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Wales to revisit land transaction tax

Autumn Budget 2017 forces Wales to rethink devolved policy.

Stamp duty land tax receipts rise 23%

Chancellor facing calls to lower stamp duty in Autumn Budget.

Rising inflation drives down spending

60% of families feel the squeeze on living costs as inflation hits 3%.

320,000 people benefit from Help to Buy

Average house prices across Help to Buy schemes was £196,092.

Inheritance tax receipts up by 18.7%

Introduction of residence nil-rate band coincides with soaring receipts.

Millennials bear the brunt of ‘housing catastrophe’

Amount of income spent on housing trebles in the last 50 years.

Stamp duty rise drives up landlord costs

Average buy-to-let stamp duty bill stands at £8,477.

Homeowners find it tough to make second move

'Second steppers' face bigger challenge than first-time buyers.

Generous grandparents hand out £37bn

1 in 3 grandparents provided financial support to their grandchildren.

Over a million save into Help to Buy ISA

First-time buyers have saved around £1.8 billion into Help to Buy ISAs since 2015.

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