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Cyber Essentials

October 8, 2019 2:59 pm Published by Comments Off on Cyber Essentials

We are pleased to announce Page Nelson, has demonstrated its commitment to cyber security through its successful certification to Cyber Essentials. With cyber threats increasing in both volume and sophistication, Cyber Essentials, a government backed scheme, validates that a business... View Article


Society backs home guides

June 25, 2019 1:06 pm Published by Comments Off on Society backs home guides

House Buying and Selling guides The government have published guides advising home buyers and sellers on what to look out for when choosing their conveyancer, and on how to buy and sell a home. As in any walk of life,... View Article


Privacy Notice

July 26, 2018 12:16 pm Published by Comments Off on Privacy Notice

Please click on the link below to read Page Nelson’s Privacy Notice. Link here: Privacy Notice Page Nelson employs third party suppliers to provide services including utilising the services of a credit reference agency (https://www.transunion.co.uk/legal-information/bureau-privacy-notice).


Help! Fraudsters Sold My House!

February 13, 2018 2:21 pm Published by Comments Off on Help! Fraudsters Sold My House!

We’ve sent this article to clients in the past, but we think it’s time for this issue to be given another airing. A nightmare scenario – property owners find that their property has been sold without their knowledge.  How can this... View Article


Contributing to a property purchase? How to protect your investment!

September 15, 2017 3:31 pm Published by Comments Off on Contributing to a property purchase? How to protect your investment!

Contributing to a property purchase?  How to protect your investment! If you are lending money to assist someone to buy a property you may wish to ensure that your contribution is protected.  This can be done by setting up a... View Article


‘A Night Hike’

June 27, 2017 3:23 pm Published by Comments Off on ‘A Night Hike’

‘A Night Hike’ One of our Directors, Steven Forster, is our challenger for a charity hike on Saturday 15th July 2017, to raise funds for Stepping Stones pre-school in Nettleham. The hike has been organised by Authentic Boxing Workouts who... View Article


Help! Fraudsters Sold My House!

March 10, 2017 3:11 pm Published by Comments Off on Help! Fraudsters Sold My House!

We’ve sent this article to clients in the past, but we think it’s time for this issue to be given another airing. A nightmare scenario – property owners find that their property has been sold without their knowledge.  How can this... View Article


Lexcel Success for Page Nelson

February 22, 2017 2:34 pm Published by Comments Off on Lexcel Success for Page Nelson

We are thrilled to announce that we have maintained our Lexcel Accreditation, having passed with flying colours. For us to retain the Lexcel Accreditation our practice underwent an annual assessment process, which included an in-depth on-site visit from the Lexcel assessor. The assessor... View Article


We are now a WIQS Accredited Member

July 1, 2016 2:15 pm Published by Comments Off on We are now a WIQS Accredited Member

We are delighted to announce that we are now an accredited member of the Law Society’s Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (WIQS)   This shows that we follow best practice procedures to meet the highest standards of technical expertise and... View Article


Stamp Duty on Buy-to-Let Property

November 26, 2015 1:45 pm Published by Comments Off on Stamp Duty on Buy-to-Let Property

Stamp Duty on Buy-to-Let Property As you have probably heard by now, the Chancellor George Osborne has increased Stamp Duty on Buy-to-Let (BTL) property from 1 April 2016.  The table below is from HM Revenue and Customs and sets out... View Article


Investors in People News

November 6, 2015 11:03 am Published by Comments Off on Investors in People News

Investors In People Standard We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded the Investors In People Standard.   Investors in People is the UK’s leading accreditation for business improvement through people management, and provides a wealth of resources for... View Article


Average UK House Prices hit the £200,000.00 mark

July 29, 2015 1:07 pm Published by Comments Off on Average UK House Prices hit the £200,000.00 mark

      Average UK House Prices hit the £200,000.00 mark. After uncertainty caused by the general election, average UK house prices have now beaten the last peak of £199,612.00 which we saw during the economic boom of August 2007.... View Article


Landlord Alert

July 29, 2015 12:49 pm Published by Comments Off on Landlord Alert

      Landlord Alert Lincoln City Council is now registering an Article 4 Planning Direction as a Planning Charge on all of their Local Authority Search results. This Direction relates to development comprising the change of use from a... View Article


Who will look after my pets when I die?

July 29, 2015 12:27 pm Published by Comments Off on Who will look after my pets when I die?

Who will look after my pets when I die? For those of us who are animal lovers, this is an important issue to be raised when preparing our wills. Who will care for our pets when we are gone and,... View Article


Who will look after my children?

April 2, 2015 10:55 am Published by Comments Off on Who will look after my children?

Who will look after my children? No one likes to think about what will happen to their children if they die or are unable to continue looking after them. However, it is an important question which should be tackled at... View Article


Does your conservatory comply with Regulations?

April 2, 2015 10:46 am Published by Comments Off on Does your conservatory comply with Regulations?

        Does your conservatory comply with Regulations?   Many home owners will rely upon the word of the installer of a conservatory when it comes to considering Planning Permission and Building Regulations. As a rule a conservatory... View Article


Flood risk and your home

November 28, 2014 10:02 am Published by Comments Off on Flood risk and your home

Flood risk and your home The Environment Agency estimates that 1 in 6 homes are at risk from flooding, and we’re all familiar with countless news stories over recent years. This article looks at what you can do to assess... View Article


We offer reduced Land Registry fees

November 28, 2014 9:56 am Published by Comments Off on We offer reduced Land Registry fees

We offer reduced Land Registry fees When the new Land Registration Fee Order came into force earlier this year some Land Registry fees were reduced by around 50%. For house purchases this reduction applies only if :- the property has... View Article


Oops! We signed the wrong Wills!!

November 28, 2014 9:52 am Published by Comments Off on Oops! We signed the wrong Wills!!

Oops! We signed the wrong Wills!! The recent case of Marley v Rawlings has raised many interesting questions. Mr and Mrs Rawlings visited their Solicitor in 2009 to execute their Wills leaving everything to each other. If that gift failed,... View Article


Fraudsters Sold My House!

October 10, 2014 9:53 am Published by Comments Off on Fraudsters Sold My House!

Fraudsters sold my house! A nightmare scenario – property owners find that their property has been sold without their knowledge. How can this happen, and what can you do to protect yourself from it? Fraudsters try many different ways to... View Article


What will happen if I die without leaving a Will?

October 10, 2014 9:35 am Published by Comments Off on What will happen if I die without leaving a Will?

What will happen if I die without leaving a Will?   When someone dies without leaving a valid will, this is known as ‘intestacy’ and the person is ‘intestate’. The rules which govern how their estate is distributed have changed... View Article


Is it the end of Chancel Repair Liability?

October 10, 2014 9:05 am Published by Comments Off on Is it the end of Chancel Repair Liability?

Is it the end of Chancel Repair Liability? Further to our article of the 5th June advising on Chancel Repair Liability, a Bill with the House of Lords has now been successfully introduced to abolish Chancel Repair Liability. There have... View Article


What is Fracking?

September 1, 2014 12:35 pm Published by Comments Off on What is Fracking?

What is Fracking? We’re being asked more and more often about fracking by clients who want to know how it might affect their sale or purchase of a property. This article sets out what you should consider. Fracking (‘hydraulic fracturing’)... View Article


Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)

September 1, 2014 10:40 am Published by Comments Off on Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)

What is Stamp Duty? Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is generally payable on the purchase or transfer of property or land in the UK where the amount given is above a certain threshold. Most UK land and property transactions must... View Article


Care Home Fees

September 1, 2014 9:53 am Published by Comments Off on Care Home Fees

Who will pay my care home fees? Choosing a care home for yourself or a loved one can be a difficult decision. As well as the location, facilities and level of care provided, you will also need to know how... View Article


Lasting Power of Attorney

June 5, 2014 2:46 pm Published by Comments Off on Lasting Power of Attorney

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney? A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document entered into by a Donor in favour of one or more Attorneys, this is to give them the power to deal with the... View Article


Changing a Will after someone has died

June 5, 2014 2:08 pm Published by Comments Off on Changing a Will after someone has died

Changing a Will after someone has died A Deed of Variation (sometimes referred to as a Deed of Family Arrangement) is a Deed by which people who benefit under the Will of someone who has died can change the terms... View Article


Chancel Repair Liability

June 5, 2014 1:28 pm Published by Comments Off on Chancel Repair Liability

  CHANCEL REPAIR LIABILITY: what is it and how could it affect my property? One of the most common questions that clients ask us is about chancel repair liability. This article looks at these understandable concerns, and tries to clear away... View Article


Japanese Knotweed

June 5, 2014 12:59 pm Published by Comments Off on Japanese Knotweed

        JAPANESE KNOTWEED – What’s all the fuss about? You may have seen Japanese Knotweed mentioned in the press a lot recently, or heard a neighbour talking about this, but what actually is Japanese Knotweed and how does it affect... View Article


Page Nelson Solicitors move to new home

April 23, 2012 6:51 pm Published by Comments Off on Page Nelson Solicitors move to new home

Page Nelson Solicitors of Lincoln, UK moved to a new home on March 24th, 2012. Long established Lincoln law firm, Page Nelson Solicitors, moved from Lindum Road in the city centre to Victory House on the Henley Office Park, a... View Article