Get To Know Our Team – Katherine Price

Name: Katherine Price Occupation: Property Paralegal Department: Residential Conveyancing Katherine is a paralegal in our residential conveyancing department at Onions & Davies.Katherine deals with residential sales, purchases, transfers and re-mortgages and...
Increased house prices in August 2020

Increased house prices in August 2020

House prices rose by 2% in August 2020 Sky news has reported that house prices have reached a new record high after bouncing back from falls earlier this year with the biggest rise since 2004 last month, according to figures from Nationwide. Prices rose by 2% in...
HM Land Registry begins accepting e-signatures

HM Land Registry begins accepting e-signatures

By the Property Team Land Registry have started accepting digital signatures on conveyancing documents, however, witnesses also need to be present. Simon Hayes, chief executive and chief land registrar at the HM Land Registry, has said: “What we have done today is...
Stamp Duty Land Tax Holiday

Stamp Duty Land Tax Holiday

By David Williams, Director & Head of Property In an attempt to boost the housing market following the lockdown, the government has raised the stamp duty (SDLT) threshold in England and Wales to £500,000.00 until March 31st 2021. This will result in significant...
Government relaxes restrictions for the housing market

Government relaxes restrictions for the housing market

As many of you are no doubt aware, the government has recently announced an easing of restrictions for the housing market. This effectively means homebuyers and sellers are now able to carry on with their plans but subject to the existing rules on social distancing....