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Friday, August 16, 2019

As we all make the most of the warmer weather, Sian Carrel from Spire Solicitors reaveals her top tips for easing neighbourhood tensions.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Are you building your own home? Here, Ron Beattie shares his top tips to help you stick to your budget.

Monday, August 5, 2019

The key difference between legal and beneficial ownership of property, or indeed any asset, is both age-old and highly topical, says Jon Hook from Norwich Accountancy Services.

Friday, August 2, 2019

With more and more new build homes coming to the market, it's more important than ever to do your research says Susan Ward of Spire Solicitors.

Monday, July 1, 2019

A self-build project isn't all about style, says Ron Beattie - it's also about quality of life.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Despite ongoing political uncertainty, low interest rates and purchase incentives mean that now is still a great time to buy a new home, says Annette Hurst from David Wilson Homes.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Have you ever wondered if you could claim a piece of land near your property as yours? Sarah Cracknell, of Spire Solicitors, looks into the legal side of adverse possession.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Jon Hook from Norwich Accountancy Services discusses the changes to rent-a-room relief.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Alisdair Liddle weighs up whether or not buy-to-let properties are still worthy investments.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Natalie Briggs from Spire Solicitors shares her top tips on why you should consider the boundaries of your property.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Sharron Tennant from Spire Solicitors LLP discusses some new government legislation on reservation agreements, coming into force in 2019.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

To mark National Self Build Week, Ron Beattie looks at how more and more self-builders are looking to the future when they build their home.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Jon Hook from Norwich Accountancy Services shares all you need to know about the latest changes to reporting Capital Gains Tax (CGT).

Friday, April 5, 2019

Hetti Simpson introduces her new initiative which puts an estate agency and property finding service all under the same roof.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Jon Hook from Norwich Accountancy Services explains all you need to know about PRR.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Whether you are buying or selling a new home, the coneyancing process can, at first, seem complicated. Rebecca Allen from Spire Solicitors LLP explains everything you need to know.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Despite Brexit and a new tenant fees ban looming, it's not all bad news for local landlords.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

This year David Wilson Homes Eastern Counties is celebrating its tenth consecutive year as a five-star housebuilder. The five stars, awarded by the Home Builders Federation (HBF), is the maximum amount of stars a home builder can receive.

Friday, March 1, 2019

There might be fewer and fewer small housebuilders on the market today, but this doesn't mean that all new homes need to look the same says Edward Parker.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Jon Hook, from Norwich Accountancy Services, discusses how you can minimise CGT on buy-to-let properties.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Reports in the national press have highlighted a slow-down in the housing market during these uncertain times. However, demand for new homes in East Anglia remains strong. Edward Parker, from Bennett Homes, discusses.

Monday, December 10, 2018

If you are thinking about selling your home in the New Year, you may want to make sure you have the right paperwork, records and certificates in place in order to make the process smoother. Being prepared for any potential enquiries will help to avoid delays along the way. Sharron Tennant, from Spire solicitors, discusses.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Looming on the horizon are some most unwelcome changes in the way that UK taxpayers will have to report and pay for capital gains tax (CGT) on residential properties in the future. Jon Hook, managing director at Norwich Accountancy Services, discusses.

Monday, December 3, 2018

In today's fast paced and technology driven society, it is essential to market your property in the most effective way, with the widest exposure. Sheron Harley, managing director of the Property Shop, discusses.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Important news for future house hunters contained in October's budget was that the government's Help to Buy scheme is to be extended - but only until 2023.

Monday, November 26, 2018

If you're thinking about selling part of your garden land for development, there are several things to consider. Carolyn Bunn, from Spire Solicitors, discusses.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

How are new homes being built to reflect our changing lifestyles? Edward Parker from Bennett Homes, discusses.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

How will the rental sector be affected by the impact of last week's budget? Mike White, from Martin & Co in Norwich discusses.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Recently returned to Norfolk from London, the newest member of Savills' residential sales team, Polly Hughes, focuses on the powerful pull of life in and around Norwich.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Fancy doing a self-build but got limited funds? You can do on a smaller scale, says Ron Beattie, of Beattie Passive.

Friday, October 19, 2018

What are all the 'hidden' costs developers have to pay when building new homes? Tony Abel, of Abel Homes, explains the expense of building homes which many people are unaware of.

Friday, October 12, 2018

As everyone will probably know, when the hammer falls at an auction, you have successfully bought what you bid for. It's yours. If it's a car or a piece of furniture, you have probably had a good look over it first, noticed any defects and taken these into account before bidding. But what if it's a property? Ian Taylor, from Spire solicitors, discusses.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Is the high street dead? Mike White, from Martin & Co, discusses the future of the high street for letting agents.

Monday, October 8, 2018

The new cash basis for landlords applies for most from April, 6, 2017. Jon Hook, managing director at Norwich Accountancy Services, tells us more.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Do you know how much land is used for new housing in the UK or how much Green Belt is protected from development? Edward Parker, managing director at Bennett Homes, gives us 10 points about building new homes you may not know.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Savills in Norwich have relocated to a modern new office. Louis de Soissons, head of residential, tells us more.

Friday, September 14, 2018

This year the invaluable government-backed Help to Buy scheme, helping young people get onto the property ladder, turned five years old. Alison Page, from David Wilson Homes, tells us more.

Friday, September 14, 2018

If you're not married and you or your partner dies, if you haven't made a will, it can have devastating consequences. Jo Tinson, from Spire solicitors, gives legal advice.

Friday, September 14, 2018

After cabinet minister Liz Truss called for more homes to be built in the countryside, the debate has raged on over whether the government needs to change planning laws to enable this. Property editor Caroline Culot asked two estate agents for their view.

Monday, September 10, 2018

It's often called the cruellest tax of all. But exactly how much inheritance tax do you have to pay, when and can you avoid it?

Monday, September 10, 2018

Does your letting agent hide behind the Data Protection Act to avoid sending you vital paperwork? Mike White, from Martin & Co in Norwich, discusses.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Earlier this year saw the introduction of the profound changes to the taxation of buy-to-let investments, leaving landlords scrambling around trying to protect themselves from higher tax bills due to the reduced deductibility of mortgage interest. Jon Hook, managing director of Norwich Accountancy Services, tells us more.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Buying a new home brings lots of benefits, some you may not even have thought of. Dawn Urry, from Bennett Homes, tells us more.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Donna Buttolph, conveyancing executive at Spire Solicitors LLP, recaps on how stamp duty works.

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