Sharman Quinney shows where there’s a will, there’s a way

Sharman Quinney is encouraging homeowners to make a will to ensure that in the event of their death, their property and money go to the people they want to benefit.

Estate agents Sharman Quinney is encouraging homeowners to make a will to ensure that in the event of their death, their property and money go to the people they want to benefit. The local agent has teamed up with specialist will-writing company Redstone Wills to give home buyers the chance to make a fixed price will through Sharman Quinney.

“Many couples who live together assume that if one of them dies, the other will inherit everything, but this is not necessarily true,” says Jeremy Collis, Mortgage Services Director for Sharman Quinney.  “The survivor could end up inheriting nothing – and be homeless – if there is no will in place.” 

Even married couples need a will; if you die without one, your spouse will only get the first £250,000 plus the right to income from half of the remainder. Once again, the house could end up being sold so that those who inherit under the intestacy laws can get their share. In this situation, your property will be distributed among members of your family, according to a set order. If you have no traceable family, your property could even end up going to the Government.

Wills can also be used to avoid disputes after your death, to appoint guardians for any children aged under 18 or to minimise inheritance tax bills.

“We are delighted to be offering home buyers and existing home owners the opportunity to make a will through our new partnership with Redstone Wills,” Jeremy continues. “All instructions are given in writing or by phone and there’s no need to visit lawyers’ offices to make the will if customers are not able to do so.”

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Further information
For further information and photography, please contact the press office on 01525 218536 or email Julia Brook, Group PR Manager: Julia.brook@connells.co.uk or Matthew Solesbury, Group PR Executive: matthew.solesbury@connells.co.uk

Sharman Quinney Holdings Limited is registered in England and Wales under company number 4174227, Registered Office is Cumbria House, 16-20 Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1GN.  VAT Registration Number is 500 2481 05. 
For activities relating to regulated mortgages and non-investment insurance contracts, Sharman Quinney Holdings Limited is an appointed representative of Connells Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.  Connells Limited’s Financial Services Register number is 302221.  





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