Month: December 2017

How to Avoid Stamp Duty

For First Time Buyers, the struggle to get onto the housing ladder is, for most, a big one. Be it struggling to save the deposit for just being accepted for a mortgage in the first place, there are a few hurdles to overcome.   Additionally, there is also the issue of Stamp Duty to consider and despite a cut in Stamp Duty to First Time Buyers on the purchase of a house up to the value of £300,000 (£500,000 in London) recently being announced, there are rules still to be adhered to.   These rules are more apparent if you’re ... Read more