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How much does a lease extension cost?

Zara Coton is a Solicitor in the Commercial Property Department and can be contacted on 01323 434420 or zc@stephenrimmer.com New rights and the beginning of the end of leasehold  Leasehold property owners are set for important changes in the coming months, with the Government’s plans to grant new rights on lease extensions and the ending…

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Multiple Dwellings Relief

Tom Tasharrofi is a Legal Assistant in the Residential Conveyancing Department and can be contacted on 01323 644222 or tt@stephenrimmer.com If you wish saving on the Stamp Duty Land Tax you pay on acquisition of commercial and/or residential property, then look no further. So what is Multiple Dwellings Relief (MDR)? MDR is a relief from…

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What is the stamp duty land tax threshold?

Jack Prosser is a Solicitor in the Residential Conveyancing Department and can be contacted on 01323 644222 or by email jpr@stephenrimmer.com Property booms as home and overseas buyers rush to beat deadline  Property buyers are fighting off the pandemic to catch a new home before stamp duty goes back to its normal rate.  For overseas…

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What are the best student mortgages?

Exam results have been released and new students know where they will be heading for university.  Following the relief of results day, the next big headache for parents is often the search for accommodation, whether for first-timers looking at student mortgages or returning students. Should you buy or rent? Faced with high rental costs, shortages…

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Moving Home Checklist

Preparing for Completion Day So, you’ve exchanged contracts and moving day is fast approaching. Start to notify all of the necessary Companies about your change of address in plenty of time. Use our Moving Home Checklist (found here) to tick off each one as you do it. You can buy pre-printed cards from all good stationers,…

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Re-accreditation of Conveyancing Quality Scheme

Stephen Rimmer LLP are pleased to confirm that we have been re-accredited with the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme certification. CQS was created by the Law Society to encourage best practice amongst conveyancing solicitors. It is designed to give buyers, sellers and lenders confidence in their dealings with an accredited firm. Stephen Rimmer LLP was…

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Stepping up to the challenge of the sale board

Those thinking about Spring and the changes it may bring are likely to be focused on the countdown towards the Brexit deadline of 29th March, but there are also homeowners, estate agents and solicitors up and down the country who are wondering whether to expect the traditional upsurge in the property market in April and…