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  • How safe is your Will?

    How safe is your Will? Last year, Lloyds Bank revealed that they found a significant number of documents in its ‘Safe Custody’ storage service, including around 9000 Wills. The storage facility was apparently closed to customers in 2011 but last year Lloyds Bank discovered thousands of papers were still stored there. Lloyds Banking Group failed…

  • Covid-19/Coronavirus – Our Policy

    Covid-19/Coronavirus – Our Policy

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    Covid-19/Coronavirus – Our Policy Given the unprecedented COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation, we wanted to take the time to update you on the actions taken to keep our offices safe for our clients and staff.  Our offices remain open and we are available to assist you in any way possible during the time that the government decrees…

  • Should you be using a mortgage broker? (An interview with James Wingate, Abode Finance)

    Should you be using a mortgage broker? (An interview with James Wingate, Abode Finance)

    Should you be using a mortgage broker? (An interview with James Wingate, Abode Finance) James Wingate, Mortgage & Protection Broker for Abode Finance LTD Tel: 01273 099995   Mob: 07825 210324   Email: james@abodefinance.ltd We introduce James Wingate. James, a lifetime local Shoreham by Sea resident has worked within the Mortgage Industry for over 15 years. With a strong focus on Service…

  • Cohabitation: not a common law marriage

    Cohabitation: not a common law marriage

    Cohabitation: not a common law marriage The cohabiting couple family is the largest growing family type in the UK with 3.3 million couples in 2017 choosing to live this way according to the ONS. This is a sharp increase compared to the previous 10 years. Most people assume that couples who live together have the…

  • What Is It Like To Live In Coventry?

    What Is It Like To Live In Coventry?

    What Is It Like To Live In Coventry? Situated in the West Midlands, 20 miles from Birmingham, Coventry is placed handily in the middle of the country. Coventry is the 9th largest city in England and the 12th largest in the United Kingdom with a population of over 326,000. Getting There Coventry is near the…

  • Why Do You Need Conveyancing When Remortgaging?

    Why Do You Need Conveyancing When Remortgaging?

    Why Do You Need Conveyancing When Remortgaging? Remortgaging is when you change the mortgage on your property by moving to a new lender. Whether you are looking for a better mortgage deal, you want to refurbish your home, you have other debts to pay off, or your financial circumstances have otherwise changed, we can provide…

  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Write a Will

    10 Reasons Why You Should Write a Will

    Figures show that 56% of UK adults intestate (without making a will). Dying without a will can cause significant problems for the people you leave behind, and should be avoided where at all possible. Many say that they plan to make a Will later in life because they feel that it will be too complex…

  • Top tips if you’re buying a property with a friend or partner

    Top tips if you’re buying a property with a friend or partner

    For many people, buying a property with a friend, group of friends or partner is the only option because of property prices, tight lending restrictions and the need for a large deposit. If you are going into a mortgage jointly, make sure you are both aware of your rights and obligations. Types of Ownership You…

  • Brighton – The Most Hipster City In The World

    Brighton – The Most Hipster City In The World

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    Brighton has been crowned the number one hipster hotspot in the world, beating Berlin, Brooklyn and even its near neighbour, London. The beach, vibrant nightlife and fabulous Regency architecture mean Brighton offers an enviable lifestyle. Sandwiched between the South Downs and the English Channel, Brighton offers a pebbled beach, brilliant shopping, restaurants, nightlife, and some…

  • BES Legal Ltd: Elstree Office

    BES Legal Ltd: Elstree Office

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    BES Legal Ltd is fortunate to have offices based in prestigious and historic locations around the United Kingdom, one of which in Elstree, Hertfordshire. Elstree is a village in the Hertsmere borough of Hertfordshire. It is approximately 13 miles northwest of central London. Elstree is perhaps best known for the Elstree Film Studios, where several famous…