We start this week with news that house prices are rising, whilst a report reveals that homes in the UK are overvalued.
We also look at a call to reform stamp duty after revelations that it will soon raise more money for the government that tobacco.
House price survey #1: Nationwide
In the first house price survey of the week, the Nationwide Building Society, reported “modest growth” of 0.4% during May; taking the value of the average home to £167,912.
The UK’s largest building society also revealed that house ...