For anyone who’s found it challenging to save for a 15% or 20% deposit over the past year or so, we’ve got some good news to share.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced in the Spring Budget that the government is introducing a mortgage guarantee scheme to help first-time buyers and existing homeowners.
He explained a little about how the scheme will work and what it means for buyers during his speech in the Commons, and in this article we’ll share everything we know so far.
The government has today announced that the temporary stamp duty holiday in England and Northern Ireland has been extended until the end of June.
The news will hopefully come as a relief to those buyers and sellers who have been desperately trying to get their sale completed in time to meet the previous deadline of 31st March.
A tapered extension to the stamp duty holiday and a government-backed mortgage guarantee scheme are among the measures aimed at helping home buyers and sellers delivered by Chancellor Rishi Sunak in the Spring 2021 Budget .
Here is everything you need to know about today’s property-related Budget announcements .
Propertymark’s Chief Policy Advisor Mark Hayward has today welcomed speculation in The Times that the Chancellor may extend the Stamp Duty Holiday in England until the end of June, in next week’s budget.
A group of 50 Conservative MPs are calling on the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak to extend the stamp duty cut for properties worth less than £500,000 a further 12 months in a major boost alongside The Telegraph’s ‘Stamp Out the Duty’ campaign...