In line with latest Government’s guidelines on home moving, the housing market remains open, and all our offices in England, Scotland and Wales continue to operate. Health and safety remains our main priority, and we continue to follow a number of strict measures to protect our customers and staff. More information

Plymouth

31/08/2020

Stamp duty relief: Five homes under £500,000

New Stamp Duty regulations mean certain buyers no longer have to pay stamp duty on property under £500,000. Here are 5 properties within that bracket.

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Plymouth

24/08/2020

Is buying a holiday home a good investment? Where to buy

Considering buying a holiday home in the UK? We round up the best summer locations to invest in for a second home.

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Plymouth

17/08/2020

LBTT Scotland: What are the new rules?

What do the changes to Scottish stamp duty, hereafter known as Land & Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT), mean for buyers and sellers? Here, we’ll round up the changes and outline what you may have to pay in LBTT for your next property.

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Plymouth

10/08/2020

Best Commuter Belt Towns: Everything you need to know

How has coronavirus changed what you want from your home and how you live your life? If you’re like many others, you may be re-evaluating where you live, seeking more space or wanting to live further away from the city as you work from home more.

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Plymouth

06/08/2020

Stamp Duty Holiday: What does it Mean for Landlords?

Most landlords could have been forgiven for assuming Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s much-publicised stamp duty holiday wouldn’t apply to them. After all, landlords have been forced to pay the additional 3% stamp duty surcharge on their buy-to-let properties since 2016.

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Plymouth

30/07/2020

Green Homes Grant: Information for landlords

The Green Homes Grant scheme was revealed by Rishi Sunak on July 8. A scheme aimed at improving the energy efficiency of homes across the UK, landlords and homeowners can claim grant vouchers to undertake work that improves the energy efficiency of their properties.

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Plymouth

08/07/2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces temporary increase to stamp duty threshold

Chancellor Rishi Sunak today confirmed an immediate rise in the stamp duty threshold to £500,000, in a fresh bid to stimulate the housing market following the coronavirus lockdown.

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Plymouth

07/07/2020

Coronavirus and the Property Market: Everything you need to know

There have been a lot of changes in the property market this year. Find out everything you need to know about the property market and coronavirus here.

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Plymouth

12/06/2020

Should you buy or sell a property during lockdown?

With the recent re-opening of the housing market from the government, can, and should you buy or sell a home during a national lockdown? We take a look into the positives of doing so and why it may not be all that different from 'normal' times.

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Plymouth

03/06/2020

Landlords: Why rent-protection insurance will be worth it's weight in gold in the coming months

With the coronavirus epidemic and the economic uncertainty this brings, the potential for high unemployment rates in the near-future are high. We look into why protecting your rental income with warranty packages will prove invaluable in the not so distant future.

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Plymouth

29/05/2020

The best ways to work well from home

Due to the coronavirus, working from home has become a daily reality for over 1.7 million of us in the UK. The commute is measured in steps rather than miles, your old desk in the corner has become your office, and your ancient laptop your workstation. Many of us are currently wo...

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Plymouth

20/05/2020

Covid-19 Guidance

On 13th May 2020, the government updated their guidance on home moving in England during the Covid-19 outbreak, allowing those who wish to move home to now able to do so.

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