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    What to expect if you are receiving a gifted deposit for a house purchase – by Ashton Partridge of WBW Solicitors

    A significant number of people are now using gifts (usually from family members) to fund all or part of their deposit for a house purchase. Accordingly, it is important to understand the implications that such a gift will have on the conveyancing transaction. If you are lucky enough to be receiving a gift, the following…

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    Why do we pay Stamp Duty? – by Matthew Scott-Tucker at WBW Solicitors

    Stamp Duty was first introduced in 1694 by an Act of Parliament during the reign of William and Mary. The new tax was raised against official documents written on vellum (calf skin), parchment (other hides) and paper, which were required to be presented for stamping and payment of the appropriate duty levied against them. The…

  3. New Build Home Support

    WBW understand the many elements that you need to consider when you are buying a newly built home; not just the thinking around the colour of the kitchen tiles but also the important decisions that you need to make to secure the home as your own. Whether it is considering how you are going to…