Thousands of homeowners are making the most of the stamp duty holiday period

One of the big home insurance comparison websites has just revealed that thousands of homeowners are making the most of the stamp duty holiday period before it ends.

New figures from the comparison website have revealed that the number of people looking to buy a property for less than £175,000 has increased over the last quarter.

Over the last three months there has been an increase of nine per cent in people searching for mortgages.

A spokes person said that it is apparent that many property buyers are now trying to take advantage of the stamp duty holiday period before it ends.

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