Committee scrutinises Homelessness Reduction Bill

Wednesday 19 October 2016

The Homelessness Reduction Bill 2016-17 has been scrutinised by the Communities and Local Government Committee ahead of it's second hearing at the House of Commons.

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3% stamp duty for additional homes gets the go ahead in Wales

Tuesday 18 October 2016

In a disappointing move, the Welsh Government has announced that they will follow the UK's approach to revenue raising by keeping the 3% surcharge for additional homes post-devolution of Stamp Duty Land Tax powers. This continues what NAEA and ARLA MDs have called a "Punative regime" for Buy to Let landlords.

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First-time buyer market booming

Monday 17 October 2016

CML monthly lending trends show that lending is up 11% compared to a year ago, with first time buyers forming an large percentage of the total market.

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Event Fees Code of Practice consultation

Friday 07 October 2016

In January this year we responded to the Law Commission consultation on event fees. This has helped shaped a proposed draft code of practice and now is your final opportunity to influence what elements will be carried forward to the final code of practice.

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Have your say on the law governing residential leases

Thursday 06 October 2016

The Law Commission wants your views on reform to the law governing residential leases.

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Conservative Party Conference

Thursday 06 October 2016

The party conference season is now in full swing and housing featured prominently on day two of the Conservative party conference in Birmingham.

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Sadiq Khan inquiry into impact of foreign investment

Monday 03 October 2016

In an exclusive interview with the Guardian Sadiq Khan stated that he will launch the UK’s most comprehensive inquiry into the impact of foreign investment flooding London’s housing market, amid growing fears about the scale of gentrification and rising housing costs in the capital.

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