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This month, London mayor Sadiq Khan announced plans to enable Londoners to have “first dibs” on new-build homes on brownfield land up to the value of £350,000 for the first month of their release.
2017-11-18T16:02:00+00:00By Helen Crane
As he faces renewed calls to rethink stamp duty in the final run-up to the Budget, chancellor Philip Hammond is said to be considering a range of options for the unpopular tax, including scrapping it entirely for first-time buyers.
2017-11-02T06:00:00+00:00By Steve Norris
“Between a rock and a hard place” was how the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) described chancellor Philip Hammond’s predicament as he contemplates his next budget later this month.
2017-10-17T10:28:00+01:00By David Parsley
Chancellor Philip Hammond is considering a big cut in stamp duty for first-time buyers for next month’s budget, a newspaper report has claimed.