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The latest legal news & family, employment, personal injury and wills & succession law news from Complete Clarity Solicitors.
Karianne Falconer

Proximity to Premiership Grounds Can Impact House Prices

New research from Halifax has looked at the impact that proximity to the grounds of a Premiership football team can have on house prices.
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Billy Smith

Milestone Moments Prompt Will Writing

Only around half of UK adults have made a will, according to will writing campaign group Will Aid.

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Emma King

Consultation over Proposed Will-Writing Reforms

The Law Society of England and Wales has welcomed the launch of a public consultation exercise by the Law Commission over proposed reforms to the laws relating to will-writing.

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Karianne Falconer

Consumer Confidence Falls, but House Prices Rise

There has a been a slight deterioration of consumer confidence in the housing market, caused by short-term uncertainty from the General Election result, according to the Building Societies Association (BSA).

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Karianne Falconer

Reports Give Insight into Housing Market Activity

A new report from Registers of Scotland (RoS) has revealed that the total value of the residential sales market in Scotland from 2007-08 to 2016-17 reached over £143.4 billion.

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Karianne Falconer

Aberdeenshire Sees Biggest Rise in Seaside House Prices

The town of Fraserburgh in Aberdeenshire has seen average house prices rise by more than any other seaside town in Scotland over the past ten years, according to new research from Bank of Scotland.

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Billy Smith

Study Predicts Greater Demand for Inheritance Tax Advice

New research from Prudential has revealed that financial advisers are forecasting a sharp rise in demand for inheritance tax (IHT) advice.

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Karianne Falconer

House Price Index Reveals Annual Price Rise

UK house prices rose by an average of 4.1% on an annual basis, taking the average property value to £215,847, according to March’s edition of the UK House Price Index (UK HPI). On a monthly basis, house prices have fallen by 0.6% across the UK since February 2017.

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Billy Smith Named The Times's Lawyer of the Week

Founder and Director of Complete Clarity, Billy Smith, is The Times’s Lawyer of the Week. Read the full article and interview here.  

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Karianne Falconer

First-Time Buyers Struggle to Raise Deposits

A record number of first-time buyers are now relying on financial help from family members in order to get a foot on the property ladder, according to new research from the Social Mobility Commission. The ‘bank of mum and dad’ is often the lender of choice for many would-be home owners.

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Emma King

Calls for VAT Exemption for Wills Containing Charitable Bequests

Charity consortium Remember A Charity has called on the UK Government to do more to encourage legacy giving by making the cost of writing a will containing a charitable bequest exempt from VAT.

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Karianne Falconer

Proximity to a Farmers Market Can Boost House Prices

New research by Zoopla has found that properties located close to a popular farmers market could be worth up to 26% more than the average home in the same county.

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Karianne Falconer

Government Urged to Act on Retirement Housing

Two separate organisations representing the interests of older people have called for a “revolution” in housing provision to better meet the housing needs of people in retirement.

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Billy Smith

The Importance of Having a Living Will

A charity has launched a new campaign highlighting the importance of people officially recording their medical care and treatment wishes in case injury or illness leaves them unable to make these decisions for themselves in future.

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Karianne Falconer

Housing Market Needs More Houses

The UK Government recently published a White Paper on the housing market in England, describing it as “broken”.

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Karianne Falconer

House Price Growth Steady at Start of Year

The start of 2017 has seen ‘broadly stable’ annual house price growth amounting to 4.3%, according to Nationwide’s House Price Index for January. This is only slightly below the annual growth rate of 4.5% recorded in December 2016. On a monthly basis, house prices rose by 0.2% in January, after seasonal factors were taken into account.

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Karianne Falconer

Rise in Number of First-Time Buyers

The number of first-time buyers in the UK rose by 7.3% in 2016, from 312,900 in 2015 to an estimated 335,750, according to the latest Halifax First-Time Buyer Review. This is apparently the highest level since the start of the financial crisis in 2007 (359,900).

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Emma King

Depp and Heard Divorce Finalised in Court

The divorce of celebrity couple Johnny Depp and Amber Heard has now been finalised in a Los Angeles court, various media outlets have reported.

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Billy Smith

Review of Child Maintenance Service

The UK Government has published details of research into the effectiveness of the Child Maintenance Service (CMS).

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Karianne Falconer

Scottish Housing Market Update

There was a rise in the average price of a property in Scotland in October 2016, taking the average price to £143,131, the latest UK House Price Index (UK HPI) has revealed. This is an increase of 4% over the previous year, and an increase of 1% compared to September 2016.

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