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Lease extensions: Why an online calculator may not be the best option

Steven Harding

Of all residential dwellings in England nearly one in five properties (18%) are leasehold . This equates to 4.2m homes where the leaseholder is the owner of a diminishing asset. The scale of leasehold is even more exaggerated in London where …

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Value in Fulham attracting buyers

In house team

The value for money Fulham now offers house hunters has led to buyers flocking to register in our Fulham branches. Our Fulham Road office recently saw a record breaking weekend of buyers registering interest in the local market, with several …

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Busting first time buyer myths

In house team

Buying your first home can be daunting, let us help by busting a few common first time buyers myths. Do I need a six figure deposit? Much has been made recently of the average first time buyer deposit in London exceeding the £100,000 …

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Is the Mayor’s new London Plan a bold vision or pipe dream?

John East

The build up to Sadiq Khan’s revised London Plan suggested we should expect a truly bold and radical vision for house building in the capital. In the end, the bullet his announcement was supposed to deliver turned out to be made of tin rather …

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Stamp duty abolished for first time buyers

In house team

In today's Budget the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, announced the abolition of stamp duty for first time buyers on properties worth up to £300,000. To reflect higher property values in London and other parts of England and Wales, first time …

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