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The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) said getting rid of stamp duty on certain properties could help re-balance the market and reignite activity. Surveyors nave said an overhaul of “outdated” property taxes could give the housing market a much needed boost. Rics said the Government should investigate the changes that are needed to create a more vibrant..

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Over the next five years, it is estimated that the government’s flagship housing policy will help over 1 million people get onto the housing ladder. The following information is from the Government website: 121,500 first-time buyers have saved a total of £284,000,000 thanks to the government’s cut to stamp duty, according to official statistics released today..

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House price inflation could push 30% of first-tike buyer homes out of break leading mortgage brokers call on government to review relief band. Cities in the south of England will be the worst affected  Experts are warning that house price inflation could wipe out the benefits of the stamp duty break for many first-time buyers within..

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