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I am Al and am happy to assist you with your enquiry.
Could you please clarify whether you have exchanged Contracts (and therefore paid your 10% deposit) or have you just paid the reservation fee to reserve the Plot?
If you have exchanged Contracts, was there any mention in the Contract that the Developer would pay your Stamp Duty?
I look forward to hearing from you.
If it is only the reservation fee you have paid, I am afraid this is not a legally binding Contract, committing the Developer to pay your Stamp Duty, I'm afraid. Only once Contracts are exchanged and a suitable provision is put in the Contract stating the Developer will pay your Stamp Duty, is it legally binding.
I must it is pretty disgusting of the Developer to go back on their word and isn't something I would expect from any National housebuilder. I certainly would do a letter of complaint to them!
What is the Purchase price- I'm sure you are aware of the recent Stamp Duty changes, but I can confirm the amount if you want me to.
Good luck Paul.
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