Election 2019: What a Labour government might do to property & wealth taxes

There’s no 2019 election manifesto yet, but Mishcon de Reya has summarised everything that Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party has proposed about property and wealth-related taxation over the last few years into a handy crib sheet. Some punchy measures have been mooted – including replacing Stamp Duty with an annual levy based on property values… “For those buying a residential property to live in themselves, consider waiting until after the Election,” advises the law firm.

Fairway & Leconfield launch £200m Golden Postcode property investment fund

George Brooksbank’s investment firm Fairway Capital and development outfit Leconfield are looking to spend £200m over the next 18 months on “value add” prime residential properties on garden squares in Belgravia, Knightsbridge and Mayfair, taking advantage of recent price drops to deliver investor returns