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September 18, 2020

The current state of the UK housing market

The impact of COVID-19 has led to widespread uncertainty. The introduction of the country-wide lockdown in March 2020 brought much of our ‘normal’ life to a complete halt – including the housing market. With buying, selling and even viewing property put on pause for months, it was difficult to predict what the housing market would […]

July 9, 2020

Stamp Duty Holiday

We answer all your questions on the new governement scheme. How long will the ‘Stamp Duty Holiday’ last for? The stamp duty holiday is available from the 8th July 2020, until 31st March 2021. Providing that you haven’t completed your home purchase before 8th July then you are eligible for the stamp duty holiday. How […]

April 17, 2020

Coronavirus: the impact on the property market

During this time, there are many questions arising regarding the impact the Coronavirus crisis is having on the property market. Below we address some of those questions, and explain the effect this crisis has had on different areas of the housing market. Will I still be able to complete on my property transaction? The government’s […]

April 3, 2020

CA and Lease Administrators work together

Conveyancing Association and Lease Administrators work together to help home movers during Coronavirus crisis Members of the Conveyancing Association (CA), the leading trade body for the conveyancing industry, have set out a number of measures for member firms to adopt during the Coronavirus crisis, in order to keep Lease Administrators up to date on lease […]

March 27, 2020

Coronavirus Update

As you are aware the situation as regards moving home is very unclear at the moment and changing almost by the hour. We remain committed to helping all our clients through this difficult time and offering our help and advice where we can. We are keeping a constant eye on announcements and guidance and pressing […]

March 24, 2020

Coronavirus – Still here for you

In line with Government advice and to protect the wellbeing of our clients and colleagues, we have made the move to remote working for the majority of our staff. We will remain open for the duration of this crisis; our teams continue to work and are fully equipped to service the needs of our clients. […]

March 19, 2020

Coronavirus – What does it mean for moving house?

In these uncertain times, we wanted to cover what you need to know from a conveyancing perspective about the current situation. As responsible employers and business owners, we are committed to taking reasonable precautions within our control to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus while maintaining full business services so far as possible. This may […]

March 16, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

The situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19) is extremely dynamic and we continue to review the facts, science and government advice to make proactive decisions necessary to protect our clients, our colleagues and our communities. Our offices are open and our teams are currently working as normal. Our focus is about minimising the spread of the […]

January 23, 2020

Taylor Wimpey Ground Rent Review Assistance Scheme

Taylor Wimpey have confirmed that they will continue with their Ground Rent Review Assistance Scheme. This comes following some heavy media coverage surrounding the issue of ‘doubling ground rent’ in the past couple of years. Any formal terms agreed will depend upon who the freeholder is but it is thought that this will involve an […]

July 9, 2019

Ending the Scandal

Below is a comment from the Conveyancing Association on today’s Labour Party report entitled, ‘Ending the scandal: Labour’s new deal for leaseholders’. Beth Rudolf, Director of Delivery at the Conveyancing Association, said: “We are delighted to see that the Labour Party has published a robust set of proposals as this confirms that leasehold reform is […]

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