Shallow government continues its drive to ‘push up’ house prices:

Once again, a decision not in the favour of the future of our nation taken by the current government, a trying to show we are doing something action that in fact will have yet again more negative repercussions for the country.

Most of us will fully realise that the supposed beneficiaries of this tax break will get absolutely nothing as those looking to sell, many of whom have been on a crest of a tsunami wave of house price increases in recent years will simply say ‘well, if you dear purchaser will get to save say 2% on your purchase costs then I might as well continue my greed and have that myself so that way we are both happy, you have lost nothing and I gain that extra tax break given by the government who is in fact our best friend…

Surely, something like a £3,000 government voucher for improvement works for first time buyers / properties below £300,000 would be so much better, keeping some greedy house sellers from licking their lips and if restraints like you can only employ local tradesmen that qualify for this voucher system then the government is simply wisely investing to put money back in to the system… ?

Anyway, with such a weak government that are still defying 51.9% of the participating UK electorate and willing to throw billions to keep Merkel and co happy in the EU, it is no surprise this recent decision on stamp duty… In fact, why don’t though just cut out the middle man and simply add an enforced extra 0.3% on house prices?

Christopher Walkey

Founder of Estate Agent Networking. Internationally invited speaker on how to build online target audiences using Social Media. Writes about UK property prices, housing, politics and affordable homes.

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