27 July 2022Insight

A guide to home surveys

When buying a home it's important that the right survey is carried out. There are different types of surveys, including a condition report, a home buyer report and a structural survey. Our property law experts here at Ferbrache & Farrell LLP have put together a handy...

25 January 2021

Covid-19 Guernsey Property Update

If you are the middle of the house buying or selling process we understand how difficult things are right now. As the island is in lockdown, we must all stay at home. While the courts are still allowed to operate...

14 January 2021

Much hype or much hope for a fairer and clearer process?

Residential Leasehold Property in England and Wales - Proposed Leasehold Reform in 2021 On 7 January 2021, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Robert Jenrick, announced that the Government is...

07 January 2021

2020: planning and building control in figures

For many in our Bailiwick community, 2020 has been forgettable and unforgettable in equal measure.  We have all had to adapt to great change, with further adjustments likely to follow in the months to come. All business sectors...

2020 Firm Activity Report

It is fair to say that this year has been an unprecedented and challenging one for all of us, not only in our home and family circumstances, but also in our business operations.  We can only be thankful for our adaptable and...

Christmas at Ferbrache & Farrell

As Christmas draws near, we would like to thank you all for your continued support and remind you of the hours we will be working over the festive period.  

03 December 2020

Must the holiday come to an end? Stamp Duty Land Tax - residential English property

With all the many changes taking place in the communities in which we live, it is hardly surprising that variations are also taking place in the world of tax. Current SDLT climate There has been much in the press about...

24 November 2020

Moving Home - Our Checklist

Moving home can be a pretty daunting task. Aside from finding the perfect property to buy (and selling your own if you're not a first time buyer) there's then the removal process and the unpacking at the other end. Normally one...

26 August 2020

No end in sight for property bounce back

In June 2020, we looked closely at the Guernsey property market post Covid-19 https://www.ferbrachefarrell.com/insight/2020/the-property-market-post-covid/  At that point, we were full of hope that with the guidance from the...

28 July 2020

Counsel Anna Douglass joins Ferbrache & Farrell’s UK real estate team

Experienced property lawyer Anna Douglass has joined Ferbrache & Farrell’s UK real estate team as counsel. Mrs Douglass moved to the firm from Collas Crill, where she spent more than six years working as a senior associate...

05 June 2020

The property market post-covid

As Guernsey recently entered phase 4 of its exit from lockdown strategy, we take a look at the property market. When the Covid-19 pandemic reached our shores, the vast majority of property transactions were paused. But with...

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