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Green belt land with housing development creeping in on the edges
Opinion  |  09:02:23
Applying for adverse possession over unregistered land – what you need to know
The rules relating to adverse possession over unregistered land can be complicated. Below is a simple and brief summary of the relevant steps one needs to take when applying for adverse possession over unregistered...
Podcast  |  09:02:23
Buying and selling property in 2023 | Legal Thinking Podcast
You can also listen to our podcast on your podcast platform of choice – find it here > Welcome to this episode. In today’s episode, we are talking about residential property, what the market’s...
News  |  17:01:23
RWK Goodman announces new partner in residential property team
RWK Goodman has announced that Sonal Ghelani has joined their residential property, farms and estates team as a partner. Based in the London office, Sonal, who joins from Bolt Burdon Solicitors, has spent the...
London property
Opinion  |  21:12:22
Time is running short – new register of overseas entities
The Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 (ECTEA 2022) came into force on 15 March 2022 and introduced a new Register of Overseas Entities, applying to all overseas companies including corporate bodies and...
Podcast  |  15:09:22
What you need to know about the housing market in Oxfordshire | Legal Thinking Podcast
Our podcast welcomes experts in the Oxfordshire housing market to give their insights for people considering buying or selling property in the area.
Opinion  |  02:11:21
The effect of a property transaction at an undervalue and some changes to the standard PLC declaration of solvency
What is a transaction at an undervalue?
Opinion  |  10:06:21
The next SDLT deadline is looming!
From 8 July 2020 reduced rates of SDLT, known as the ‘SDLT Holiday’, were introduced as a means of stimulating the property market during the pandemic. The holiday applies to all residential property transactions, whether taxable at standard rates or at higher rates, as a long as completion occurs within the holiday deadline.
Opinion  |  08:01:21
Leasehold reforms are finally here, but what do they actually mean?
A long-awaited announcement has been made by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick.
Opinion  |  12:11:20
Capital gains tax reform for landlords and second-home owners?
Rishi Sunak is considering an overhaul to CGT which could lead to those with second homes and buy-to-let properties paying tens of thousands of pounds more in tax when they come to sell.
Opinion  |  10:09:20
SDLT Refunds: what if Covid-19 has delayed a property sale?
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the housing market has been widely reported, with a near complete halt on transactions during lockdown.  This was undoubtedly frustrating for those keen to move but arguably even more so for individuals looking to reclaim an additional 3% of SDLT previously paid as a result of the higher rates now attaching to second homes.
Simultaneous exchange and completion
Opinion  |  07:05:20
What is a ‘Simultaneous Exchange and Completion?’
Associate Beth Heley in our Residential Property, Farms & Estates looks at the pros and cons of a simultaneous exchange and completion for residential property sales and purchases, as the country awaits guidance on easing the current lockdown measures.
Opinion  |  28:04:20
Could a reduction in Stamp Duty Land Tax help kick-start the property market?
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is urging the Government to introduce an emergency stamp duty holiday to help revitalise the post-pandemic housing market. This is a measure that we would certainly support.
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