Britons indulge in surprise pre-Brexit house buying spree

British house hunters have launched a surprise August buying spree before the scheduled Brexit date, with new data showing sales reached their highest point since 2015 during the usually sleepy summer period

Sajid Javid rejects speculation of shifting stamp duty to sellers

Chancellor Sajid Javid has put an end to all speculation suggesting he could shift stamp duty on to sellers from buyers, a mere two days after he suggested he could be looking into the idea



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