Conveyancing guides Important documents relating to your house move. Looking After Your Move Your Guide to Buying and Selling Your Home Guide to Searches and Surveys When you buy any property in England and Wales there is a huge amount of information that has to be obtained about the property. Guide to Environmental Matters Some of the main causes of concern for buyers of residential property are: • Land Contamination • Flooding • Landfill • Mining / subsidence • The existence of Radon (a naturally occurring radioactive gas) Stamp Duty Land Tax ("SDLT") Guide Stamp Duty Land Tax is a tax payable by anyone purchasing or taking a lease of property, whether residential or commercial, if the value of the transaction is above a certain minimum value. Your Guide to Buying a Property in Joint Names When two or more people are buying a property together, a very important decision must be made by them as to the type of co-ownership they wish to put in place. Glossary of Conveyancing Terms A brief explanation of some legal and other terms used in residential property Conveyancing transactions.