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I hope you enjoy exploring my site, where you will find commentary, news and opinion on a diverse range of subjects relating to property and inheritance matters from myself and a number of independent advisors.

I am adding information, news and views on a regular basis, so please look in from time to time and I look forward to your feedback.

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Tony Houghton
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Why wait for the New Year to make (business) resolutions?

Simon Turton, of Opera Public Relations, considers why we struggle to maintain our New Year resolutions. It’s commonly understood that robins return to the UK in time for Christmas, which must be true because we only see these attractive little orange-breasted birds at this time of year. And, to quickly digress, if you’ve ever wondered […]

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Contaminated Land: Rights & Responsibilities

Sally Challinor, a solicitor at Keystone Law who specialises in commercial property and the environment, considers where the recent Court of Appeal decision (in the case of Powys Country Council v Price and another [2017] EWCA Civ 1133) leaves landowners? Some things are inevitable. Death and taxes are regularly cited as examples of dire certainties. […]

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Let’s Spend the [Byte] Night Together

Over the last 20 or so years I reckon that I have probably dealt with about 4000 cases helping people to buy their dream home and owners of small and medium-sized family enterprises find the perfect accommodation for their business. It, therefore, came as a bit of a shock when I recently read that homelessness […]

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This Scepter’d Isle

“Talking shop” is a pejorative term, although from time-to-time you can’t help wondering whether a little more “jaw jawing” between our political servants and a little less ill-considered action might not have been a more appropriate response to Brexit. However, it is what it is. Having said that, David Davis seems a jolly sort – […]

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The sky’s the limit for property investors

Mike Frisby, is a successful property investor and developer, who also runs the Regent’s Park chapter of the Property Investors Network. He has put together his top tips for investing in houses of multiple occupancy (HMO), which we’re delighted to share with you. Mike has further tips that he will be sharing with you in […]

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