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What Is Stamp Duty Tax and Why Do We Need to Pay It?

Stamp Duty tax is the property transaction tax. The tax is due to be paid on any property which is purchased at more than £125,000. Historically it was introduced in 1694 to raise funds for war....
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First Time Buyer? - What are the current upfront costs?

Before dreaming of buying that first home where all the first memories are made, we all have to consider the upfront costs which bring us one step closer. For any first time buyer the costs can be a...
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Our local area- Aldgate!

The regenerated area of Aldgate and E1 is now witnessing many exciting developments. The all new, luxurious Aldgate Place is not only a perfect home for city workers, but is also greatly publicised...
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Aldgate Through Time

Roman periods: In the Ancient Roman period, Aldgate spanned the road to Colchester, Essex. Thus, the area was very busy as was directly connected to the oldest town recorded in England. 11th-19th...
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Panama Papers and the London Property Market

We have all been following the news on the Panama papers scandal which revealed many of the world’s global elite. According to the guardian, which had access to the leaked files, this list includes...
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2016 Budget: A new Individual Savings Account to buy homes

The Chancellor George Osbourne has presented his budget to Parliament and fifth on the list is a new £4,000 lifetime ISA you can use to buy your new home. From April 2017, any adult under 40 will be...
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