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European Commission urges UK to tax expensive homes more

The European Commission has called on the UK to raise taxes on higher value properties, build more houses and adjust the Help to Buy scheme.

The advice comes as latest figures from the Nationwide showed house prices rose at their fastest rate in seven years last month.

But there are signs that the market may be starting to moderate.

Simon Gompertz reports.

  • 03 Jun 2014
  • From the section UK
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