The Government recently announced that 69,000 first time buyers have benefitted from the abolition of stamp duty land tax (SDLT) on properties under £300,000 since the relief was introduced on the 22 November 2017. What’s more, it is estimated that over the next five years the policy will help over a million people to get onto the housing ladder.
For many property developers, restrictive covenants are a major stumbling block in land development. However a restrictive covenant does not always mean the end of your development plans. Nicholas Davies, Director and Commercial Property Solicitor at HRJ Foreman Laws Solicitors looks at some recent cases and highlights where restrictive covenants have been overturned.
The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in many respects bucks the trend for the increasing number of couples who are deciding not to marry but cohabit instead. According to Resolution, the Family Lawyers Association, those choosing this path has more than doubled from 1.5m in 1996 to 3.3m in 2017.
There are lots of activities happening in and around Hertfordshire over the next few months. The team here at HRJ Foreman Laws Solicitors, are excited to be supporting just some of them to help fundraise for a range of valued causes in our community.