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Advice For Home Buyers in 2021

Jess Taylor
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It's really important for us here at Thornton Jones to stay involved and when the subject is relevant to our business we take part in The Law Society's #SolicitorChat which is a weekly Twitter discussion. Recently, Jess...

What Does The Second Lockdown Mean For The Housing Industry?

Stuart Knox
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The next lockdown which starts on 5 th November and runs for four weeks has again raised challenges for solicitors. Uncertainty stemming from the Prime Minister’s briefing on the impact to the housing market has been addressed following a Tweet from...

Time is Running Out to Save Thousands on Stamp Duty

Stuart Knox
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On 8 th July our Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, announced a Stamp Duty Holiday which could save home buyers a staggering £15,000 in Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT). It’s a bold move that is intended to boost the property market during...

A Booming Post Covid-19 Property Market?

Sam Kelly
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We feared that the post Covid-19 property market would be slow. We expected some activity but nothing that would signify a full recovery. We hoped for a steady and gradual filtering through of new conveyancing matters as people found confidence to venture...

How a Lifetime ISA can help you buy your first home as well as save for your Retirement

Sam Kelly
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A Lifetime ISA (LISA) is a dual-purpose ISA, designed to help first time buyers save a deposit for their first home and planning for their retirement. You can open a LISA if you’re aged between 18 and 39. You can deposit savings of up to £4,000...