Property tax cut must be matched in Scotland 'to prevent market collapse' – Scottish Housing News

Property tax cut must be matched in Scotland ‘to prevent market collapse’ Published 9 July 2020 David Alexander The cut to stamp duty land tax (SDLT) announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak must be matched in Scotland to avoid a housing market collapse, according to property firm apropos. Yesterday Mr Sunak announced plans for a stamp

Stamp duty holiday gets mixed reaction – Property Wire

Real estate professionals are divided on whether the Chancellor’s stamp duty holiday will prove to be a good policy. Buyers in England and Northern Ireland won’t pay stamp duty on the first £500,000 of the property sale with immediate effect until 31 March 2021. David Whittaker, chief executive of buy-to-let lender Keystone Property Finance, said:

Chancellor confirms immediate stamp duty holiday – raising threshold to £500000 – The Negotiator

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed the much-rumoured stamp duty holiday, raising the threshold from £125,000 to £500,000 until 31 March next year. Unveiling today’s mini-Budget, he said the changes would take effect immediately, cutting the average stamp duty bill by £4,500, with 9 out of 10 house buyers paying no stamp duty at all. “If

Property tax cut must be matched in Scotland to prevent market collapse – Scottish Legal News

Published 8 July 2020 David Alexander The expected cut to stamp duty land tax (SDLT) being announced today by the Chancellor must be matched in Scotland to avoid a housing market collapse, according to property firm apropos. The firm believes that cutting the SDLT in England and Northern Ireland without a comparable reduction in land

Kennedy Wilson completes Ireland’s largest residential rental scheme at Clancy Quay – The Irish Times

Kennedy Wilson looks set to take further advantage of the ongoing shortage of residential accommodation in the Dublin market following the completion of 246 new apartments in the third and final phase of Clancy Quay. The delivery of the units marks the conclusion of a seven-year development programme at the Islandbridge scheme involving the construction

Sunak to unveil £2bn home insulation scheme – BBC News

Hundreds of thousands of homeowners will receive vouchers of up to £5,000 for energy-saving home improvements, with the poorest getting up to £10,000. Chancellor Rishi Sunak is due to set out a £2bn grant scheme in England for projects such as insulation as part of a wider £3bn plan to cut emissions. The Treasury said

Government energy saving grant:what has Rishi Sunak said about the £5k grant and how does it work? – Homes and Property

Homeowners in England will get up to £5,000 of government money to make their homes energy efficient, as part of a £3billion green jobs package to be announced in the Chancellor’s summer statement tomorrow. What is the Government energy saving grant? Rishi Sunak will give grants worth a total £2 billion for energy-efficient home improvements,

ARA Venn funds GBP250m across six loans in Q2 under GBP3.5bn PRS Government guarantee scheme – Property Funds World

Investment manager ARA Venn has completed GBP250 million of new lending through the GBP3.5 billion Private Rented Sector (PRS) Housing Guarantee Scheme that it manages for the UK Government, in the second quarter of 2020, taking total lending under the programme to over GBP1.25 billion. ARR Venn achieved successful sales of its 2026, 2029 and

Racism in housing: ‘I was evicted on the spot, and then removed by police’ – iNews

Last year, Aurore*, in her late twenties, was sitting in the kitchen of the Bristol house where she had rented a room for almost three months when her live-in flatmate slash landlord evicted her on the spot. At the time, she was on a research placement as part of her PHD and her friend had

Sunak to unveil £2bn home insulation scheme – Yahoo Finance

Hundreds of thousands of homeowners will receive vouchers of up to £5,000 for energy-saving home improvements, with the poorest getting up to £10,000. Chancellor Rishi Sunak is due to set out a £2bn grant scheme in England for projects such as insulation as part of a wider £3bn plan to cut emissions. The Treasury said