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How do different governments affect house prices? On the day of the general election, Andrew Monteath looks at how previous governments have affected house prices

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Old clock in Waterloo Station, London

With yet another general election upon us it seems like a good time to look back and see which government has presided over the best returns for homeowners during the past forty years or so. The starting point is a good one, coming just after the Nixon administration effectively abandoned the Bretton Woods agreement, moving the west into a new economic era.

Some of you will perhaps be a little surprised by what you see on the chart above. So here are a few thoughts:






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About Andrew Monteath

Andrew Monteath

Andrew Monteath is Head of Research & Marketing at D&GAM. He has 18 years' experience in the City with Credit Lyonnais, Nikko Europe, Williams de Broe and Evolution Group. He is a specialist in residential real estate and holds an MPhil in Real Estate Finance from the University of Cambridge.

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