Buying a Property and Stamp Duty Land Tax

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is the tax payable when you buy a property or piece of land. The amount you pay depends on the value of the property, and whether you are an individual, a company or an investor. Buying a property as an individual Currently in England, if you and any other joint owners ... Read More >>

Renegotiating a Commercial Lease

If your commercial lease is due to expire, you must decide whether you want to remain in the premises or vacate. If you wish to stay, you are perfectly entitled to renegotiate the terms of your lease. Your landlord may not agree to every request, but if the market conditions are right, you will have ... Read More >>

Should I Buy a Property with a Short Lease?

If you are looking for a property to buy, you may come across a flat with a short lease. Chances are that the asking price is lower than other, similar properties. This makes it a very tempting proposition. Finally, you have found your dream home – and it’s within your budget. But what’s the deal ... Read More >>