Dutch BTL market booming ahead of stamp duty rise

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By Tom Brown
02 Dec 2020

The Dutch buy-to-let market is booming ahead of an increased transfer tax on buy-to-let property, softening concerns that the pandemic would lead to a prolonged origination slump in the asset class.

The surge in demand for BTL property comes after a Parliamentary announcement that legislators will raise the transfer tax on BTL property from 2% to 8%, coming into effect in the New Year.

The policy comes alongside another law allowing first time buyers up to a maximum age ...

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