Article Category: Real Estate

Why Do You Need A Survey When You Buy A House?

If you are buying a property then you should always have a survey carried out before you exchange contracts. ‘Let the buyer beware’ This is because of the ‘buyer beware’ principle upon which property transactions are based. It is the buyer’s responsibility to carry out all investigations on the property and find any problems or… Read more »

SAS Daniels LLP raises the bar in legal rankings

North West law firm, SAS Daniels LLP, has achieved its best ever rankings in national legal guides, Chambers UK and The Legal 500. Rankings in Chambers UK and The Legal 500 are key to the firm’s credentials, recognising the firm’s specialist teams, based solely on merit, and reinforcing its proposition as ‘No ordinary law firm’…. Read more »

A green light for developers, or not?

Developers naturally just want to get on with building work to realise a return on their investment. Any delays, particularly if there is any an element of finance involved, can seriously eat into their profit margins. One cause of delays, and what can be a real thorn in the side of developers, is claims for… Read more »

A kick start for builders and property owners

Recent changes to planning legislation have made it easier for individuals to develop their properties. In addition there has been an attempt by the government to kick start the building industry with several initiatives including government backed mortgages in the ‘Help to Buy Scheme’. What are the changes and how could they affect property owners?… Read more »

SAS Daniels builds for the future with trainees and apprentices

North West law firm SAS Daniels LLP has appointed its first apprentices, under a new scheme being run in conjunction with the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and Manchester Metropolitan University. The firm, which has taken on five apprentices, has also hired two trainees. The apprenticeship is completed over two years, with the opportunity to… Read more »

Could the green deal help you or your business?

It has recently been announced on the BBC website that the number of people taking up the ‘Green Deal’ has passed the 1000 barrier. See the BBC website article here. The Green Deal was created by the government to reduce household and business carbon emissions and to save energy. Through the Green Deal, the government are… Read more »

Merger of Shotblast Engineering Services with Pangborn

The corporate team at North West law firm SAS Daniels LLP has advised Shotblast Engineering Services (SES) Holywell, North Wales on the merger of their business with Pangborn Limited. SES are a leading UK manufacturer of surface preparation capital equipment and systems to foundries, forges, steel producers and steel component finishers worldwide. Pangborn Limited is… Read more »

Chancel repair liability – what does this mean for homeowners?

What are chancel repairs? A chancel repair liability is the requirement for an owner of land to pay for the repair of the chancel (the part of the church containing the altar and the choir) of an Anglican parish church. What is a chancel? The chancel is the roughly the area (including the altar and… Read more »