Ten Easiest Postcodes to Sell Property in the Slow Down

According to the Times, an in-depth analysis of the Land Registry figures indicates that no part of England or Wales is immune from the slowdown. However, there remain wide regional variations. Here are the ten postcodes that registered the highest number of sales in June. 1.CV6 (Coventry): 44 2. CR0 (Croydon): 40 3. S6 (Sheffield): […]

Plan to suspend stamp duty for all home buyers in the UK

According to the Times, Gordon Brown is considering suspending stamp duty in an emergency measure to kickstart the housing market, it was claimed last night. The idea, being worked on by the Treasury, is part of a package of help for hard-pressed families. Stamp duty is paid by property buyers, and is levied at 1 […]

Dubai Prices May Slow by 10%

Property prices in Dubai are likely to fall 10 per cent by 2010 as supply outpaces demand, but they are expected to rise in Abu Dhabi’s undersupplied market, Morgan Stanley said in its latest report on Tuesday. “For 2009, we expect prices to start coming under pressure as oversupply becomes evident [in Dubai]. We forecast […]