New Home Buyers: Beware the Leasehold Trap The government recently conducted a consultation on Tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market which looked at a range of measures aimed at preventing unfair practices and abuses of leasehold agreements in the context of new residential home sales. So what is the issue? The issue arises from…
The expertise which our Heritage Assets team has developed over many years in relation to tax exemption, surrender in lieu, sale to a Heritage Body, or establishment of a Maintenance Fund means that we are able to help owners, often with assistance from experts at the leading auction houses, fine art advisers and land agents, to ensure that the handover to the next generation of their heritage property – whether a house, land, pictures, furniture or objets d’art – is achieved in the least disruptive and most tax effective way possible.
Knowledge of impending changes in law and practice affecting heritage assets is particularly important, and our representation on the Heritage Group of Lawyers means that we are very well placed to advise owners on forthcoming changes in these areas.
Hunters’ particular combination of experience and professional connections enables us to provide advice to the owners of heritage property which is we believe highly effective and on which generations of our clients have come to rely.