Buying and Selling

Buying and Selling

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Haven on earth

Tax havens that allegedly deprive Britain of billions of pounds should be closed down, according to the nation's biggest union...

Spanish expats step up property sales

New Zealand could have its first $2 million suburb by Christmas, according to new figures.

Facebook claims victim

A taxman tracked down a bill dodger using the social networking site Facebook...

The cult of money laundering

A land data group is urging solicitors to be extra vigilant over false paperwork connected with property deals after seven men appeared in court over a £4.6 million real estate scam dating back to 1998...

Scottish property prices slip in September

Scottish property prices slipped in September, according to LSL's latest index.

Denmark house prices sink to seven-year low

House prices in Denmark sank to a seven-year low in the first quarter of 2012, according to the Association of Danish Mortgage Banks and the Mortgage Bankers Federation.

Scotland reveals proposals for fairer Stamp Duty

The Scottish government has revealed its proposals for a fairer Stamp Duty, which may reduce tax for buyers on homes worth less than £325,000. The consultation, launched last week, could come into effect in April 2015 and has been "cautiously welcomed" by the Scottish Property Federation.

Greek crisis: Good news for buyers?

British homeowners and estate agents in Greece will welcome the Greek Parliament's approval of the austerity measures last week, but has the crisis been good news for buyers?

Wealthy look elsewhere

New tax regimes have encouraged some wealthy London residents to consider moving elsewhere, says a new report...

New planning rules give commercial property a boost

UK commercial property could get a boost from government plans to boost new residential construction by removing some restrictions on converting commercial buildings into housing.
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