Policy

Kwasi Kwarteng has done a sharp u-turn on a proposed tax cut for those earning over £150k.

Catch up on all the latest movements and commentary in less than five minutes, featuring data and analysis from Savills, Rightmove, Knight Frank, Propertymark, Zoopla, Search Acumen & more…

The government needs to calm financial markets as well as voters ahead of the next general election, says Tom Bill.

Home ownership is "the bedrock of security and aspiration," says Keir Starmer.

Wales is cutting the Land Transaction Tax for lower-value homes, while raising rates for properties above £345k (the top c.15% of the market).

Mishcon de Reya's team of legal experts talks us through some of the key policy announcements in last week's big fiscal event.

Officials are increasingly concerned about the 'explosion' in overseas investment into the PCL property market over the last decade.

A surprisingly mixed set of responses from the property sector, featuring insights from Savills, Knight Frank, Rightmove, Maskells, Cluttons, Jackson-Stops, JLL, Winkworth, Carter Jonas, Chestertons, …

The nil-rate Stamp Duty threshold has been doubled to £250k, effective from today.

The UK's base rate of interest has been rising since December 2021, as the Bank of England attempts to keep a lid on inflation.

It's being reported that Friday's "emergency mini-Budget" will feature a cut to Stamp Duty. Is this wise, and what impact might such a move have on the property market and on the wider UK economy?

Super-prime estate agent Trevor Abrahmsohn hopes the new Prime Minister 'will succeed and be our Queen Boadicea in difficult economic times'.