Category Archive: Residential Property
What is a Declaration of Trust and why is it so important?
A Declaration of Trust is a legal document confirming the terms on which an asset, such as a property, is held on trust. The document usually records the portion of the ownership of the property, as well as other terms agreed by the parties. It protects your investment in the property.
Stamp Duty Holiday Extended
Today, Rishi Sunak announced that the Stamp Duty holiday has been extended a further three months, until 30 June 2021. The previous deadline was the end of this month, 31 March.
Second Lockdown: Can I still move house?
On 31st October, the Prime Minister announced that the country would go into a second lockdown for at least four…
Stamp Duty Holiday
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced that there will be a temporary change to Stamp Duty rules as of 8…
The Housing Market is Open
In late March, due to the Coronavirus crisis, the housing market was in effect put on hold when the government…
2019 Wrap-Up – A busy year at Crane & Staples
As we come to the end of another busy year at Crane & Staples, it is a good time to…