First Time Buyers

What are the Stamp Duty Changes in the Mini Budget 2022?

The chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng, has today announced some changes in his ‘mini-budget’ including a reduction in the rate of stamp duty for some purchases. What are the stamp duty changes that have been announced? They are as follows: No stamp duty is payable on purchases under £250,000 (this was previously set at £125,000) and for […]

2018 Budget Stamp Duty Changes

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered his 2018 Budget yesterday (29th October) and introduced a couple of changes to Stamp Duty within that budget. One change was announced in the House of Commons during his budget speech and the other change was in the small print of the published budget documentation and so […]

Can I Get First Time Buyer Stamp Duty Relief for a Buy to Let?

In November 2017 the government bought in new rules regarding the stamp duty that is payable by first time buyers. In essence this meant that first time buyers who were buying a property worth under £300,000 would not have to pay any stamp duty as long as this was their first purchase. As with all […]

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