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Budget 2016: Housing reaction

The Negotiator
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George Osborne’s eighth Budget was another intriguing one for the property market, particularly the residential market. He confirmed that the 3 per cent higher rate of stamp duty for those acquiring a…

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Jeremy Leaf

Jeremy Leaf
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Rolling the dice. The Chancellor, George Osborne, is gambling with the property market – says Jeremy Leaf.

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Government Spending Review

The Negotiator

George Osborne has today declared that he plans to “end the crisis of home ownership in our country.” Great news. To do this, The Chancellor is to double the housing budget to…

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Stamp Duty Reform

PROPERTYdrum

Every buyer, seller and estate agent in the land would have liked to see Stamp Duty abolished but we all knew that wouldn’t happen. However, George Osborne, The Chancellor of the Exchequer,…

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