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Stamp duty

Buying a home in Scotland? New tax rates come into force today

Home buyers in Scotland will pay new tax rates when buying a property from today

1 April 2015

Stamp duty to undergo massive overhaul: Autumn Statement 2014

From tomorrow, stamp duty will only paid on the portion of the purchase price that goes over each threshold

3 December 2014

Martin Lewis's instant reaction to the Autumn Statement 2014 creator Martin Lewis gives his instant reaction on today's Autumn Statement

3 December 2014

Scotland scraps 'slab' stamp duty system in favour of proportional rates

Home buyers in Scotland no longer face huge tax hikes if they buy a property that goes just over a stamp duty threshold

10 October 2014

Urgent stamp duty rebate - are you due up to £1,500?

Up to 300,000 homeowners who bought a property in a 'disadvantaged' area over the past decade could reclaim up to £1,500

17 April 2014

Scottish stamp duty shake-up could help homebuyers

Homeowners in Scotland could benefit under plans to replace the UK's stamp duty with a new tax

4 July 2013

Halifax paying first-time buyer stamp duty: is its mortgage deal any good?

Halifax will cover the cost of stamp duty for some first time buyers as one of many top mortgage deals

20 May 2013

Ed Balls: 4G mobile sale should fund housing boost

Balls will also use his party conference speech to state Labour could not reverse spending cuts immediately, if in power

1 October 2012

First-time buyer levels up despite 'minefield'

The proportion of people planning to take their first step on the property ladder has risen

2 July 2012

Nationwide: Biggest house price fall in three years

House prices have recorded the biggest dip in nearly three years amid the

28 June 2012