One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is ‘when can I book my removals’ or even ‘I have booked my removals!’ This is one of many million dollar questions I am asked throughout the Conveyancing process.

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Match My House was founded by Wirral resident Dan Thomas following his negative experiences of estate agents when buying a number of houses over the years. He wanted to eliminate some of the stresses in the conveyancing process and also bring back some of the excitement into moving house.

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First Time Buyer Stamp Duty Changes

By Hannah Aistrop at 00:00

In November last year the Government introduced stamp duty changes which meant first time buyers spending £300,000 or less on a purchase would not have to pay stamp duty (first time purchases between £300,000 and £500,000 would only pay stamp duty on anything over £300,000). This was done in the hope that more first time buyers, the most struggling in the property market, would be able to get onto the property ladder.

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Housing Crisis: A perfect storm is brewing

By Solicitor at 00:00

“Housing Crisis”! “Deposits hit £80,000”! “First Time Buyers priced out of the market”!, scream the latest headlines. It’s little wonder that so many people trying to make the leap onto the property ladder are disillusioned when they are bombarded with the media outcry. However, delve a little deeper and you’ll see it’s not so black and white, there are two sides to every story;

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Stamp Duty - Act Now or Pay Later?

By Solicitor at 00:00

As announced in the Autumn statement, 1st April 2016 is to bring about some radical changes in the application of Stamp Duty in residential Conveyancing transactions. In an attempt to combat the age old problem of housing stock being purchased by investors and landlords therefore preventing first time buyers from entering the property market, the changes are set to hit where it hurts...in the pocket!

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