Forward-thinking regional practice, Wosskow Brown Solicitors, bolsters commercial property offering amid strategic growth with appointment of experienced new commercial property partner, Ian Osborn....
The 31 March 2021 sees the end of the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday. The Government initiative provides up to a £15,000 saving when buying a new house....
From today, 13 May 2020, the housing market is back open. Estate agents’ offices can reopen; viewings are again permitted; show homes can open; removal companies and the other essential parts of the sales and letting process can be re-started with immediate effect. Since lockdown restrictions were implemented in March, an estimated 450,000 people...Continue reading
We know that moving house is stressful enough, but in the middle of a global pandemic adds an unbelievable amount of worry. The UK Government released fresh advice on the 26th March 2020 to all parties involved in the process of moving home during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We urge all parties involved in...Continue reading
A recent study has revealed Sheffield to be the most affordable city for first-time buyers (FTB). The average age of those buying their first home in Sheffield is only 23, four years below the national average. Anees Rehman, Residential Conveyancer in our Property Department commented on the findings. “It is heartening to hear the...Continue reading
Homebuyers have only six weeks left to sign up to the Help to Buy ISA saving scheme. This scheme involves a bonus of 25% from the government when you buy your first property. The Help to Buy ISA has paid people an average bonus of just under £900 since it began in 2015. However,...Continue reading
New research reveals that millennials appear to be massively incorrect about when they’ll receive inheritance from their parents and how much it’ll be. Millennials are people who were born between 1981 and 1996. Charles Stanley, investment management firm, conducted the survey of around 1000 UK millennials and 1000 parents. It gives us insights into what...Continue reading
Homebuyers have only six months left to sign up to the Help to Buy ISA saving scheme. This scheme involves a bonus of 25% from the government when you buy your first property. The Help to Buy ISA has paid people an average bonus of just under £900 since it began in 2015. However,...Continue reading
Homeowners in England no longer need planning permission to build extensions on their homes. This will allow thousands of people to expand their homes cheaper and quicker. The previous rules required homeowners to put in a full planning application for single-storey rear work; this cost over £200. Thanks to the government’s scrapping of the...Continue reading
Private landlords won’t be able to evict tenants at short notice anymore without a good reason; this could be the end of no-fault evictions. Section 21 notices allow landlords to evict renters after their fixed-term tenancy period ends, even if there is no real reason for the eviction. Such a situation results in unhappy...Continue reading