HOA’s Voice

Read our take on the latest developments of interest to homeowners and aspiring homeowners, with contributions from our staff, supporters and guest contributions.

Will the stamp duty holiday be extended?

Will the stamp duty holiday be extended?

Delays in the home buying process at the moment mean that those that miss the stamp duty holiday deadline will have up to £15k extra to pay on their purchase. So will the government extend the deadline? If so, when? And what can you do to speed up your purchase?

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Common House Survey Problems

common house survey problems

Don't be alarmed at your building surveyor's report on the house you want to buy. Many of the problems listed are surprisingly common. But some are more expensive than others.

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Should I sell my house now?

should i sell my house now

Traditionally, the return from the summer holidays and back to school coincides with people putting their homes on the market, hoping to sell before Christmas. But with a global pandemic and a UK recession, is this really the time to be moving house?

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