Stamp tax

really on the move: house prices set to rise by 7.2%

Average house prices in England and Wales are expected to rise 7.2% over the next three months, according to data collected. Reallymoving believes finalized sale prices will rise sharply in June (2.9%) and July (3.8%), based on deals made in March and April when the property market rose again following …

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Strategic terrain – Tax traps for the unwary

There is a plethora of issues that parties must resolve to make a strategic land project viable; in particular the British tax system which presents a number of potential pitfalls that can have a significant impact on returns. At present, there is no single effective tax model provided for in …

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Is a real estate crash really on the horizon? …

With each passing month come new statistics of high house prices, and with average prices currently averaging £ 261,743 in the UK and demand exceeding supply, there could be signs of a real estate crash on the horizon. Are we in a UK property bubble? We are currently in a …

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House prices in Scotland drop 1.5%

House prices in Scotland fell 1.5% in April, according to the Walker Fraser Steele Acadata House Price Index. As a result, the average price is now £ 203,292; however, on an annual basis, prices are up 10.2%. Orkney Islands saw the biggest price increase on an annual basis, up 34.9%, …

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