Stamp duty holiday sparks home-moving frenzy in southern commuter belt

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South East commuter towns have seen the biggest annual jump in seller numbers since the start of the stamp duty holiday, with newly marketed property doubling in some areas Harlow in Essex has seen new listings surge 121% compared to the same six-week period in 2019, followed by Hertford in Hertfordshire (up 113%), and Wickford…

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When the most recent budget was announced it all became clear that there would be no relief from higher rates of Stamp Duty for institutional investors. Many are seeing this as the pivotal moment that investment property is being taxed too much. Taking you back to the 2015 Autumn statement that higher rates of Stamp…

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