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First Homes: A Year On

By Richard Lundy, Senior Surveyor, Carter Jonas (London) It is a year since First Homes became a consideration in planning applications. Despite much fanfare from the Government about “supporting people to own their home and make home ownership... Read more

All Change in Planning Policy?

By Colin Brown, Head of Planning & Development, Carter Jonas 2022 was a year of political change. In the planning policy arena, potential changes were debated and discussed, but with the progress of the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill... Read more


Cornwall is the new London for homemovers

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way homeowners view their property. As many thought of their next property purchase, having more space, a garden, a garage, and a new location were top of the list, with many prioritising these property features... Read more


Budget 2021 highlights short-term government approach

Last week’s Budget saw the government extend the stamp duty holiday until the end of June, as well as launch a new Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme. While I backed an extension to stamp duty relief, I’m nonplussed why the government... Read more

Budget 2021: Property issues to be addressed

PropertyWire Editor Ryan Bembridge looks at what could be in store in Wednesday's Budget announcement from Rishi Sunak Stamp duty holiday These three words have been on many people’s lips in recent months. Given that the government tends to leak... Read more

Capital Gains Tax reforms: A source of worry

Around half (48%) of landlords admit they are worried about the potential increase to CGT, and I’m not surprised. Under recommendations made by the government’s Office for Tax Simplification, higher rate taxpayers would have to pay 40% on the... Read more

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