Stamp Duty Refunds: Too good to be true?

Stamp Duty is complicated and sometimes reliefs are overlooked, say top lawyers writing for The Chartered Institute of Taxation – so it can be worth revisiting transactions in search of a rebate. But many unsolicited approaches by claims firms are “too good to be true”…

Mortgage approvals slip but remain above pre-pandemic levels

“After the roller-coaster ride of the stamp duty holiday, activity levels in the UK housing market will feel tame by comparison in the final months of this year,” says Knight Frank research chief Tom Bill. “However, we are experiencing a reversion to normality rather than a hangover.”