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Buying a House? Your Tax Questions Answered

Monday, 29 April 2019

With the arrival of the spring, there typically comes a quickening of pace in the property market. Despite the ongoing effect of Brexit, we focus this month on a frequently asked question: what are the tax implications of buying property?

Buying a House? Your Tax Questions Answered

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing Real Estate

No-Fault Evictions to Be Banned

Monday, 29 April 2019

Private landlords will no longer be able to evict tenants at short notice without good reason, the government has announced.

No-Fault Evictions to Be Banned

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing Real Estate

Buying New Property - Can You Rely on the Building Inspector?

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

If you're purchasing a new build property, you will want reassurance that it has been built to a good standard.

Buying New Property - Can You Rely on the Building Inspector?

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing

New Stamp Duty Deadlines - What You Need to Know

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

The time limit for filing a Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) return and paying the tax due has been reduced from 30 days to 14 days.

Stamp Duty Deadlines

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing

Building a House? Using the Wrong Form Can Be Costly

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

As always with anything legal, the devil is in the detail. If you are building a property, you should make sure you are strictly following procedures so you don't end up with an unwanted bill.

Building a House? Using the Wrong Form Can Be Costly

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing Real Estate

Should You Be Paying the 3% Stamp Duty Surcharge?

Thursday, 21 February 2019

In 2015, George Osborne introduced an additional charge of 3% on Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for the purchase of second residential properties.

Should You Be Paying the 3% Stamp Duty Surcharge?

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing

Money Down the Drain - the Importance of Surveying Your Property

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Sometimes when buying a property not everything may be all that it seems.

Money Down the Drain - the Importance of Surveying Your Property

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing

Advice for First-Time Sellers

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Thinking of selling your home? Ensure you have everything covered before it's too late.

Advice for First-Time Home Sellers

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing

When to Move Home?

Thursday, 15 November 2018

If you're looking to buy a house, chances are you've been left confused by the number of conflicting predictions on the housing market. You are probably wondering if it is worth waiting for prices to fall or whether you should take the plunge regardless.

When to Move Home?

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing

Selling Your House? How to Avoid a Completion Day Nightmare

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Thousands of houses are sold and bought every year without any difficulty. But sometimes, things go wrong.

Selling Your House? How to Avoid a Completion Day Nightmare

Brexit Articles & Blogs Conveyancing

How Could a No-Deal Brexit Affect the Housing Market?

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

A no-deal Brexit could cause house prices to fall as much as 35% over three years, says the Bank of England. With Brexit just a few months away, what would be the consequences of a dramatic downturn in prices?

How Could a No-Deal Brexit Affect the Housing Market?

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing

Are Three-Year Tenancies the Future?

Wednesday, 05 September 2018

2018 saw the announcement of a reform proposal that could have a major impact on tenants and landlords.

Are Three-Year Tenancies the Future? VWV Conveyancing Blogs

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing

New Government Proposals Could Delay House Moving Process

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

In 1925 the government introduced the Land Registry, which kept a central record of land ownership and saw most land become registered.

New Government Proposals Could Delay House Moving Process

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing

Legal Updates: a Changing Landscape for the Leasehold Housing Market?

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

2018 saw the announcement of two reform proposals that could have a major impact on the housing market in England.

Legal Updates: a Changing Landscape for the Leasehold Housing Market?

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing

Neighbour Disputes - Don't Risk Going to Court over Japanese Knotweed

Wednesday, 04 July 2018

When nuisance neighbours are mentioned, what comes to mind is bonfires when your washing is on the line, noisy parties and shared drives being blocked. However, the nuisance can come from something other than people.

Neighbour Disputes - Don't Risk Going to Court over Japanese Knotweed