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Top 10 of Housing & Property Solicitors

Well done to our Residential Conveyancing Team who, through their hard work, friendly approach and professionalism, have managed to land us in the Top 10 of Housing & Property Solicitors who are registered on Review Solicitors.  Having been registered on Review Solicitors for just over a year, this is a great achievement for the team and the firm. 

Maples are currently ranked 7 out of 4356 firms nationally.

To view our profile and read what our clients have said about us, please click here or click on the green side bar on the right hand side of the page.

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Coffee Morning and Pop-Up Clinic

Join us at Crowland Youth Building (behind Abbeyview Surgery), Thorney Road on Friday 14th July between 10am and 12pm for a free coffee morning and pop-up clinic to talk about Wills, Powers of Attorney and financial planning for Care Homes.

If you cannot join us for the coffee morning, please contact one of our lawyers in the Wills and Probate Department to discuss a home visit.

Or telephone the office 01775 722261 and ask to speak with one of the team.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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Guide to purchasing a residential property

Whether you are a first-time buyer or have bought a property in the past, the conveyancing process can be overwhelming and confusing. We aim to try to provide some clarity and guidance for our clients.

The transaction will be slightly different depending on whether the property is freehold or leasehold.

Freehold – an owner owns the property outright and is responsible for all maintenance. An owner will have more freedom to do what they want with the property which will of course subject to obtaining planning permission or building consent.

Leasehold – an owner only owns the right to live in the property for a fixed period of time by way of a lease. The property will usually be a flat but could be a shared ownership house. The lease will outline terms and conditions to be complied with. The landlord ultimately owns the freehold of the building and may appoint a management company or managing agent to oversee management of the property. A leasehold property can also be subject to certain restrictions for internal alterations and you will be liable for additional costs, such as service charges and ground rent. Any alteration to the property will require the consent of the landlord.

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Jamie Dobbs FCILEx

Open Quote Icon "I should like to take this opportunity to express my very sincere and grateful thanks for Jamie's unfailing helpfulness and efficiency in all aspects of the handling of my late stepmother's estate. Jamie have always replied to my (many!) queries promptly and comprehensively which has been a enormous help throughout what I know can be a fraught and stressful process. Sadly, it is increasingly rare these days to experience the highs standards of service that Jamie has provided." Close Quote Icon

Gemma Mayer LLB

Open Quote Icon "I would highly recommend Maples Solicitors, especially Gemma Mayer, for any conveyancing work. The level of support and professionalism was excellent at all times. I also felt if I needed to ask or clarify anything that it was not an issue. Buying and selling a house is stressful enough, but Gemma helped me through it step by step." Close Quote Icon

Anita Toal LLB BA

Open Quote Icon "I think you are brilliant. You can use my comments above. You are efficient, friendly and quite clearly very good at what you do. Mainly you don’t leave people hanging around too long for." "So easy to talk to her and she understood what I wanted. She put me at ease and I cant thank her enough" Close Quote Icon

James Turner BA

Open Quote Icon James Turner was extremely helpful with our buying process. Everything went smoothly. We are very happy with the level of professionalism demonstrated by the office. Highly recommended solicitors. Will definitely do business with them again. Close Quote Icon

Daven Naghen LLB

Open Quote Icon "Daven provided an excellent service, from attending the first interview with me to the final court appearance. He filled me full of confidence that he would defend me to which he did and come out with an excellent outcome in view of my position that I had put myself in." Close Quote Icon

Faye Blair LLB

Open Quote Icon Faye was excellent, sensitive and acted very well to the time constraints we faced. Great service and dealt with compassion at such sad times made the process less painful very professional. Close Quote Icon

Jamie Dobbs GCILEx

Open Quote Icon Over the last forty years I have cause to deal with many law firms both in a personal and professional capacity, including some ‘top’ London Companies. In all of those dealings I have never found anyone as proactive and so willing to offer help and advice as Jamie Dobbs. During the last two years Jamie guided my parents through the completion of Lasting Powers of Attorney. Helped myself with the use of the LPA and recently dealing with Probate and Estate Administration following their death. Close Quote Icon

Mike Pepper MA

Open Quote Icon Mike Pepper gave us excellent advice. He was always most helpful and accommodating giving lucid explanations every step of the way. Thank you Mike. Close Quote Icon

Donna Sandison FCILEx

Open Quote Icon Donna has been helpful and professional every step of the way during the process. Always on hand to answer any queries and totally professional and friendly at all times. Close Quote Icon