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Information and public services for the Island of Jersey

L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Buying and selling property

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Home buyer's guide

The central location for government information regarding purchasing property in Jersey.

Home buyer's guide

Residential and employment statuses and what they mean

Find information on the residential statuses required to purchase or rent property in Jersey. 

Residential and employment statuses and what they mean 

Land transaction tax and stamp duty

Information on costs associated with purchasing property in Jersey.

Introduction to land transaction tax 

Parish and islandwide rates

Information on who pays rates, when and how they need to be paid and what to do if you're moving or selling.

Parish and islandwide rates

Affordable Housing purchase schemes

If you’re interested in buying a home but need some financial help to do so, you may be able to apply to join an affordable housing purchase scheme.

Affordable housing purchase schemes

Planning and building control

Find out about planning laws, building bye-laws, how to apply for permissions and how to appeal against a decision.

Planning and building

Property searches

If you're buying a property or a business, your advocate might recommend a property search. Find out more about what they involve.

Property searches when buying a house or business 

Citizens Advice moving checklist

Citizens Advice checklist of things to do when moving home.

Moving checklist

Jersey Chartered Surveyors

Citizens Advice's information regarding surveyors.

Jersey Chartered Surveyors

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