Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

7th January 2021

Rip-Off leasehold charges to be abolished by government

Millions of leaseholders will be given the right to extend their lease by a maximum term of 990 years at zero ground rent, the Housing Secretary Robert  Jenrick has announced. Under the current law freeholders can increase the amount of ground rent with little or no benefit seen to those faced with... Source: Estate Agent...

Stamp Duty Holiday – Do The Right Thing Rishi!

There’s growing optimism that an extension to the stamp duty holiday - thought to be off the agenda just days ago - may now happen because of delays in property transactions during the new lockdown. Firstly, a petition seeking an extension has now gathered over 40,000 signatures. You can sign it... Source: Estate Agent...

Brexit data protection measures may mean more red tape for agents

A leading property law expert says agents with international clients in parts of Europe should prepare for additional processes which may be a consequence of Brexit.  The UK has been part of an overall data protection regime which embraces the entirety of the European Economic Area - the EEA consists of the... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents beef up Covid protocols as viewings hit the spotlight

Agents have been outlining how they have beefed up their measures to combat the risk of Coronavirus, especially during property viewings. “We are being extra vigilant and cutting back the mixing of our agents even further. When working from home is not possible, we have introduced new protocols meaning no more... Source: Estate Agent...

‘No-search indemnity insurance’ now accepted by mortgage lender

A mortgage lender says it will now accept ‘no-search indemnity insurance’ for residential purchases in a bid to speed up the current transaction process logjam. Foundation Home Loans - an intermediary-only lender - says conveyancing solicitors can place the insurance policy on risk at completion in lieu of local authority and... Source: Estate Agent...

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