Budget help for homebuyers?.....

  Chancellor George Osborne has announced new plans to help people to buy their own homes. The Help to Buy scheme   expands a previous scheme, FirstBuy, which was aimed solely at first-time buyers. It enables all purchasers to put down a 5% deposit on a newly built...


MP's reject Mansion Tax.....

  MPs have rejected Labour calls for a "mansion tax" on properties worth more than £2m to be introduced before the next general election. Conservative and Lib Dem MPs joined forces to defeat the move by 63 votes after a Commons debate. The Lib Dems, who...