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Stress Free Home Moving

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The property market in 2021 remains buoyant with the Chancellor’s extension of the Stamp Duty holiday. Extra pressure is on everyone involved in buying and selling your home right now. Conveyancer’s timeframes for completing are much longer than before due to delays with searches and mortgage lenders. Previously it might have taken 12-14 weeks to complete from the point of having an offer accepted, now it’s easily 20+ weeks. Even in March most conveyancers were telling their clients that there was no guarantee to complete prior to the extended Stamp Duty holiday. So how does this affect you if you are moving home and what can you do to help yourself?

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Stamp Duty Land Tax Holiday Extension

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Rishi Sunak’s spring budget confirmed the long-awaited extension of the Stamp Duty holiday. Solicitors and conveyancers have been under huge pressure with a perfect storm of issues slowing the legal side of buying and selling a property. From slow moving mortgage lenders to delays in local authority searches hitting the stamp duty holiday milestone became increasingly difficult as the typical length of time to complete a transaction increased in recent months.

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Moving Home During Lockdown

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The third national lockdown was announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and started on Tuesday 5th January. Whilst many businesses have been forced to close Estate Agents can remain open and people are still permitted to move home, unlike the first lockdown where home viewings were not permitted. It is not just people mid-move that are able to do so, new viewings can take place and the property market remains open for business.

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