Latest news at Fords Daly Legal

  • Alert From Major Mortgage Lenders 11/30/2017 8:47:46 PM

    🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨 We want to make you aware that fraudsters are currently hacking into email chains between a house buyer or seller and their solicitors.  The fraudster monitors the communications using malware that looks for key words like house purchase, deposit, buy and payment – and then they make their move. They hack into the email account and contact the client disguised as the solicitor’s company they have been liaising with.   The fraudsters tell the client

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  • Surge in Power of Attorney Applications Source of Delays 10/31/2017 11:02:26 AM

    The sharp increase in Power of Attorney (PoA) applications is the source of registration delays, the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) has said. Data from the SCTS shows that there has been a 21 per cent increase in demand in recent years and a 53 per cent increase over the past five years. This has directly led to the registration process for Powers of Attorney taking three to four months despite a Scottish Government target of 30 days.  The Office of the P

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  • AUTUMN OFFER FOR ESTATE AGENCY 3/9/2017 3:33:21 PM

    Call us now for details of our special Estate Agency package for Autumn. Call 01592 640630 or email info@fdlegal.co.uk

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  • New FDL Website 10/5/2016 6:41:20 PM

    Our new website is live!!!   The design is the same as before, however we have some new features, such as "map search", along with some optimisations and bug fixes.  If you have any ideas you would like to see implemented on our site, then please contact us with your suggestion.   For any geeks out there, here is the techy stuff from our software developer:- The whole backend has been ported from PHP and MySQL to the latest and greatest .Net Core ASP MVC and MS SQL server wit

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  • FDL - Best Professional Services Provider in Scotland 9/5/2016 1:38:28 PM

    We are honoured and delighted to annouce that we were awarded Best Professional Services Provider in Scotland at the inaugral Scotlands Business Awards 2016 which took place at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Edinburgh on Sunday 28th August 2016. We are over the moon to have received this award and it would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of our staff. We would also like to thank all clients, colleagues and friends who voted for us and are extremely grateful for their c

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  • FDL - Best Fife Professional Service Provider 2016 5/10/2016 1:38:07 PM

    We were awarded the Best Fife Professional Service Provider of 2016 at The Fife Retail Business Awards Ceremony at Balbrnie House on 24th April this year. We were nominated by a number of clients and the final award was made based on the public vote. Many thanks to those who helped put us there, clients and staff alike are the winning combination!

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  • CHANGES TO PROPERTY LAND TAX - FROM 1ST APRIL 2016 2/16/2016 12:37:43 PM

    The demand for buy-to-let properties is growing rapidly as investors look to beat the tax rise which will add thousands of pounds onto the cost of buying a second home.   As of 1st April 2016 anyone who purchases an additional property, such as a buy-to let, will be taxed at 3% of the full purchase price.   This additional tax will be added to the existing Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) already being paid on a property.   The exemption for properties purchase

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  • Stamp Duty Changes: What does this mean for you? 12/4/2014 9:20:23 AM

    Major changes to the curent Stamp Duty tax system were announced yesterday in a move that will help thousands of house purchasers throughout the UK. The dramatic cuts introduced by the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, will be available to use immediately in Scotland from today until 1st April 2015 when the new Scottish Govenment Land and Building Transaction Tax (LBTT) will take effect. Previously buyers would simply pay a fixed percentage on the purchase price based on the foll

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