UK stamp duty revenues suffer as Osborne throttles the golden goose
Cutting Stamp Duty ‘could boost transactions by 40% and tax revenues by £9.8bn’
According to buying agency Ludgrove's workings, a 36% reduction in Stamp Duty rates across the board would likely lead to 40% additional transactions in England per annum, in turn generating an extra £1.
Prime London sales generating lower stamp duty revenues post-reform
If the government were looking to boost Treasury coffers from the change to stamp duty, it looks as if they'll be sorely mistaken
Osborne ‘in for a shock’ when 2015’s stamp duty receipts are counted up – Chestertons
George Osborne is "burying his head in the sand" by ignoring industry calls to review last year’s changes to Stamp Duty and will "likely be in for a shock" when 2015's final receipts are added up, Chestertons h…
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Top-end property agency to open flagship Mayfair showroom as new owner looks to ‘transform’ luxury market
UK Sotheby's International Realty is rolling out some 'transformative' changes - including three new high-profile locations - designed to 'reshape the way exclusive real estate is bought, sold & rented'…
DDRE Global signs super-prime specialist from Knight Frank
Former KF partner Jessica Bishop is the latest name to join Daniel Daggers' brokerage-style firm.
Shell and core penthouse picked up in sales surge at luxury Westminster scheme
11 units were sold in a seven-day, £32mn flurry at Northacre's The Broadway.
‘Incredible’ Marylebone penthouse snapped up off-plan for £6.3mn
Boutique agency tucks away marquee apartment at the forthcoming W1 Place on Portland Street.
Chestertons recruits Foxtons’ Ops Director to lead Kensington sales
Seasoned PCL estate agent Ian Barrett has moved from Foxtons to Chestertons on Kensington High Street.
JLL buyout creates new estate agency
JLL's offices in Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool are now operating as 'Kingsdene', following a buyout by Louise Emmott, Oliver Dolan and Lynsey Smith.
Top lighting design consultancy opens studios in London & Dubai
Founded in Hong Kong 30 years ago, Light Directions is a brand partner of design giant HBA Group.
American family rents Hampstead ‘castle’ for £250k pa
Estate agency reports a flurry of high-value deals involving American money, including a tenant who paid nearly quarter-of-a-million pounds up-front for this Windsor Castle-inspired home in London.
‘One of the capital’s finest residences & a piece of British history’: Ultra-prime Winch-designed penthouse unveiled at The OWO
Buyer sought for 7,700 sq ft 'jewel in the crown' at reworked Whitehall landmark.
‘Sticky’ PCL set for deal drought as buyers & sellers enter deadlock
It will take time for vendors to accept the fact that buyers are far more price sensitive these days, says Black Brick.
Bayswater ‘well on the way’ to catching up with its prime London neighbours
Values are on the rise in the neighbourhood to the north of Hyde Park, along with its profile, as a trio of 'game-changing' schemes take shape.
Top law firm launches ‘more human’ conveyancing brand
National law firm has created a new identity for its personal conveyancing division, while refreshing its well-established main brand.
Ranked: America’s branded residence hotspots
South Florida and São Paolo lead the way for branded residential property development in North America.