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As of 22 November 2017, certain individuals who buy a residential property in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, at a price up to £300,000 can claim a complete exemption from stamp duty, and a flat rate of 5% stamp duty on the portion from...
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Typically from the 1st of December there is the annual danger that the professional foot is distracted by the forthcoming Christmas break, and is removed from the home moving accelerator – leading to a slow coast into a Christmas break. As a result,...
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Until recently, selling a house could be a costly affair with estate agent fees being as high as 3% plus VAT, maybe higher. However, with the recent onslaught of online estate agents undercutting their fellow brethren, fees can be as worryingly low as...
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We always target a maximum of 4 weeks to exchange contracts, and we tell everyone (the other lawyer, our client sand the estate agents). The point in doing so is to focus people on achieving a prompt pace, not necessarily achieving a magic 4 weeks. However,...
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Don't assume Rightmove is the only place to look for your dream home. Property portals are the obvious source for finding your dream home, but never assume they are the only place. A ‘buying agent’ who you employ to find you your perfect...