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Taking Time Off to Move House: What Am I Entitled To?

30 September, 20160 Comments
Am I Entitled to a Day Off to Move House? Moving house can be a stressful event and requires exceptional time management skills for all involved. In advance of your move, viewings, solicitor’s appointments, surveys, removal companies, amongst other things, all need to be arranged and some of these require meetings during working hours. In
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FAQ: What Disbursements Do First Time Buyers Need to Consider?

23 September, 20160 Comments
Here at Howells our expert property solicitors are always happy to help and answer any queries you may have about the conveyancing process. We’re often asked about the disbursements involved with buying a first home. Here are some frequent questions: Q: As a first time buyer, what costs and disbursements do I need to consider
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Cwmbran Solicitor Joins Howells: Please Welcome Abigail Cumpstone

27 May, 20160 Comments
Experienced residential conveyancing solicitor Abigail Cumpstone has joined Howells Solicitors to strengthen our legal team in Newport. Howells’ Experienced Team is Growing Since qualifying in 2010, Cwmbran born Abigail has progressed through the ranks of another legal firm where she had a key role in the opening of their Cardiff office. Abigail will be working
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Howells Solicitors Becomes Cardiff Professional Services Awards Winners!

13 May, 20160 Comments
Last Thursday, we were delighted to win the Professional Services Award at the Cardiff Regional Awards finals. What Are the Cardiff Regional Awards? And Why Were We Nominated? The glittering ceremony at the Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel and Spa celebrated the achievements of companies and individuals operating in and around the capital. Howells Solicitors
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No Change in Budget: Stamp Duty Changes Will Take Effect at Start of April

21 March, 20161 Comments
In his recent Budget speech, George Osborne confirmed that his proposed changes to the Stamp Duty Land Tax will come into effect at the beginning of April as set out in his Autumn Statement. People purchasing a second home or additional property will after this date pay an additional 3% Stamp Duty Land Tax. There
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Buying Several Properties? Beware Combined Stamp Duty!

08 March, 20160 Comments
Understanding stamp duty can be extremely confusing at the best of times, but should you be buying more than one property, the issue becomes even more complex. Howells Solicitors offers a brief overview to help you get to grips with stamp duty liability. Linked Transactions If a single party purchases two or more properties from
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A Guide to Selling a Property with Tenants in Place

24 February, 20160 Comments
Selling a house can be a stressful time and if you have tenants living in your property then things can get much more complicated. It doesn’t have to be, Howells Solicitors is here to help. Here are a few things you should consider when selling a property with
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