Focus on Marple; What does Marple have to offer?

Welcome to Marple

It’s been nearly 8 years since Lawler & Company opened their first office in the great location of Marple.  During that time, we have sold properties to people of all ages who have happily settled into the wonderful community Marple has and enjoying the great amenities Marple and the surround areas have to offer :-

Marple Canal- A popular choice with families and walkers alike, you can find The flight of 16 locks which is one of the steepest flights of Britain, the amazing Marple Aqueduct and choose to walk and take in so many beautiful scenic routes.

Memorial park/ Skate Park and Bowling Green- The go to place for all ages- the views looking out over the countryside make it the perfect picnic spot!

Marple Precinct

Marple precinct- Boasts a range of amenities to accommodate all your needs. From popular high street names to small local businesses. Lovely places to eat or stop and have a coffee, the café culture here is certainly popular.

Marple Golf Club– One of the oldest clubs in the area, offering excellent facilities in a traditional and relaxed environment.

The Regent Cinema– A piece of Marple history, experiencing the new blockbuster movies in a traditional setting.

The Ridge- Quite simply views you will never tire of.

Marple Train Station- Have the best of both worlds, enjoy rural life whilst having easy connections to an abundance of major cities.

Claire Seaton, Manager Marple office

In our Marple office, we have a fantastic team led by Manager Claire Seaton and we asked them to give us a few of their favourite Marple hotspots.

“Marple canal is my go to place. Whether it’s taking a walk in my lunch break or walking my dog Elliott, it really is the most beautiful place come rain or shine.”

“My favourite place in Marple has to be the golf club. Having been a member for two years, I love nothing more than playing a few rounds after a busy week at work.”

“I really enjoy all the different restaurants and cafes Marple has to offer. Some of my favourite places include- The Bulls Head public house, Woodstock pizza and Kambuja”

Thinking of making Marple your place to call home, give our dedicated team a call today 0161 914 7620 to see what fantastic properties are on the market right now or click here to register online to be first in the know of any new homes coming on.

 

The end of the Stamp Duty holiday..what happens now?

The stamp duty holiday in England and Northern Ireland came to an end on 30th September 2021. Hundreds of thousands of house buyers have taken advantage of savings that have been on offer since the tax break was introduced in July 2020.

Since July 2021, the amount buyers have been able to save reduced. But homes priced at or below £250,000 buyers did not have to pay stamp duty.

And now it changes again. Are you aware of the new changes?

What are the stamp duty rates from 1st October?

From 1st October 2021, if you are buying a main home in England, you won’t need to pay any stamp duty on the portion of the property priced at or below £125,000.

If you’re buying a main home from 1st October 2021, you won’t pay any stamp duty on the portion of the property priced at or below £125,000. The next £125,000 to £250,000 you will pay 2% tax. Anything you spend between £250,001 and £925,000 will incur 5% tax, rising to 10% for properties priced between £925,001 to £1.5 million. If you spend above £1.5 million, you will pay 12 per cent in stamp duty tax, as below:

Stamp Duty Land Tax rates from 1st October 2021SDLT rate
Up to £125,000Zero
The next £125,000 (the portion from £125,001 to £250,000)2%
The next £675,000 (the portion from £250,001 to £925,000)5%
The next £575,000 (the portion from £925,001 to £1.5 million)10%
The remaining amount (the portion above £1.5 million)12%

If you’re buying a property, you can work out how much you’ll pay by using the Rightmove stamp duty calculator

Tax rates are higher for those buying a second home.

Will first-time buyers pay stamp duty tax?

Great news! First time buyers in England and Northern Ireland won’t pay any tax on homes priced at or below £300,000. 5% on a property priced between £300,001 and £500,000. However if your first home is priced above £500,000 you won’t be eligible for a saving.

Still not sure on how much stamp duty you will have to pay? Our teams at Lawler & Co. are on call to help with this and any other queries you may have.

Marple Office

36 Stockport Road
Marple
Stockport
SK6 6AB

Tel:
0161 914 7620
marple@lawlerandcompany.co.uk

Hazel Grove Office

128 London Road
Hazel Grove
Stockport
SK7 4DJ

Tel: 0161 300 7144
hazelgrove@lawlerandcompany.co.uk

Poynton Office

60 Park Lane
Poynton
Cheshire
SK12 1RE

Tel: 01625 448 001
poynton@lawlerandcompany.co.uk

 

Stamp duty tax: what’s changing July 2021

With the extend stamp duty holiday in England and Northern Ireland coming to an end on 30th June, what happens next?

Almost a year since this temporary reduction and it has meant no stamp duty tax to pay for first time buyers and home movers purchasing properties below £500,000 before end of June 2021.

From 1st July, a staggered return will be introduced to previous stamp duty rates. The nil – rate band will be lowered from £500,00 to £250,000 until 30th September. From 1st October 2021 it will return to £125,000.

The rate will also depend on if you’re a first-time buyer. From 1 July, first-time buyers will pay no stamp duty on properties worth up to £300,000, and a discounted rate on properties up to £500,000.

With the stamp duty tax thresholds on property purchases set to change, if you’re thinking of moving soon you can use the stamp duty calculator on rightmove to work out how much you’ll pay.

Thinking of selling your property and have questions that need answering about selling your property? Simply contact one of our branches for help.