insurance is essential - paying for insurance provides protection against the unexpected and a guarantee of compensation for loss, damage, illness or death.

The 6 Stages Of The Conveyancing Process When Buying

When buying a house, there are six stages of the conveyancing process that you must go through. You may wonder “how long will conveyancing take?” Here, we will seek to explain each of these stages to you and you will see how this is based on a number of factors.

What is Stamp Duty?

When buying a property, one of the terms that often causes confusion is Stamp Duty. Despite this, it is actually one of the easiest to explain. Put simply, Stamp Duty is a tax that you must pay when purchasing a property or a piece of land in England or Northern Ireland.