Do I need a Surveyor’s report when buying my new home?

In a word, yes.  Prospective home buyers need to be aware that none of the usual consumer protections apply when buying a house and the principle of ‘Buyer Beware’ applies here. There may be defects in a property such as woodworm, damp, structural cracks that may prove very costly [...]

By |February 8th, 2017|

Finance Act 2016 changes to Dwelling House Relief

Anyone intending to take a gift of property should be made aware of changes to Dwelling House Relief arising from the Finance Act 2016. Up to now it was possible for a person who had occupied a property as a principal private residence for a period of three years [...]

By |December 1st, 2016|