Here you can find answers to frequently asked questions.

In England, up until 30 June 2021stamp duty is paid when the purchase price exceeds £500,000. On 1 July 2021, the threshold will reduce to £250,000 until 30 September 2021. After that, there are different thresholds for First Time Buyers and other buyers.

Please be reassured that we are doing everything possible to support our borrowers in completing their property transaction before the end of the stamp duty deadline, however we can offer no guarantee that mortgages will complete by any given date.

    Stamp duty land tax FAQs

  • What are the latest changes you have made to your application process?
  • How are you handling existing mortgage applications?
  • Do you still want new applications? Are you open for new business?
  • Do you think my mortgage application will complete on time?
  • Are you saying that cases submitted after now will not complete by the deadline?
  • I already have a mortgage offer but it will expire before I want to complete.
  • Why does my solicitor now need to give you 10 days’ notice to request funds?
  • What if there is another lockdown?