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You’ll usually have to pay 3% on top of the normal SDLT rates if buying a new residential property means you’ll own more than one.
You won’t pay the extra 3% SDLT if the property you’re buying is replacing your main residence and that has already been sold.
If there’s a delay selling your main residence and it hasn’t been sold on the day you complete your new purchase:
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I was checking on any exceptions for you specific situation. The consent to let does not change you situation. The 1st home still remains a property you own when you buy the 2nd.
I am sorry for the delay but I really wanted to check for you on possibilities.
Any call offer is site generated, I did not accept the call request because I had already advised I would check further/
If another expert picked up the request I can check to see who did.
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I will tell Customer Support to check on that phone offer and cancel