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Tax changes are imminent for the property market in Wales

October 12, 2017

In April 2018, home buyers in Wales will be subject to a new property tax system, deemed financially beneficial for up to 90% of home purchasers. The new tax regime will see the introduction of Land Transaction Tax (LTT), which will replace UK Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in Wales. Like its predecessor, LTT will […]

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How will Article 50 affect London’s property market? 

July 23, 2017

Mark Lawrinson, Regional Sales Director of Portico London estate agents, has spoken out about the possible effects of Brexit on the London housing market, saying, “I don’t think the triggering of Article 50 will affect the property market directly from today. In one sense it removes the uncertainty surrounding when Britain’s withdrawal process from the […]

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First home owners: things to remember when buying your first home

July 14, 2017

The following is a guide from a contributor outlining some things to remember when buying your first home:- Owning a home is embedded in the British psyche as one of our main ambitions. Not for us the bias towards renting held by some of our European counterparts such as Germany; no, we want to possess […]

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6 Top Reasons for Delays in the Conveyancing Process

February 22, 2017

When buying a home, there are a million and one variables that could cause the process to pause and you could find yourself in a lengthier process than you ever imagined. However, there are a few pitfalls that you could easily avoid in order to speed up the process. Thankfully we’ve compiled a few of […]

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Listed Building Buying Guide

January 18, 2017

When you’re considering a property, buying a listed building means inheriting a grand property steeped in history – but it also means having to be aware of the rules, regulations and issues surrounding listed properties. What is a listed building? A listed building gets its name from being on the National Heritage List, which deems […]

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Guide to Legal Jargon when Buying/Selling Your Home

January 6, 2017

The following is a guide to some of the legal jargon you may encounter when buying or selling your home in England or Wales:- Do you know what amortisation is? What about gazundering or gazumping? You might have a vague idea of the meaning of the terms ‘Loan to value’ or ‘Stamp duty land tax’, […]

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Law Firm Feature – Jones Whyte Law’s Ross Jones & Property Law Team Helping Buy/Sell Property in Glasgow, Scotland

January 6, 2017

The following is a featured post on the Glasgow-based law firm of Jones Whyte Law. Led by Glasgow-based solicitors Ross Jones and Greg Whyte, Jones Whyte provides people in Glasgow and across Scotland with expert property law & conveyancing services in addition to various other legal services. Also helping businesses with their commercial property transactions, […]

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Moving to the UK and Finding the Right Property: What You Need to Know

November 4, 2016

Contribution from a writer on tips for moving to the UK and finding the right property for you. There can be a variety of reasons for you to move into the UK. It could be down to finally landing a dream job in the country, or it may be down to just wanting a fresh […]

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Hit For Six: Landlords in London Facing First Rent Decreases in Six Years

September 8, 2016

Source The on-going uncertainty surrounding the Brexit vote, coupled with a summer holiday slowdown, has led to a fall of more than £3,600 in average house prices across the whole of the UK. It has also been noted that the number of days to sell a property has increased in London and the south east […]

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Do You Know Your Homeowner Rights?

July 21, 2016

You’re in the midst of purchasing your dream home, or perhaps you’re already in your perfect property caught up in a whirlwind, but do you really know your rights when it comes to owning your own property? The experts at Taylor Rose have put together a note, below, of some of the key areas you […]

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