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Campaign launched to back legal rights of landlords
April 2019

The rights of landlords to repossess their properties is being backed by The Residential Landlords Association. Continue reading...

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What happens if I your clients plan to let a property to a group of students?
April 2019

If your landlord clients own property in a student city they may be tempted to allow a group of budding scholars to rent it out. It can be a good idea, the flow of tenants is consistent and unaffected by most of the economic shakes that can negatively impact the fully developed renter. Continue reading...

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Annual house price growth climbs to 2.8 per cent
April 2019

New data from the Halifax has shown that house prices from December 2018 to February 2019 were 2.8 per cent above the levels seen in the same period a year earlier. By contrast, the equivalent figure for the three months to January was 0.8 per cent Continue reading...

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Spring Statement fails to mention stamp duty rates
April 2019

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s latest Spring Statement has supported house builders but offers little respite for struggling home buyers. Continue reading...

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Bank of Mum and Dad research reveals parents are not always high earners
April 2019

A new study into the Bank of Mum and Dad (BoMaD) has revealed that parents who help their children onto the property are not high earners, contrary to popular belief. Continue reading...

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One in four people would challenge a loved one’s Will
April 2019

New research has revealed that a quarter of people would be willing to challenge the Will of a loved-one if they did not receive a fair share of the estate. Continue reading...

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No-fault divorce set to become law
April 2019

Justice Secretary, David Gauke, has confirmed that he will legislate to introduce an option for no-fault divorce in the next Parliamentary session. Continue reading...

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Could a Deed of Variation reduce your inheritance tax bill?
April 2019

If you discover that you are liable to pay Inheritance Tax following the death of a loved one, you may wrongly presume that there is no option but to pay the tax man the full amount that he is owed. Continue reading...

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‘Leasehold-doubling’ scandal continues to cause misery for homeowners
April 2019

In recent years a growing leasehold scandal has emerged, particularly involving new-build properties. Continue reading...

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Plumber’s tribunal claim for holiday pay sinks
April 2019

A heating engineer who won a claim against Pimlico Plumbers at the Supreme Court – establishing he was a worker and not self-employed – has found that his hopes of claiming thousands of pounds in holiday back pay were just a pipe dream. Continue reading...