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Stamp duty holiday – what does it mean in cash terms?

In his summer statement, the chancellor, Rishi Sunak announced a stamp duty holiday on property transactions of under £500,000, which complete before 31 March next year. The zero rate is also payable on the first £500,000 of more expensive properties. The news has led to a flurry of interest in the housing market, with some … Continue reading "Stamp duty holiday – what does it mean in cash terms?"

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Conveyancing – Can you do it yourself or should use a solicitor?

If you’re planning a house move, it is essential to factor in the extra costs. Alongside stamp duty, legal fees can be a significant addition to the cost of buying a property. But is there a way to cut these costs? What is conveyancing? Known as conveyancing, the legal process involved in a house sale … Continue reading "Conveyancing – Can you do it yourself or should use a solicitor?"

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Wimbledon: “As un-Londonish as if it were a hundred miles out”

There’s no tennis this year, but as Wimbledon Village emerges from lockdown, Country Life magazine has been delving into the area’s history to discover more about its enduring appeal. Wimbledon has come a long way over the past five centuries. Formerly an estate, ownership of the area has passed between various historical luminaries. They include … Continue reading "Wimbledon: “As un-Londonish as if it were a hundred miles out”"

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Give your home security a back-to-work makeover

As the nation emerges from lockdown, improving your home security could be a good last-minute DIY task before returning to work. With large numbers of the population home during the day, burglaries fell by 37% during the first four weeks of lockdown. As people begin returning to work, homeowners are urged to be aware of … Continue reading "Give your home security a back-to-work makeover"

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Millions resume their property search as lockdown measures are eased

London estate agents saw “phones ringing off the hook”, and record numbers of enquiries in the 48-hours after property viewings restarted in England. A large increase in new instructions and valuations has also been reported. It is believed that more than 450,000 house sales were put on hold when the government introduced its coronavirus restrictions … Continue reading "Millions resume their property search as lockdown measures are eased"

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