Autumn Budget 2017: Stamp duty boost for first-time buyers

No stamp duty on homes under £300,000

Hannah Godfrey
Autumn Budget 2017: Stamp duty boost for first-time buyers

Chancellor Philip Hammond has abolished stamp duty for first-time buyers on properties worth up to £300,000 and on the first £300,000 on properties worth up to £500,000 in higher-value areas, such as London.

Today's Budget Speech saw Hammond take a stab at addressing concerns surrounding the difficulties facing those looking to climb onto the first rung of the housing ladder. "With effect from today, for...

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