Amongst the various sectors and industries throughout the UK hoping that it is merely coincidence that we find this out on what is universally considered to to be an unlucky day, the property market is waiting with bated breath to see which way house prices might swing as a result.
The Conservative Party manifesto has launched, with the catchphrase “get Brexit done” printed at the top.
Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has revealed his party's plans for UK housing as part of its manifesto, including 100,000 council homes a year by the end of 2024, reforming Help-to-Buy and creating a new Department for Housing.
The Conservatives would force overseas homebuyers to pay extra stamp duty in an election pledge that effectively blames foreign purchasers for inflating property prices.
The party has published its manifesto and, should it ever get into power, it includes several well-worn but also radical ideas to reform the private rental market.
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