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Budget 2016: Key Points for Property Sector

Joanne Sworder
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As always there were some winners and some losers following the Chancellor’s latest Budget announcement and this contrast was particularly marked in the property sector. Mr Osborne gave owners of commercial property a boost, but there...

The Effect of the Autumn Statement on Landlords

Joanne Sworder
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The Chancellor announced measures in the Autumn Statement which will particularly affect the rental sector. New Stamp Duty thresholds were announced for purchasers of additional residential homes, which will include buy-to-let properties. From 1st April...

Buy-to-let tax break to be cut

Joanne Sworder
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One of the announcements in George Osborne’s budget – reducing the amount of tax relief landlords can claim on mortgage interest payments – was aimed a creating a ‘level playing field’ between homeowners and investors. Given...

Chancellor Announces Surprise Stamp Duty Reform

Joanne Sworder
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George Osborne delivered some good news for home buyers in yesterday’s Autumn Statement by announcing a surprise reform of the stamp duty system. From midnight, buyers will only pay the rate of tax on part of the property price. Previously they would...

Grazing : Don't Take The Informal Approach

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If you are wanting to let out your land for grazing, it is important that the arrangement is correctly documented so that there are no disputes when it comes to requiring the grazier to vacate the land. As you will read, there can be plenty of traps for the...

New Green Deal Scheme for Home Owners Launched

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The Governments new energy efficiency programme ‘Green Deal’ is officially launched today, but despite all the arguments about whether it will help with fuel poverty or not, a YouGov poll shows that 4 out of 5 people have not heard of Green Deal,...

0 Commercial Property : Tyre fire courts controversy on who pays the bill

Julia Lock
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Commercial property owners and tenants reminded to keep up with insurance obligations following the ruling of The Court of Appeal in the case of Wyvern Tyres, where a fire spread next door, with judges saying the company is not liable for damage to adjoining...

Commercial Property Tyre fire courts controversy on who pays the bill

Julia Lock
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Commercial property owners and tenants reminded to keep up with insurance obligations following the ruling of The Court of Appeal in the case of Wyvern Tyres, where a fire spread next door, with judges saying the company is not liable for damage to...

A mark of excellence in conveyancing

Joanne Sworder
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Law firm Andrew & Co based in Lincoln and Newark are delighted to confirm that they have been accredited (August 2012) by the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme – a mark of excellence for conveyancing firms. Not all conveyancers...

Chosen Charity of The Year

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At the start of each year here at Andrew & Co we select our ‘charity of the year’ to support and raise money towards. This year we are supporting Beaumond House, and through taking part in their organised events, sponsorship and organising...

Future changes

Julie Bailey
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One of the many recent and future changes occurring at Andrew & Co is the move by Anita Hamer from our Lincoln to our Newark office. Having worked in the legal profession since 1997, Anita re-joined the Residential Conveyancing Team at Lincoln in 2012....