Reform is needed otherwise the impact of a reduction in stamp duty receipts will adversely affect Government coffers.
The quantity of new homes being sold in London were already in decline prior to the vote.
It’s time to grasp the nettle and be frank about the fees charged to clients by master brokers.
Collective initiatives that are not bound to monetary policy are needed.
The underlying fundamentals suggest that buyer motivation and applicant enquiries will remain strong.
It would seem that the status quo is conspiring against first-time buyers.
I wonder if the marketing departments at various lenders are not already dreaming up ‘Surrogate lending’ schemes or products which allow savers to ‘Foster a first-time buyer’.
We as an industry are letting down existing borrowers.
What has the latest cut achieved anyway?
Housebuilders don’t seem unduly perturbed post-Brexit.