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Good afternoon, can you clarify where you are currently living if you have already sold your main residence?
My advice would be to not complete until you complete the purchase of your property so it would be classed as "replacing your main residence" and under the current stamp duty rules you would only pay standard stamp duty on the amount above £500,000.
If you sell beforehand and are temporarily living elsewhere then that would be classed as your main residence, which you are not replacing so then you would be liable to pay the higher rate of stamp duty even though you will be living in it, because you already own another property.
Hope this helps?
No, you do not have to pay more stamp duty on the buy to let. You will be paying more stamp duty on this new property that you buy.
A sale and purchase usually tie in together on the same day but if you still prefer to sell first and move in with your daughter that is up to you.
But you are not tying it in if you are selling independently then moving in with your daughter. The sale and purchase must be simultaneous.
Did you input that you will be replacing your main residence on the government calculations?
Let me just double check this point
Apologies, yes you are also able to sell your main residence within 3 years of buying your new one to apply the "replacing main residence" rule which means the calculations as per the government calculations are correct and no extra stamp duty will be payable.
So regardless that you own another property, because you are purchasing this as your main residence no additional will be payable.
I hope this helps.