Chancellor to announce stamp duty extension

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to extend the Stamp Duty Land Tax relief until the end of June in order “to keep the property market firing” as Britain emerges from its lockdown on 21st June.

What is a Simultaneous Exchange and Completion (and is it the right choice for my client?)

Now we are entering a second lockdown in the UK, your clients will need to think about whether they still plan to continue with their home move. Property moves can still go ahead under the new rules, however we understand that with lockdown, comes a lot of uncertainty.  We therefore spoke to our Head of Legal Practice, Samantha Kelly, to discuss what options your clients have when it comes to moving home in lockdown.

How We Survived Lockdown (And How We Will Do It Again)

On 23rd March 2020, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that the UK would go in to a local lockdown, with communities having to stay indoors and businesses closing their doors. This week, Boris has announced similar measures to try and manage the second wave of the Coronavirus.