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13th November 2019

What happens when a homeowner with a mortgage dies

When someone who has a mortgage dies, it is important to notify the lender as soon as possible. If the property has been left to you in a Will, you should ask them about the options for taking on some or all of the mortgage if it cannot be repaid. After a death, notifications need […]

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6th November 2019

Writing a Will that is future proof

Over time, changes in circumstances can mean that a Will becomes out of date and doesn’t accurately reflect your wishes. We look at how to ensure your Will can cope with changes. It is a good idea to make a Will, even if you are young. It helps keep your financial affairs organised and if […]

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30th October 2019

Leaving a jointly owned property in your Will

If you own a property jointly with someone else and you want to leave it in your Will, you need to understand the different types of joint ownership. When you buy a home with someone else, you will either own it as joint tenants or as tenants in common. This affects who the property will […]

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23rd October 2019

Making a Will even when you don’t own your own home

If you don’t own a property, it is easy to assume that you don’t need a Will. In fact there are several good reasons why you should still make one. Leaving a Will can be of great comfort to loved ones, as you can set out your wishes with regard to what you would like […]

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9th October 2019

Making a Living Will

A Living Will, also known as an advance decision, is designed to be used during your lifetime and sets out your wishes in respect of your care and medical treatment. By making a Living Will, you can put in writing details of what is important to you and how you would like to be treated […]

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