Plans For Stamp Duty Cut Aim To Boost Returns For Private Rented Sector

According to the Property Industry Alliance a potential cut of the stamp duty land tax could increase returns from residential funds by as much as 150 basis points over the next three years. Moreover, the PIA, which also includes organizations such as the RICS and the British Property Federation, believes that currently, the SDLT rules […]

Stamp Duty Cut Is Useless

The recent stamp duty break introduced by the government was supposed to get more budding first-time buyers into the market, but not everyone believes it is actually working. It fundamentally comes down to finance and not Stamp Duty.  According to Andrew Teacher of the British Property Federation, “if you can’t get hold of a mortgage, […]