Consolidation and Innovation
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Lenders will soon be represented by a new body, which is set to replace the six current bodies that regulate the financial sector.
Worth the risk?
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Published at the beginning of February, the long- awaited Housing white paper had the admirable purpose of 'fixing our broken housing market'. Whilst its aims are commendable, it carries a number of transactional risks which should be considered by all operating in the property sector.
Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) clarity comes at a cost
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The three per cent rise in stamp duty land tax (SDLT) on second homes and Buy to Let properties introduced in George Osborne?s budget have been in effect since the beginning of April. The rise in SDLT was met with dismay among market commentators at the time of the announcement due to its likely impact on the private rented sector (PRS) ? with no exemption being provided to large-scale investors.
Election manifestos and property mechanics: the implications for transactional volumes
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With pollsters currently predicting that either the Conservative or the Labour Party will be forced into a minority Government, compromising on their manifesto promises, or into a coalition agreement, we take a closer look at each party's rhetoric on the housing market and how this could affect transaction volumes and mortgage lending.
As spring approaches, for some so too does PI renewal
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While it seems that the majority of legal and conveyancing firms may have thus far adopted an 'it ain't broke so don't fix it' approach when it comes to professional indemnity and adhered to their October renewal date, a growing number are choosing to make the switch
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