Date: Thursday 10 September 2020
A North London couple have been able to create the home of their dreams at our Millbrook Park development, thanks to the Government’s stamp duty holiday.
Conor and Aimee Parfitt, both 30, fell in love with the four-bedroom Featherstone home at our site in Mill Hill. They were able to make a significant saving on stamp duty and as a result are looking forward to dressing their new home exactly how they like.
In light of the COVID-19 crisis, the Government revised stamp duty for property buyers, making it payable only on properties over £500,000 until 31st March 2021. For homes over this value, there is also a reduction on the previous rates.
Conor and Aimee purchased their property remotely during this time, using phone and video calls to choose their optional extras and talk through the sales process with the team.
Conor, who works in financial services, said: “Reserving and purchasing the property virtually was really easy thanks to the sales team at Millbrook Park. They have been so helpful and communicative during this time and were on hand for any questions myself or Aimee had about our home. We had regular interaction every step of the way and felt that the process was very transparent; we always knew what was going on.”
Wanting to save on DIY, Conor and Aimee chose a new build home so they could settle in right away when the property completes in February 2021. The couple were also big fans of the modern, unique design of the homes, which sealed the deal for them when it came to choosing the Featherstone.
Aimee, a stylist in the fashion industry, added: “We were instantly drawn to the Featherstone; it’s like nothing we’ve ever seen before. The money we’ve saved from the stamp duty holiday can be put towards making the house look exactly how we want it to inside. Given that we’ll be working from home for a while now, we’re really looking forward to turning one of the rooms into a home office.”