10 November 2022News

Document duty changes in Guernsey

Effective from 2 November 2022, buyers of Guernsey residential property need to consider whether they may, or may not, need to pay more document duty tax. Two main changes to the tax have been implemented since the States’ approved budget this month. The first is to...

04 October 2022

UK Real Estate Update - Register of Overseas Entities

The UK government launched its Register of Overseas Entities (ROE) on 1 August 2022. This is pursuant to the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 (the Act) (ECTEA) which is aimed at improving the UK’s financial...

27 September 2021

Residential Property in England - Stamp Duty Land Tax changes from 1 October 2021

From the 1st October 2021 stamp duty rates are due to return to the levels which were in place prior to 8th July 2020. You can check the rates using the HMRC...

12 October 2020

English residential buy-to-let: an overview of legal and practical implications of granting an assured shorthold tenancy (AST)

Landlords should be aware that if certain hoops are not jumped through prior to the granting of an AST tenancy, it can affect their ability to recover possession. They need to ensure that all private rented sector regulation is...