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Free Stamp Duty With the TSB ?

Created on 18 January 2014.

There is good news being reported that TSB is offering to pay the stamp duty for mortgage customers purchasing a home up to £250,000. TSB research shows 40,000 homebuyers spent £70m in stamp duty in January ...

99% of London Homes Liable for Stamp Duty Within 5 Years

Created on 26 August 2013.

The TaxPayers' Alliance, which is campaigning for reform to the hated duty, said four out of every five homes sold in 2012/13 in England and Wales will be subject to the stamp duty land tax within five ...

The Uncertain Aftermath of the 2017 Election

Created on 13 June 2017. Posted in Live News

... a number of other reasons, such as inflation overtaking wage growth, recent changes in buy to let lending regulations which has been documented and the impact of additional stamp duty taxes at the end ...

The Uncertain Aftermath of the 2017 Election

Created on 13 June 2017. Posted in Uncategorised

... stamp duty taxes at the end of quarter one last year. The pound has dropped in value since the hung parliament announcement. As Brexit talks are soon to start, the only thing currently certain is perhaps ...

What Does Brexit Mean for Britain?

Created on 24 June 2016. Posted in Live News

... known. The political uncertainty may see more flight to safety and we would urge the Government to now consider a revision of its stamp duty increases because this may further exacerbate the market. The ...

First Time Buyer Purchases hits 2 year high

Created on 10 June 2016. Posted in Live News

... for this may be attributed to the increase in stamp duty causing some landlords to pull back from the market. This has resulted in short-term competition for properties reducing. Historically, landlords ...

Five key ways a Tory election win affects your mortgage planning

Created on 29 May 2015. Posted in Live News

...  The Conservative poured scorn on the plans but it is worth noting their own record on property taxes is ro raise them. IN the last five years the Government has charged more and more stamp duty properties ...

London house prices set to fall 3.6% this year

Created on 27 May 2015. Posted in Live News

... of tax and regulatory measures bite. This may reflect the impact of stamp duty changes. In December the Treasury overhauled stamp duty by ending the so-called slab structure. This meant stamp duty ...

Labour plans to cut stamp duty for first-time buyers

Created on 01 May 2015. Posted in Live News

We are pleased to see more reform of stamp duty in the plans of politicians ahead of the general election. Labour is promising to abolish stamp duty on homes worth less than £300,000 for the first three ...

Are second homes about to be hit with higher taxes?

Created on 27 April 2015. Posted in Live News

... worth London housing market and the slowdown could cascade down to lower value homes too. Then there is the stamp duty reforms by the Conservatives. Homes over £2m now face a 12 per cent stamp duty bill ...

Could you pay capital gains tax on your first property?

Created on 17 March 2015. Posted in Live News

... by economists for fuelling a housing boom. That was in the 2013 Budget and it has helped 88,000 buy a home. In the Autumn Statement in December – the mini-Budget – the Treasury overhauled stamp duty ...

Government Offer 20% Discount to All First-time buyers

Created on 01 March 2015. Posted in Live News

... to first-time buyers who have put down larger deposits in January as stamp duty savings put more money into their pockets. The average first-time buyer deposit was £29,127, up 7% on December and 15% on ...

Scotland launches major overhaul of stamp duty

Created on 13 October 2014. Posted in Live News

We were delighted to see Scotland announce plans to reform the outdated slab structure of stamp duty last week. The new rates will come into effect in April and unlike the English and Welsh system will ...

Govt Considers New Stamp Duty Band at £250K

Created on 24 March 2014. Posted in Live News

We can report that Chancellor George Osborne was considering a change to stamp duty rates in his Budget last week. Osborne was looking into a new stamp duty band of 2 per cent from £250,000 to £300,000 ...

Free Stamp Duty With the TSB ?

Created on 18 January 2014. Posted in Live News

There is good news being reported that TSB is offering to pay the stamp duty for mortgage customers purchasing a home up to £250,000. TSB research shows 40,000 homebuyers spent £70m in stamp duty in January ...

UK 'pays highest property taxes'

Created on 29 December 2013. Posted in Live News

... think-tank. The report calculated that property taxes including council tax, stamp duty, inheritance tax and capital gains tax amount to 4.1% of GDP in the UK - the highest in the OECD and well above ...

99% of London Homes Liable for Stamp Duty Within 5 Years

Created on 26 August 2013. Posted in Live News

The TaxPayers' Alliance, which is campaigning for reform to the hated duty, said four out of every five homes sold in 2012/13 in England and Wales will be subject to the stamp duty land tax within five ...

Stamp Duty Debate Hots Up With Scottish Reforms

Created on 26 July 2013. Posted in Live News

We see that the debate around stamp duty is hotting up with Scottish Government reforms to create a more “progressive” system of stamp duty and make more expensive homes pay more.  They seem interested ...

Remortgages hit highest levels this year in April

Created on 14 June 2013. Posted in Live News

... influenced by the end of the stamp duty holiday for first-time buyers on homes worth up to £250,000. Transactions traditionally drop off as many rush to buy before the end of the offer. The slight drop ...

Consumer appetite strong in London as first-time buyer activity remains stable

Created on 07 June 2013. Posted in Live News

... boost to the market caused by the end of the stamp duty holiday in March last year.  ...