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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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Help to Buy Scheme has come to end

The Government’s Help to Buy Scheme came to an end on 31 December 2016.  See link below for more information. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/personal-banking/mortgages/help-buy-scheme-ends-tomorrow-top-deals-buyers-5pc-deposit/

February 1, 2017

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