Once a contract has been entered into and the buyer has satisfied all the key conditions of the contract, then the buyer’s solicitor will order settlement searches on the property. There are some searches the buyer cannot escape ordering, but there are a wide range of purchases that, depending on the law firm, are at…

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Death of a Party to a Contract – What to Do A problem arises when a buyer or seller dies before the contract can be completed, as the deceased party can no longer perform their obligations under the contract. Does this mean that if a party dies or was dead before entering into the contract…

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