Properties on the market for less than £125,000 are exempt from Stamp Duty, but what can you purchase in Britain for that price?
1. Three bedroom semi-detached house in Cale Lane, Aspull, Wigan, for £119,950
Less than 10 minutes drive from the centre of Wigan is this three bedroom house that would be an ideal home for a young family. Inside, the property has been superbly maintained and is ready to move into immediately. Outside there is a large and secure rear garden that is perfect for children to play in safely, while to the front of the house there is off-street parking.
Available via Alan Batt Estate Agents
2. Three bedroom semi-detached house in School Road, Rassau, Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent, for £124,950
Coming in a little under the Stamp Duty threshold is this semi detached family home that sits just outside the Brecon Beacons National Park. The house has been well decorated and features a modern fitted kitchen and contemporary bathroom suite. Rassau conveniently has all of the essential amenities, including shops, schools and health care centres.
Available via Clee Tompkinson Francis
3. One bedroom flat in Western Parade, Southsea, Portsmouth, for sale £117,950
This recently refurbished flat is seconds away from the sea front and would be perfect for first-time buyers or investors. The flat has a newly fitted kitchen and bathroom, a Juliet balcony in the lounge, a large double bedroom and the added bonus of no onward chain. There are plenty of nearby by amenities in the popular Gunwharf Quays retail park, including shops, restaurants and a multiplex cinema.
Available via Fox & Sons
4. Three bedroom semi-detached house in Raploch Street, Larkhall, South Lanarkshire for £115,000
Just 25 minutes outside of Glasgow is this family home that is almost in show home condition. Downstairs there is a large open plan lounge-dining room, a cloakroom and a modern kitchen. In the master bedroom there is the welcome addition of an en suite bathroom, while the two other bedrooms have use of a family bathroom. Outside there is a good sized rear garden with a shed, patio area and an AstroTurf lawn, while to the front of the house there is private parking.
Available via Premier Properties
5. Two bedroom terraced house in Bradgate Park, Kesteven Way, Kingswood, Hull, for £114,995
For those looking for a home that needs no work, this new build terraced house is ideal. The property has an open plan lounge, dinning and kitchen area on the ground floor, while upstairs there are two bedrooms and a family bathroom. The new development is only 15 minutes from the centre of Hull and is within easy reach of the Kingswood retail park.
Available via Barratt Homes