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The RUH Will Month 2017

We are pleased to announce that we will be once again be supporting the annual RUH Will Month initiative, which helps to raise funds for the RUH’s charity, the Forever Friends Appeal.  This will be the third year Ames Kent has supported the RUH. Throughout September 2017, we will be offering to draw up a […]

July 3, 2017

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House sales have fallen in some parts of the UK

Housing market activity now substantially below level before financial crash thanks to high prices and stamp duty, research finds. https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/jun/21/house-sales-uk-lloyds-housing-market-crash  

June 30, 2017

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IHT Planning

Wills, probate, IHT and what advisers should know. https://www.ftadviser.com/investments/2017/06/27/wills-probate-iht-and-what-advisers-should-know/

June 30, 2017

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Changes to Inheritance Tax

There have been some important changes to Inheritance Tax please see the link below for more information. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/financial-services/investments/inheritance-tax/inheritance-tax-changes/  

June 30, 2017

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Binding verbal agreements for cohabiting couples

For unmarried couples who cohabit, care should be taken when entering discussions regarding their property and its ownership, below is a link to an interesting article with some more information. http://www.todaysconveyancer.co.uk/news/binding-verbal-agreements-cohabiting-couples/  

February 1, 2017

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People moving houses has fallen for the first time since 2011

High stamp duty and a lack of supply has caused the number of people moving house to fall for the first time since 2011, a report has found. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/personal-banking/mortgages/housing-gridlock-homemover-numbers-fall-first-time-since-2011/

February 1, 2017

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