2016 Budget update for Property

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  • March 18, 2016
  • by astonknowles
  • 2016, budget, developers, landlords, property, Tax,
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Property developers and landlords The Chancellor previously announced two measures which caught investors by surprise however, there were no further announcements this time around. Firstly, the cut to mortgage tax relief (relief Landlords can claim on mortgage interest) will be set at the basic rate of tax – currently 20% and secondly the 3% stamp duty
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What are the Conservative governments residential property policies?

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  • May 8, 2015
  • by astonknowles
  • conservatives, government, mansion tax, property,
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With the UK on course for a Conservative government the property market looks set to continue to be prosperous. What are the Conservative governments residential property policies? • Everybody is aware that there is a severe shortage of houses in the UK and each party has put forward their proposals. By 2020, the Conservatives have promised
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How the new Budget will affect the property market.

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  • March 21, 2014
  • by astonknowles
  • budget, duty, market, property, stamp,
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Changes were expected from George Osborne within the 2014 Budget however, there was a disappointing reaction as in reality the measures confirmed are those that had already been hinted at in the run up to the budget. The main changes will see more homes fall into the tax net as the government aims to deter investors from avoiding stamp duty, inheritance tax and leaving houses unoccupied.
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Despite the digital age, local Estate Agents prove that there is still a place for a traditional agency service.

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  • January 22, 2014
  • by astonknowles
  • agent, coldfield, estate, for sale, property, sutton,
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There is currently a lively debate raging within the property world regarding the merits of traditional high street agencies versus Internet based estate agents. Local firm, Aston Knowles Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents demonstrates that traditional property services are still in high demand.
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New Year New Office for Aston Knowles

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  • January 6, 2014
  • by astonknowles
  • agent, coldfield, estate, market, property, sutton,
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We are delighted to announce that we have now moved in to our beautiful new offices located at 8 High Street, Sutton Coldfield.  Our prominently positioned new premises occupies a bold corner position at High Street, famous for its prominent clock tower and is situated about 8 miles north east of Birmingham city centre. Our
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