Government announces tax break for First Time Buyers
In a throwback to the period between 2010 and 2012, the Government has today re-introduced differential treatment between first time buyers and those who have previously owned a residential property. It is ...
Renting Business Premises
Jamie Coates talks about what you should look for in article that was first published in Wimbledon Time & Leisure Magazine in August 2016.
Setting up a business requires careful planning and it is usually best to focus on ...
Special offer for First Time Buyers
For a limited time Ashworths are pleased to help First Time Buyers take their first steps on the home-owning ladder by paying for their standard conveyancing searches. This offer saves an average purchaser around ...
Help to Buy - What happens when the “Bank of Mum and Dad” runs dry?
Even those sceptical about the effect of the various Help to Buy government initiatives would admit that they are surprised by the impact that the ...
Increases to commercial property rates
The announcement in the budget that non-residential rates would rise from midnight caught most people unaware. There was never a particular reason for the disparity between the "slice" system for residential property and the "slab" ...
This article was originally published in Wimbledon Time & Leisure in February 2016.
Buy to let landlords - under attack?
Around 40% of the housing stock in Merton is rented rather than owned, with around half of that being rented from ...