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Plans to Restart and Renew the Housing Market

Plans to Restart and Renew the Housing Market

Plans to Restart and Renew the Housing Market   The Housing Secretary has recently delivered a statement about how to safely restart, reopen and renew the housing market since the enforced “lockdown” earlier this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. During this period, he said, more than 450,000 buyers had to put their moving plans […]

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Government scraps stamp duty for first-time buyers on properties bought for up to £300,000

The Chancellor recently announced that stamp duty would be scrapped for first-time buyers looking to purchase a property worth up to £300,000, and would be reduced for properties worth up to £500,000 to cater for buying in London and other expensive areas.  Susan Ward, residential conveyancing expert with Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, Lancashire explains […]

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Top 5 tips when getting a conveyancing quote

Buying a new home is exciting, whether it is a first-time purchase or an additional property to your portfolio, you will need a conveyancing lawyer to act for you in the process and ensure that the ‘legal title’ to the property passes from the seller to the buyer. Susan Ward, residential property lawyer at Mooney […]

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Leaseholders, boost your sale prospects by extending your lease

Susan Ward, residential property lawyer at Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, recommends that owners of leasehold houses or flats should be considering how to make their property the most attractive, especially to first time buyers. One way of achieving this is to extend the leasehold or consider purchasing the freehold to make your property more […]

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