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The real problem with stamp duty

“The Anti-Stampers’ case is compelling, but the challenge is finding a replacement that people will not hate just as much”, writes Nathan Brooker in this piece for the FT

Why the housing ladder doesn’t exist any more

The FT’s Thomas Hale has written an interesting piece (with lots of sums), arguing that the traditional lifetime escalation from a first-time buyer’s flat to a family-sized house is now ‘a myth that young people cling to, without any basis in reality’.