News & Views

All posts by Melissa Menelaou

Melissa joined Sherrards in August 2012 and is based in the firm’s London office. A member of the internal marketing team, Melissa works closely with individual partners and the residential property department in both London and St Albans in a marketing and business development role, helping to progress the firm’s ongoing marketing initiatives. Firm-wide, she assists with the management and interaction of the firm’s social media platforms including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and the Sherrards blog. Melissa organises a number of client events and networking property seminars throughout the year.

Chancellor’s Autumn Statement introduces increased SDLT rates for second homes and buy-to-let properties

From 1 April 2016, higher rates of SDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax) will apply to the purchase of second homes and buy-to-let properties where the chargeable consideration exceeds £40,000 – as announced in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement. What are the higher rates? The higher rates will be 3% above the current SDLT rates for residential property. …

Chancellor’s Autumn Statement introduces increased SDLT rates for second homes and buy-to-let properties

Read more