Stamp Duty Holiday

Have you heard the news? No stamp duty to pay when you buy a home up to £500,000 until 31st March 2021!

If you’re looking to move into a brand new Linden home, we’ve got some great news for you. The Government have announced a Stamp Duty holiday on all homes up to £500,000 until 31st March 2021, which means you could save up to £15,000. View the table below to see what this could mean for you. Remember, if the value of the property you are interested in is over £500,000, then you only pay stamp duty on the portion over £500,000.

House price Stamp duty rate
Up to £500,000 Zero
£500,001 to £925,000 5%
£925,001 to £1.5 million 10%
The portion above £1.5 million 12%

Previously, as a first time buyer, stamp duty was applicable over £300,000 and if you were a next time buyer it was applicable over £125,000. This new announcement now applies to BOTH first and next time buyers.

So don’t hesitate, contact us today and make your new home a reality.

See https://www.gov.uk/guidance/stamp-duty-land-tax-temporary-reduced-rates for full details.

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Frequently asked questions

When does the Stamp Duty holiday begin?

The Stamp Duty holiday starts with immediate effect and will end March 31st 2021.

Is the Stamp Duty holiday only for first time buyers?

No, it’s for both first time buyers and next time buyers; so whether it’s your first home or your next this announcement could mean greater possibilities for your new home purchase.

What if my house purchase is over £500,000?

You won’t pay any stamp duty on the first £500,000. You only pay Stamp Duty on the amount that you pay for the property above £500,000.

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