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Stamp Duty on Investment Property

Stamp Duty on Investment Property

If you’re thinking of buying a second home, Buy-to-Let, or an investment property, were you aware that there is an additional 3% Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on top of the standard SDLT amount payable?

Should I Sell My Property During Brexit?

Should I Sell My Property During Brexit?

There are many mixed messages being sent out by the press regarding the property market, especially in view of the numerous issues surrounding Brexit. Is the market going to fall? Will it rise? Is it a good time or a bad time to move house?

House moving costs: The definitive guide

House moving costs: The definitive guide

When you're trying to budget to move house, there are lots of different costs involved - some of which you may not be expecting if you haven't been through the process before.

How to buy a house: Negotiation tips

How to buy a house: Negotiation tips

For most people, buying a house is the single biggest financial decision they'll ever make. And yet, because of the emotion involved, it's not something you can treat as just an investment. In the back of your mind, a property is always a home too.

Should I put my property on the market before Christmas?

Should I put my property on the market before Christmas?

If you have been anywhere near the High Street lately you'll have heard the Christmas music, spotted the Christmas lights and seen all the sparkly window displays tempting you into the shops. Can you believe we are just a month away from the big day? Christmas will all be over in less than five weeks now! So if you're wondering whether to market your property now or wait until the new year, we've done the research and the answer may surprise you.

The complete house move checklist

The complete house move checklist

These days, there is a lot to think about when moving house, whether renting or buying.

If you're changing address, here is our house move checklist to help you remember everything you'll need to consider at every step of the process.

Should I sell during the summer holidays?

Should I sell during the summer holidays?

Some sellers feel that if they have 'missed' the spring market, they should wait until September before selling their property; but there are solid reasons for marketing your home during the summer.

A-Z of preparing your home for sale

A-Z of preparing your home for sale

Our tips to achieve the best price possible by putting a bit of thought into preparing your property for sale. It's one of those sad facts of life that a property often looks at its best just when you've prepared it for sale.

46 second viewing tips

46 second viewing tips

It's often said that we spend less time looking at a house we might buy than we do checking over a car - and in our experience, there's quite a bit of truth in that.