News & Events

The latest news & events from Preston & Goldburn

The Value of a Survey

Latest Land Registry figures show that the average house price in Falmouth is now £252,206.  Would you spend that amount of money on a property without some assurance that it is in reasonable condition and worth that amount?  You would be surprised at how many people do. At Preston Goldburn, our advice to buyers is […]
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GOVERNMENT PROPOSE MASSIVE INCREASE IN COURT FEES

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) recently announced plans to raise revenue from the Court system by introducing a new structure for fees for bringing money claims over the value of £10,000. Under the proposed system, a fee to issue a £190,000 legal claim will rise by 622% from £1,315 to £9,500. The type of legal […]
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Cornwall Business Show

Cornwall Business Show

Come and see us at the Cornwall Business Show on Thursday 19th March 2015 supported by Pirate FM taking place at the Royal Cornwall Showground. For more information follow us on @familypg1.

Stamp Duty Reform

In the Government’s Autumn Statement, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced that new rules have been put in place whereby Stamp Duty will only be incurred on a fraction of the house price falling within each tax threshold. Whereas with the old system any property valued over £125,000 would be charged Stamp Duty on a […]
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Buying a Listed Property

When purchasing a Listed Building there are many aspects to consider such as enhanced Regulations and required maintenance obligations for both the interior and exterior of the property.  Your Conveyancer will carry out a Local Authority Search on the property to discover whether it is a Listed Building and/or within a Conservation Area.  If you […]
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