Labour would make first-time buyers exempt from stamp duty for purchases under £300,000, Ed Miliband is due to announce.
The Labour leader said: "We will be setting out proposals to make life easier for first-time buyers." The BBC reports he will attack the coalition for the "lowest level of housebuilding for almost...
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The housing market recovery helped stamp duty revenues soar by a fifth in 2014-2015 to a record high of £8bn, according to research.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) may restrict the changes lenders can make to mortgage contracts after assessing the fairness of the existing regulations.
The government may "pare back" its Help to Buy scheme if the Bank of England (BoE) believes it threatens the UK's economic recovery, Nick Clegg has said.
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