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23 Feb 2016  |   Jonathan Bramwell

Buy-to-let: four ways to beat the stamp duty rises.

Panicked would-be landlords fear not, is still possible to avoid the 3 per cent rise in stamp duty set to hit this spring — but you’d better be quick.

Chancellor George Osborne’s sudden three per cent hike in stamp duty on second homes and buy-to-let investments has caused panic among landlords. Missing the April 1 deadline will mean paying an extra £7,500 upfront on a property worth £250,000 and an extra £15,000 on one costing £500,000.

Read the full article for Rachel Thompson and Sam McArdle‘s insights on the stamp duty rises:
Buy-to-let: four ways to beat the stamp duty rises | Homes & Property

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