Archive for December, 2014

The Housing Market Is Currently Shrinking !!

There’s an elephant in the room that nobody else appears to be seeing right now. The recent statistics for houses actually sold during the past twelve months, versus the number sold in the previous twelve months show that the housing market is shrinking. This is not a normal trend and those who are, or wish […]

Stamp Duty Reform - effective from 4th December 2014.

This, at its core, is a Conservative led stealth tax, changing a system of collecting ‘duty’ that was originally intended only to tax pretty rich landowners, to a system that can potentially tax all landowners every time they execute new conveyances. It is handily convenient to have eased this new tax in with rates that […]