Stamp Duty Holiday and your mortgage Posted On 15 July 2020

The effects of the Stamp Duty Holiday are starting to show, with new options emerging for your mortgage.   When Rishi Sunak announced the Stamp Duty Holiday last week, the hope was that this would kick-start the property market. It seems to have worked. Almost immediately, a major property portal reported a 22 per cent …

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What to consider when moving for a new job Posted On 13 July 2020

Whether it be a career change or a promotion, one day you may be required to up-sticks and leave your comfortable surroundings… With high-speed internet the world has gotten smaller; however, it may still lead to big changes when it comes to your career. One of these may be a move to a new city …

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Stamp Duty Holiday and what it means for you Posted On 11 July 2020

On Wednesday, Rishi Sunak announced a Stamp Duty Holiday until March 2021. As part of the government’s plans to boost the economy, especially the property market, Sunak has increased the stamp duty threshold to £500,000 for property sales in England and Northern Ireland. This means anyone completing on a main residence under £500,000 from now …

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Stamp Duty Holiday: Treat yourself this weekend. Posted On 10 July 2020

With Wednesday’s announcement of a Stamp Duty Holiday, some of you have found yourself with an unexpected lump of extra money in your account. Rishi Sunak’s announcement on Wednesday has led to some of you having a nice lump of money in your account. Money you could use for DIY in your new home, a …

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Stamp Duty Holiday: What it means for sellers and buyers Posted On 09 July 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak yesterday announced a temporary holiday on stamp duty for property sales in England and Northern Ireland.  As part of the government’s plans to boost the economy, especially the property market, Sunak yesterday announced a temporary holiday on stamp duty until next March starting from the 8th of July. In reality, what the …

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Sleep soundly all night, every night Posted On 08 July 2020

We all need a good night’s sleep. In fact, according to the Sleep Council, an 18 to 65-year-old needs between seven and nine hours of sleep per night in order to properly recharge for the day ahead. So how do you get that good night’s sleep that you need? Mood Using aromatherapy is a good …

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Shore-fire winners Posted On 06 July 2020

As the pandemic restrictions start to ease, now’s the time to hit The Great Outdoors to shake off that lockdown lethargy So, with the softening of the Government’s health warnings, now’s the time to start planning where  to feel the sand between your toes, and relish the breeze soothing sunburnt skin in the UK this …

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Boss the BBQ! Posted On 03 July 2020

A barbecue is a social event. A time to get together with friends and family under the hot sun and enjoy a meal Alfresco. Whether you are a BBQ aficionado or a BBQ newbie, our guide will help you pick the right equipment and provide you with some useful hints and tips.   Charcoal or …

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New Property Trends emerging after Lockdown Posted On 01 July 2020

With the property market having been reopened for just over a month, new trends are starting to emerge…  The latest stats from Rightmove have revealed new property trends for Brits as we start to move out of lockdown. The pandemic has made potential buyers rethink their priorities when it comes to a property with an …

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