'Nearly half of UK adults support new stamp duty surcharge' - HbD online


  • Date: 21/04/2016

On the 1st of April, the government introduced a new 3% stamp duty surcharge to be paid by those buying buy-to let properties and second homes, and was met by loud opposition from landlord groups.

When asked whether they support or oppose the stamp duty surcharge on second homes, more than twice as many people support the policy as oppose it, according to the 2016 Homeowner Survey conducted by YouGov for HomeOwners Alliance and BLP Insurance. 47% of UK adults support the stamp duty surcharge, while 18% oppose it and the rest are neutral (20%) or don’t know (15%).

Read the full article on HbD online.

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