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Our enhanced Rent and Legal Protection

In January, we made the case that Rent and Legal Protection (RLP) should be everyone’s New Year’s Resolution - for more information click here. However, whilst some have abandoned the promises of getting healthy in 2021, and others have cast aside the diet – if you needed any encouragement to stick with our recommendation to protect your rent with RLP, then since 1st March, the ...

What does the latest stamp duty news mean for me?

In his March 2021 Budget, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has announced that the Stamp Duty holiday has been extended until 30th September. The nil rate band for up to £500,000 properties ends on June 30th. This then tapers with a nil rate band for up to £250,000 properties until 30th September. Introduction If you’ve been property hunting during the last year, you’ll probably kn ...

February 2021: A further update on regaining possession

Almost 12 months ago, Housing Minister Robert Jenrick announced a ban on evictions, pledging "no tenant should lose their home due to the pandemic". After several extensions to the end of this temporary policy, the eviction ban was due to come to an end on the 21st February; however, over the Valentine’s weekend he announced yet another delay – this time to the end of March. ...

Why Rent and Legal Protection should be your New Year’s resolution

If 2020 has taught us anything, it is that we should prepare for the unexpected, and protect against everything – even those risks which appear to be particularly unlikely. At the start of last year, we all took very normal things for granted. Our children attended school. We went shopping. Going out for a meal was normal. We met friends. We travelled on trains and tubes. We ...