Before the announcement, stamp duty in England and Northern Ireland was paid on land or property sold for £125,000 or more, while first-time buyers did not pay any stamp duty up to £300,000. But this stamp duty holiday replaces the first-time buyer discount. … [Read more...] about When does the stamp duty holiday end?
LOCKDOWN RULES: WHAT YOU CAN AND CAN'T DO Areas affected: Preston, Greater Manchester (City of Manchester, Trafford, Stockport, Oldham, Bury, Wigan, Bolton, Tameside, Rochdale and Salford), Blackburn with Darwen, Burnley, Hyndburn, Pendle, Rossendale, Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees and Leicester. … [Read more...] about Oldham could be next in line for full local lockdown as council threatens to close gyms, pubs and restaurants amid sudden spike in new coronavirus cases ‘led by young people disobeying restrictions’
'Price growth across the North has lagged significantly behind that of the South over the last decade, and with more capacity for prices to rise, perhaps this year will mark a turning point. It also demonstrates that there are longer-term factors influencing the market too.' … [Read more...] about Cuts to stamp duty sparks 45% rise in first-time buyers with nearly a third of sales ending in bidding wars as number of homes sold over asking price hits record levels
If we're not happy with our results, can we resit Year 13? Emma-Louise, HackneyYou need to discuss this with the college or school you attended in 2019-20 to consider the various options open to you. Simply repeating a year is not generally recommended unless there are exceptional circumstances - but of course 2020 has been pretty exceptional! … [Read more...] about Exam results: Will the exam ‘triple lock’ affect me? And other questions