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Where is the international money flowing?

Those of us that track the fortunes of UK house prices know very well that the music stopped in Prime Central London in the summer of 2014. A raft of legislation that included changes to CGT for overseas investment and increases in SDLT initially dampened the market; then along came Brexit, and with it the uncertainties surrounding London’s future as a global financial centre. The chart above highlights the fortunes of Prime Central London residential property against the Amsterdam market.... Read More >

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Graph showing divergence in the performance of the UK property market by region Divergence in the performance of the UK property market
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