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SDLT “Additional Residential Property” Consultation

SDLT "Additional Property" Consultation Many readers will be aware of the changes that were announced in the 2015 Autumn Statement regarding higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for purchasers of "additional properties". In short, the purchase of any new buy-to-let ... Read more

Stamp Duty Land Tax – A new “additional property” rate from 1 April 2016

In the Chancellor's Autumn Statement it was today announced that a surcharge of 3% would be introduced on all of the SDLT rates for buy-to-let properties and for second homes. The Chancellor believes that the new surcharge will raise £1 billion ... Read more

Give-it-Away’s Give-it-Away begins!

For a number of years Ashworths has supported Give-it-Away. Give-it-Away is not a charity in its own right, but is a company that develops and trades in property and gives ALL of its profits away to local charities.  In recognition ... Read more

Stamp Duty changes a few months on

The announcement by the chancellor at lunchtime on 3 December 2014 introducing changes to the stamp duty thresholds caused quite a stir in most property departments and estate agencies across England. A surreal panic set in since the reforms ... Read more

Land Registry Anti-Fraud Measures

Ashworths are working with the Land Registry to publicise their Property Alert service and the other anti-fraud measures that are available. The Property Alert service is completely free of charge and allows you to set up an email alert if ... Read more

We’re supporting Kevin and Prostate Cancer UK

On 12 April our bank manager (and friend) will be attempting to run the Brighton Marathon. Kevin Webber is no stranger to marathon running, but this race is different since at the end of last year Kevin was diagnosed as suffering ... Read more
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