Hammond says scrapped stamp duty will encourage deposit saving

Hammond says scrapped stamp duty will encourage deposit saving

Chancellor Phillip Hammond has described the axing of stamp duty for first-time buyers as an incentive to save for house deposits. Though the chancellor has faced criticism over his policy, with some critics saying it will simply raise house prices, he has defended his plans. The policy means first-time buyers purchasing homes worth less than … Continued

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What is a lock-out agreement ?

Is a lock-out agreement worth having when selling your home?

Is a lock-out agreement worth having when selling your home? We do often get many clients who are unsure or want to know what is a lock-out agreement? Lock-out agreements are often drawn up when negotiations for a property sale start and are designed to ensure properties can’t be sold under potential buyers’ noses whilst … Continued

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Top 5 tips for tenancy agreements

Top 5 tips for tenancy agreements

Top 5 tips for Tenancy Agreements It’s vital that you have a tenancy agreement drawn up when renting out your property, no matter how well you know the tenants. Without an agreement in place, you could face disastrous consequences whilst being left severely out of pocket. Tenancy agreements are designed to protect the interests of … Continued

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