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27 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in News

A change in the rules could spell the end for gazumping

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Around one in five property deals fall through as a result of “gazumping”, a new study has shown. The practice of accepting a better offer after having already made a deal to sell to someone typically leaves people facing an …

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Property experts expect the market to slow down

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Mortgage lenders have warned there could be an abrupt slowdown in the property market as of April.

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Concerns that stamp duty changes are stifling the market

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Contentious changes to stamp duty, pushed through by the Government last year, have “paralysed” London’s high-end property market.

New figures show that sales have slumped by over 60 per cent in the nine months since the new systems came into force.

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Concern that Chancellor’s plans could harm buy-to-let

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Around 1.4 million private landlords across the UK are set to be saddled with additional taxes following an announcement in last month’s Autumn Statement.

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Latest stamp duty figures are revealed

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London is paying the lion’s share of the UK’s stamp duty, according to the latest figures from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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Chancellor warned against further buy-to-let tax grabs

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George Osborne has been warned against mounting a further raid on buy-to-let landlords.

In his July Budget, the Chancellor announced that he would be cutting back the tax relief on landlords’ mortgage interest payments.

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New calls for Chancellor to reform stamp duty

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Stamp duty continues to have a chilling effect on London’s luxury homes, property experts have said.

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