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Stamp Duty Changes – 2014

January 6th, 2015

Housing surveys from Edward Jackson : Southport : Merseyside : Lancashire

In the Autumn Statement the Chancellor, George Osborne, announced a fundamental change in how Stamp Duty will be charged on sales of residential property.
Up until 4 December 2014, the Stamp Duty was levied on the sum total of the purchase price for residential properties above £125,000. For example, if a property sold for £250,000 the [...]

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Green Deal

April 24th, 2012

The Energy Act 2011 includes provisions for the new ‘Green Deal’ which intends to reduce carbon emissions cost effectively, by revolutionising the energy efficiency of British properties.
The new innovative ‘Green Deal’ financial mechanism eliminates the need to pay upfront for energy efficiency measures and instead provides reassurances that the cost of the measures should be [...]

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Why have a Survey?

April 10th, 2012

Purchasing a property is the biggest expense that most people ever commit to yet, on average, only 20% of the purchasing public commission the undertaking of a Condition Survey and Valuation of a property prior to purchase.
 Currently in the UK, the average price of a property is circa £165,000 yet 80% of the buying public [...]

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WHY HAVE A PARTY WALL AGREEMENT?

March 30th, 2012

Under the Party Wall etc. Act 1996, if your neighbour is proposing to construct an extension and the foundations of the new extension are deeper and within 3m of your foundations, then they are obliged to serve a notice on you to inform you of the works that are to be carried out, when they [...]

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MARK REYNOLDS WINS THE ‘EDWARD JACKSON PRIZE’

August 9th, 2011

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Many congratulations to Mark Reynolds for winning the Edward Jackson prize for 2011.
At Edward Jackson, we’ve supported the local School of Built Environment at Liverpool John Moores University and award a prize every year to the final year student in the Building Surveying course, who has made an outstanding performance and contribution in final year [...]

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Edward Jackson Reach Another Milestone

July 11th, 2011

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80 Years of Property Consultancy

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VALUER REGISTRATION SCHEME

May 17th, 2011

Valuations underpin nearly all our financial decisions from home mortgages to major investment and corporate finance transactions.  Robust practice standards form the basis of high quality valuations.  RICS is the world’s leading qualification for valuation professionals and is highly respected by employers and clients the world over.
On 20th October 2010, the Royal Institution of Chartered [...]

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New home buyers report & valuation format launched by the RICS 2009

August 4th, 2009

From 1 July 2009 the new RICS Home Buyer Service will be launched, with the revised Third Edition of the popular Home Buyer Report.

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Please contact Alastair Sharman or Robin Underwood
Tel: 01704 546686
Email: southport@edwardjackson.co.uk