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Understanding EPC Compliance

Posted: 20 October

A must-know guide for Landlords Energy efficiency has rightly become a focal point in recent years as we take seriously the challenges of climate change. In this context, the property sector is no exception. In a bid to reduce...

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Why is rent at an all-time high in 2023?

Posted: 07 September

2023 has seen some of the highest rents being demanded yet. It has shown that the average annual rent has increased by 5.2% in England in the last 12 months to July 2023. Official data on wages and inflation...

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What will the Housing Market look like for buyers in 2023?

Posted: 26 January

2022 was a turbulent year for the property market, with house prices rising then falling, interest rates sky-rocketing and rental prices continuing to increase. Despite this post-pandemic chaos, the housing market is now beginning to slow down with the...

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What the Bank of England’s increase base rate to 3% means for your mortgage

Posted: 07 December

The Bank of England has announced an interest rate rise of 0.75%, to 3% – a level not seen since 2008, as the UK battles with soaring inflation. I have a mortgage. What happens now? The vast majority of...

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How has Stamp Duty Land Tax changed?

Posted: 18 November

The Chancellor’s mini budget of 23 September has made a number of changes to the Stamp Duty Land Tax rules with effect from 23 September 2022. As the cost-of-living crisis tightens and mortgage interest rates are increasing, this news...

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Freehold vs Leasehold – what’s the difference?

Posted: 13 September

Buying a freehold or leasehold property can raise many questions. Who owns what? Who is responsible for what? Who pays what? It is essential you understand the differences before you buy a property. What is Freehold ownership? When buying...

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The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 – A pivotal change in home ownership?

Posted: 23 August

What is the objective? The 30th June 2022 saw the introduction of the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022.  Effectively, ‘banning’ ground rent on new residential leases, in England and Wales.  In an attempt, to free leaseholders of the...

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Deputyship Orders

In recent years, the perceived stigma around mental health and health care issues have...

- 17 May 2024

Intervenors in Care Proceedings

In care proceedings, the parties are usually the Local Authority who made the application...

- 29 April 2024

Non-Accidental Injury and Care Proceedings

What happens after Children’s Services becomes involved? Following a referral to Children’s Services in...

- 22 April 2024