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Only 38 London properties are exempt from stamp duty

Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea has just six properties for sale that are stamp duty exempt, including a 113-square foot studio flat. FTBs should head for Croydon - London borough has the most stamp duty exempt properties for sale (795). The stamp duty cut for first-time buyers was the Government’s big giveaway in last year’s Autumn Budget.

Contributor: Sam Mitchell | Published: 26 January 2018


London property market “fragile”

In the aftermath of the Brexit referendum in June 2016, the prime London property market was seen as one of the big beneficiaries of the vote to leave. The assumption was that the fall in the value of the pound would make a des res in Mayfair, Belgravia or Chelsea more affordable for foreign buyers.

Contributor: Michael Ferris | Published: 8 October 2017