Stamp Duty on Second Properties

Friday, May 13th, 2016
Stamp Duty diagram

How to check if a purchase of a property by an individual is liable for the higher rates    

Firefly is celebrating bumper sales and lettings in February 2016

Friday, March 4th, 2016


New premises

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Come and visit us in our new shop at 173 Commercial Road, Paddock Wood, Kent TN12 6DS

Look where our Firefly bag turned up…

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Important Stamp duty changes for buy to let and second homes in 2016

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) and Capital Gains Tax (CGT) SDLT: additional properties Higher rates of SDLT will be charged on purchases of additional residential properties (above £40,000), such as buy to let properties and second homes, from 1 April 2016. The higher rates will be 3 percentage points above the current SDLT rates. The higher rates will not […]

Paddock Wood Lights Up Event 27 November 2015

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Firefly Properties joined in the celebrations at Paddock Wood’s first Lights Up Event on Friday 27th November 2015.   Attended by hundreds of local residents and supported by local businesses. KMFM did a great job with the music and PYT, X Factor finalists, sang for us.  It was the first event of its kind in […]

Firefly’s PoTS UK charity golf day

Monday, November 9th, 2015

In early October 2015 Carol’s husband, Chris Prier, organised a charity golf day at Sweetwoods Golf Course on behalf of PoTS – Postural Tachycardia Syndrome, which is a very rare condition which attacks the autonomic nervous system.  Andy Stanley, who lives in Paddock Wood, shared his touching story of what suddenly happened one Sunday morning, […]

Tony Hadley charity lunch

Monday, November 9th, 2015

FIREFLY ATTENDED CHARITY DAY AT THE MERCURE HOTEL ON FRIDAY 9TH OCT The team and clients enjoyed a fabulous afternoon out at the Mercure Hotel in Maidstone in aid of Action Medical Research for Children.  Celebrity guest Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet, who is a personal friend of Carol’s, shared a fun afternoon with 202 guests […]

Savings for many on Stamp Duty!

Friday, December 5th, 2014

  The chancellor has ended the “slab structure” for stamp duty land tax and replaced it with a progressive regime. Under the old system, which netted the Treasury £6.45bn last year, the entire cost of a property was taxed according to the highest band it fell into; there were sharp increases at each threshold. The […]

Interested where the name Firefly comes from?

Saturday, September 7th, 2013
Editorial SoMag