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Stamp Duty Land Tax & What’s Changed

On Monday 29th October 2018 the Chancellor Phillip Hammond delivered the 2018 Budget in the House of Commons. Sukhvinder Sandhu (Director) at ORJ Solicitors examines what this means for clients…Read More

Stamp duty abolished - what it means to you

ORJ’s new build specialist Sukhvinder Sandhu explains what the Chancellor’s latest announcement means in reality. The Chancellor Phillip Hammond has delivered the 2017 Budget in which he said: “The dream of…Read More

All things Help to Buy

In recent years, the Government has introduced two schemes to help purchasers progress in the property market. Help to Buy ISAs were introduced to help boost a first time buyer’s…Read More

Shared Ownership

What is Shared Ownership? Shared Ownership is a scheme introduced by the Government which allows buyers to purchase a share in a home they would otherwise be unable to afford.…Read More

ORJ Joins Tesco Bank Panel

As ORJ joins the Tesco bank conveyancing panel Louise Palmer explains the benefits to clients, builders, brokers, agents and IFA’s of using or recommending a firm that is on every…Read More

New rules under the Mortgage Credit Directive 2016

New rules under the Mortgage Credit Directive (MCD) apply with effect from 21st March 2016. The rules introduce the requirement to give customers a minimum 7 day period of reflection…Read More

Changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax 2016

If you are considering purchasing an additional property which is not going to be your main residence, it is important that you are aware of the new Stamp Duty Land…Read More

A guide to environmental searches when buying a property

The environmental search is a search carried out with an environmental agency (not the Environmental Agency) that gives details of the past uses of the land and the land in…Read More

Coal mining searches – Are they really necessary?

If you have found that dream home to purchase, your main concern may simply be when the moving date will arrive. It must be stressed however that even if a…Read More

When it comes to insuring against flooding, you don't need to be by a river or the sea

As the winter starts to close in on us, bringing storms and lots of heavy rain with it, we can think back to the flooding crisis in the UK last year.…Read More