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Treasury stamp duty income falls across UK - but not in London

Mon 03 Oct 2016

Despite dire warnings from some estate agents that stamp duty receipts for the government would plummet in London, it now appears that the SDLT income rose 11 per cent in the capital during 2015-16 according to the latest official figures.

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Government tipped to reveal major housing policy changes today

Mon 03 Oct 2016

Speculation was rife over the weekend that the government would today announce major changes to housing policy - possibly shifting the emphasis from David Cameron’s affection for home ownership to accepting substantial growth in the private rental sector.

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Largest ever drop in August asking prices as ‘Summer Sales’ kick in

Tue 02 Sep 2014

•Asking prices of property coming to market cut by 2.9% (-£7,758), the biggest fall Rightmove has ever recorded in August •Holiday distractions a key driver, though drop more pronounced than usual and exacerbated by 5.9% fall in London – the third consecutive monthly fall in the capital

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A quarter of all mortgage lending centred in London

Mon 20 Jan 2014

Figures published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has revealed that more than one quarter of the country’s mortgage lending is now centred in this area. Home movers living in the London area are more active than home movers in other parts of the UK.

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What’s in store for the property market in 2014?

Mon 20 Jan 2014

Robin King, Director, Move with Us, the residential property group, shares his views on what's in store for the property market in 2014.

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