stamp duty

Will the stamp duty holiday be extended?

Jack Prosser is a Solicitor in the Residential Conveyancing Department and can be contacted on 01323 644222 or jpr@stephenrimmer.com If you are in the process of buying a property, you may have considered whether you will be able to take advantage of the stamp duty holiday, allowing you to save up to £15,000 on your…

lease extension

How much does a lease extension cost?

Zara Coton is a Solicitor in the Commercial Property Department and can be contacted on 01323 434420 or zc@stephenrimmer.com New rights and the beginning of the end of leasehold  Leasehold property owners are set for important changes in the coming months, with the Government’s plans to grant new rights on lease extensions and the ending…

lease extension

What is the stamp duty land tax threshold?

Jack Prosser is a Solicitor in the Residential Conveyancing Department and can be contacted on 01323 644222 or by email jpr@stephenrimmer.com Property booms as home and overseas buyers rush to beat deadline  Property buyers are fighting off the pandemic to catch a new home before stamp duty goes back to its normal rate.  For overseas…

lease extension

How long does it take to buy a property?

Roy Bridge is a Partner in the Residential Conveyancing Department and can be contacted on 01323 644222 or by email rb@stephenrimmer.com  In this guide, we look at the average time spent for each stage of the conveyancing process. Buying a new home is exciting, but you may be anxious about how long the process could…

lease extension

A bonus for first time buyers

First-time buyers who bought a shared ownership property in the last twelve months should check if they are due a refund on any stamp duty paid.   That’s because when Chancellor Hammond extended the stamp duty relief available to first-time buyers of shared ownership property in his Autumn 2018 budget, he also applied the extension…