In a dramatic intervention in the sales market, Labour says it will scrap stamp duty for first time buyer purchases of properties valued up to £300,000.
Vandals seeking to ‘reclaim Brixton’ have used a road sign to smash the windows of a Foxtons branch on the high street of the south London suburb, and have sprayed ‘Yuppies’ and ‘No Evictions’ on the walls of the office.
There is one common denominator amongst the majority of those who dominate the latest Sunday Times Rich List, regarded as the best research and therefore most definitive tally of wealth amongst individuals in Britain - the ownership of expensive homes.
The housing market across the UK is in a pre-election ‘squeeze’ with several indicators used by agents suggesting a significant slump in transactions.
A scam property fund has been wound up on the recommendation of the Financial Conduct Authority after glaiming to offer guaranteed returns of up to 51.47 per cent.
10 Downing Street is now worth a notional £6,312,292 - a hefty level of appreciation over the £4,574,831 it was worth when David Cameron led the Coalition into office after failing to win an outright majority in the 2010 general election.
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Two thirds of estate agents report decrease in buyers following the Mortgage Market Review, says the National Association of Estate Agents.
Twelve of the UK’s largest regional cities are now seeing higher price rises than central London as the capital’s performance continues to struggle.
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