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Stamp Duty Hype Confirmed By Chancellor

Posted on 16th March 2016

George Osborne has used part of his budget announcement to confirm what many landlords feared, namely that the 3% Stamp Duty surcharge on additional properties is to go ahead next month. The chancellor outlined that receipts would go toward helping people get on the housing ladder in the south west of England. He also also […]

Investment

Buyer Reminders

Posted on 3rd February 2016

  Proposed Stamp Duty (SDLT) rates in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be 3 percentage points above the current SDLT residential rates on or after April 2016. (subject to change by the government) The change, which aims to free up housing for buyers will add thousands to buy-to-let property transactions. Here we outline the major changes to look […]

Investment

Autumn Statement Stamp Duty Review 2015

Posted on 29th November 2015

As you may be aware the Government Treasury’s Spending Review and Autumn Statement was announced this week, Wednesday, 25th November. The document lays out a new set of rates for Buy-To-Let and second home buyers which states stamp duty will be 3% higher for all Buy-To-Let and second home transactions as of 1st April 2016, […]

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