9 July 2021

Can I renegotiate the asking price if I missed the stamp duty holiday? Lucy Barber answers The Sunday Times reader's question

Head of Residential Property, Lucy Barber, answers the reader's question 'Can I renegotiate the asking price if I missed the stamp duty holiday?' for The Sunday Times.

In her response, Lucy explains that the first point of call is to contact your solicitor in order to check if your current contract provides for this situation and details who will assume responsibility.

She highlights that if a delay has been incurred at the fault of the seller, you could ask them to cover the additional SDLT you will now have to pay.

The full answer can be read here, behind the paywall.

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