Significant Changes in Stamp Duty

 Tony Lynch of Lynch Sales & Lettings, takes a look at the agreeable change in stamp duty brought about in the Autumn Statement.

Few people like taxation. Most understand that we have to have taxes. But when they are as unfair as our stamp duty was then taxation seems to be doubly disagreeable.

Britain Is Storming Ahead

Britain Storming Ahead

I am pleased to see that the IMF now predicts that Britain will be enjoying the fastest growth this year than any other of the richest G7 countries.

This is a great boost that The International Monetary Fund (IMF) now predicts that Britain will be enjoying the fastest growth this year than any other of the richest G7 countries.

The Dangers Of Tree And Plant Roots

Trees

Many homeowners with foliage-filled gardens are blissfully unaware of the damage tree and plant roots can cause if planted too close to their home.

When buying a house, or planting a tree, it is important to be aware of the proximity of trees to the property and any outbuildings. This is especially true of species such as willow and poplar.

“Should We Get A House Extension or Move Instead?”

House Extension

Should we get a house extension or move instead? is something that I have often been asked over many years.

Also another question that follows on by homeowners is what would the expected “uplift” in the value of their property if they make certain alterations’. Therefore you can see the concern, as many ponder – should we extend or move house?

Smoke Alarms

A Smoke Alarm Can Save Lives – When Was The Last Time You Checked Your Smoke Alarm?

Picture of smoke alarm - smoke alarm

Moving into a new home is a very good time to consider the simple but important aspect of having a smoke alarms, have you got at least one in your home? If so, are you sure it works? They are not expensive and can be purchased for around £15 each.