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Stamp Duty – a temporary holiday from a hated tax.

After intense speculation all week about a potential stamp duty holiday for residential property purchases, the detail was confirmed when the Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his Covid19 mini budget statement. The temporary stamp duty cuts took effect immediately and will last until the 31st March 2021. Like all such holidays and tax cuts, it was …

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Mortgages – Important News for Investors and First Time Buyers

The Bank of England base rate remains unchanged at it’s lowest ever level – just 0.1%. Still seems unbelievable doesn’t it? The prospect of negative interest rates seems unlikely given the other monetary tools at the disposal of the authorities, so if feels like that 0.1% is going to be around for a while. And …

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Announcement – Rent on Time Scheme is Suspended for New Landlords and New Tenants

As a direct consequence of the Coronavirus crisis, I am sure that you are aware that the Government announced last night that the UK will stop all private tenant evictions for a period of at least 3 months. It is likely that this period will be extended. Tenants directly impacted by Coronavirus are being afforded …

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