Stamp Duty & Land Tax

March 11th, 2016

In light of the Stamp Duty and Land Tax (SDLT) cut off date, which will affect a range of property transactions, including Buy-to-let, second homes etc.

It is important to note that if certain transactions don’t complete by 31 March they will be subject to the additional SDLT

Cheshire East can help you meet the deadline for Local Authority Searches**:

  • Automatic Search Tracking service – “where is my search” provides updates on your search submission (once you have registered).
  • Expedited search – 24 hour turnaround of your search available.

See our response times for the last 12 months:

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ON FRIDAY 11TH MARCH

STANDARD SEARCH TURNAROUND TIME - 1 WORKING DAY.

** You will need to ask / instruct your solicitor to order your search direct with Cheshire East Local Land Charges.

For any search processed by a Personal search company we are unable to confirm their turnaround times. Please contact the company directly to obtain this information.