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Second steppers save on stamp duty and gain on space!

10 February 2015

Second steppers were given an early “spring” in their step with the recent stamp duty changes that are saving the average mover thousands of pounds. It’s the ideal time to make the most of the extra cash to move up the property ladder and into a spacious dream home. Here’s just a small selection of the fabulous homes we have in the £250,000-£300,000 bracket – the prefect price for second steppers.

This smart four bedroom terraced town house benefits from a quiet cul-de-sac location yet is only under half a mile from Witham town centre. Commuters can reach London’s Liverpool Street in around 50 minutes from Witham Station. Ample living accommodation includes two receptions and a generous kitchen breakfast room. There is an en suite to the master bedroom as well as a family bathroom and cloakroom to the ground floor. With garage, parking, a decked rear garden and a stamp duty saving of £4,400, this family home offers exceptional value for money.  The guide price is £280,000 to £290,000 and our Braintree team on 01376 388699 can arrange a viewing.   This tastefully presented three bedroom Victorian terraced home oozes charm throughout and features an immaculate cottage garden to the rear. The family home is well placed for the outstanding Hamilton Primary School and is within easy reach of Colchester town’s excellent travel connections and shops.  Priced at £289,000, original features include stripped floors and cast iron fireplaces and there is the added bonus of a stamp duty saving of £4,220! Please call our Colchester office on 01206 808791 to view.
A modern, semi-detached family home, this three bedroom property is located in the ever popular Mariners Development in historic Maldon. The town centre is within easy reach of the property, and sailing enthusiasts will also enjoy the proximity of the Blackwater Sailing Club. The house is priced at £294,995, and is on a corner plot with a private garden to the rear as well its own garage and off street parking, plus a stamp duty saving of £4,100. If you would like to view the property please call our Maldon team a ring on 01621 853111 and book your viewing now.

Halfway between Braintree and Chelmsford is this detached family home in the village of Great Leighs mentioned in the Domesday Book. The property, located on a very popular development, has three bedrooms with an en suite shower room to the master bedroom. Car lovers will be impressed with the double length garage.  Based on the asking price of £289,995, buyers will save £4,200 on the property’s stamp duty tax. It’s on the market with our Chelmsford team who can be reached on 01245 806932.

Take a look at our website for even more great homes for second steppers. Each property we list shows its stamp duty savings so you can start planning your budget straight away.