A guide to conveyancing for first-time buyers

In 2019, first-time buyer numbers reached an estimated 353,436, the highest level since 2007. First-time buyers made up over half (51%) of all homebuyers in 2019. As a first-time buyer, it is only natural to be unsure of what lies ahead in the process of purchasing a home. That is often especially true for the…

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Top Tips for moving home on the most popular day of the year

According to research from the Homeowners Alliance, the most popular day to move home in 2019 will be 30th August. The research found that August is the most popular month to move home with 75,000 moves expected to take place and 6,500 on 30th August alone. The school summer holidays are a popular time to move…

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Could Stamp Duty Land Tax be set to change once again?

The election of new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, could lead to changes in the way we pay for Stamp Duty Land Tax on properties bought in England and Wales. Boris Johnson has suggested that he would support scrapping stamp duty for homes worth less than £500,000 and look at switching stamp duty liability from the…

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