How George Osborne ‘wrought havoc’ on the resi property market

Ahead of Spreadsheet Phil’s big day, London Central Portfolio collates the latest SDLT statistics to argue why the government’s recent programme of tax reforms has been both ‘ill-conceived and ineffective’, while big-hitting estate agencies warn of the perils of tapping up the UK’s residential property market…

Have we reached peak London?

London is at the edge of a major inflection point, argues Mark Kleinman, Professor of Public Policy at King’s College London. Could the capital’s 30-year growth spurt be coming to an end?

Resi SDLT receipts up 8% annually

HMRC releases full stamp duty statistics for 2017-2018, attributing increase in resi receipts to a higher proportion of transactions paying the higher rates