Stamp duty changes could boost prices, report finds

Jack Needham
By Jack Needham
Updated July 20 2021 - 5:40am, first published 3:52am
NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet announced proposed changes to stamp duty in last year's budget.

Changes to stamp duty such as those proposed in NSW and long called for in other states could lead to a short-term rise in house prices but would encourage homeowners to move house more often, according to a new report.


Jack Needham

Jack Needham

Property News Editor

Jack has been writing about real estate since 2015, covering residential and commercial property markets throughout Australia for the likes of Smart Property Investment and Domain. He has also spent time in the United States researching real estate trends, with a focus on housing affordability issues, for the California Association of Realtors.