Taylor & Co Property in Abergavenny

The Negotiator is reporting that legal claims against vendors over Japanese Knotweed have risen sharply over the last year, due in part to buyers and sellers rushing transactions to win stamp duty holiday savings. Specialist knotweed treatment firm Environet UK has reported that there has been a 25% year-on-year increase in misrepresentation cases because a seller has failed to declare the presence of knotweed on their property. Japanese Knotweed checks are an important part of the conveyancing process, sellers have a legal obligation to declare the presence of Japanese Knotweed on their own or neighbouring properties. Read the full article here.

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