Rachel Simmonds

Conveyancing Manager - Chartered Legal Executive

Rachel is a Chartered Legal Executive in the Residential Property Department. With over 17 years experience in legal practice Rachel is able to advise in all areas of Residential Conveyancing including:

  • Freehold and leasehold residential sales and purchases
  • Purchase of Freehold Interest
  • Land Acquisitions
  • Lease Extensions
  • Transfer of Equity
  • Plot purchases
  • Re-mortgages
  • Re-possession purchases
  • Declarations of Trust
  • Advice relating to possessory title

Rachel uses her expertise to foresee the issues that can prove costly for clients before they become a problem. She enjoys putting everything possible into helping people complete their property transactions with as little stress as possible and in the shortest time frame possible. Rachel will go that extra mile to ensure the transaction will run as smoothly as possible.

Rachel Simmonds - Awards and accreditations

  • Conveyancing Quality
  • Moore Tibbits - Conveyancing Awards

News and media

  • News
    • Posted on September 2, 2020
      For many young people, the dream of owning a home of their own in their local community, whether they grew up there or settled there can feel like a pipedream. With local properties being too expensive, often young people are forced to move out of their community to areas which are more affordable. Key workers for example can sometimes have no other option than to commute long distances to the communities they serve rather than being able to afford to live and settle in that community.
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    • Posted on July 15, 2020
      To encourage the housing market to bounce back after the Covid-19 pandemic, the Chancellor has announced a stamp duty holiday which will run until 31st March 2021.

      The lower Stamp Duty Land Tax threshold has been increased from £125,000 to £500,00. This means that any property purchases below £500,000 will not need to pay stamp duty as long as completion takes place before 31st March 2021.
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    • Posted on May 4, 2020
      In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, from today, HM Land Registry has announced temporary changes when verifying a person’s ID and signing deeds.
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