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Beat Stamp Duty! Homes for first-time buyers under £125k

06 November 2014

It’s hard enough for first time buyers to save enough money for the deposit on their very first house, let alone budgeting for legal costs and Stamp Duty Land Tax. Stamp duty is only payable on properties over £125,000, so we’ve put together a list of homes on the market with Beresfords where you don’t incur stamp duty, saving money from the start.

This one bedroom, ground floor apartment in Mazer’s Court, Silk Way in Braintree is perfect for a city worker looking for a home of their own. Braintree station with its direct trains to London Liverpool Street is only a six minute walk away. The apartment has been redecorated and is on the market for a guide price of £99,995-£109,995. If you’re interested, please call our Braintree team on 01376 388699. Also in Braintree is this one bedroom maisonette situated in the contemporary development in Trinovantian Way. The property has an open plan kitchen and lounge area and allocated parking, priced at £125,000. With no onward chain and located only 0.3 miles to the town centre and railway station, this property is a fantastic opportunity for first time buyers. Call our Braintree team on the number above.
Right in the heart of the historic town of Colchester, within easy reach of the town centre and walking distance from both Colchester mainline train station and Colchester Town station, you can find this superb two bedroom apartment in the old Dutch Quarter. The Claudius Court apartment comes with undercroft parking and the local attractions Colchester Castle Park and the River Colne are practically on your doorstep. The property is for sale with our Colchester team for a guide price of £110,000. Contact them on 01206 808791 for more information. There is no onward chain with this one bedroom maisonette  in Chelmsford only 1.2 miles from the train station and just a half hour drive to Stansted Airport. Set on the ground floor, the building in Arthur Court the property has a re-fitted kitchen and shower room as well as off-road parking and outside storage. The property is on the market with our Chelmsford team for £124,950. Call them on 01245 806932 to arrange a viewing.