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More houses, more people buying homes and a fairer deal for renters

The Conservatives are today setting out how a Conservative majority government would deliver more houses, help more people buy their own home and deliver a fairer deal for renters. One million new houses were delivered in the last five years, including a quarter of a million homes last year – the

Stamp Duty Land Tax Surcharge for Non-UK Residents

A Conservative majority government will introduce a higher rate of stamp duty for those buying property who are not UK tax residents.

At present, foreign individuals and companies who are not tax resident in the UK are able to buy homes as easily as those who live here.