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First-Time Buyer Guide to Stamp Duty on New Homes

First-Time Buyer Guide to Stamp Duty on New Homes

by Vernon Pethard

August 10th, 2017

Stamp Duty Land Tax, or stamp duty, is a tax you must pay when you buy a property. It is a lump sum tax and applies to all home purchases, including purchases by first-time buyers.

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Shared Equity vs Outright Ownership

Shared Equity vs Outright Ownership

by Vernon Pethard

August 9th, 2017

There are many similarities between a shared equity arrangement and outright ownership of a property. This includes the fact that both ways of purchasing require you to have a similar deposit and, in both, you own 100 percent of the property.

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