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The New Kids on the Block

Investment pattern changes are transforming the UK property market believes KPMG’s UK Head of Real Estate & Real Estate Tax Richard White.
Modified date: 11/12/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Autumn Statement 2014:“Tougher tax regime for non-doms”

With this package of measures, the Chancellor is creating a tougher and less consistent tax regime for non-doms investing in the UK.
Modified date: 03/12/2014
Press release
 

Autumn Statement 2014: From slab to slice: shake up of stamp duty sees South East hardest hit

The ‘slab’ system has long been criticised for the way in which a single pound’s difference in purchase price can trigger a big jump in stamp duty payable.
Modified date: 03/12/2014
Press release
 

Autumn Statement 2014: Housing affordability to worsen but fret not, you can retire in a Garden City!

Jan Crosby, UK Head of Housing, KPMG comments “The OBR forecasts suggest that the average price of a house will rise by £60,000 over the next 5 years".
Modified date: 03/12/2014
Press release
 

Building enough homes is an economic and social imperative

Jan Crosby, UK Head of Housing at KPMG, responds to the publication of the Lyons Review.
Modified date: 27/10/2014
Press release
 

KPMG’s Real Estate team is awarded industry accolade

KPMG’s Real Estate team has won the Association of Real Estate Funds’ (AREF) Affiliate of the Year Award.
Modified date: 13/10/2014
Press release
 

Scottish stamp duty to boost local housing market

KPMG comments on the tax rates and bands proposed for the devolved stamp duty on land transactions in Scotland, land and buildings transaction tax
Modified date: 13/10/2014
Press release
 

Budget 2014: Seeding relief would boost investment in real estate

Sean Randall, Head of Stamp Taxes at KPMG, comments on the announcement that the Government will consult on the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) treatment
Modified date: 10/10/2014
Press release
 

Social Housing Pension Scheme deficit not improved

Despite payments of £250m by social housing associations, the Social Housing Pension Scheme’s deficit is predicted to remain unchanged at £1bn
Modified date: 06/10/2014
Press release
 

Game changing measures to release brownfield land must be implemented

Jan Crosby, Head of Housing at KPMG comments on the announcement of measures by the Chancellor to kickstart housebuilding.
Modified date: 06/10/2014
Press release
 

Autumn Statement 2013: 7.2% house price inflation forecast

Jan Crosby, Head of Housing at KPMG, comments on the inflation forecast as part of the Autumn Statement.
Modified date: 03/10/2014
Press release
 

Autumn Statement 2013: Halving of final period rule

Daniel Crowther, partner in the private client advisory practice, at KPMG in the UK, comments on today’s Autumn Statement
Modified date: 03/10/2014
Press release
 

Bullish attitude returns to the property market

The global real estate market will see a resurgence of deal activity over the next 12 months, according to 2014 KPMG Real Estate Invest Survey
Modified date: 03/10/2014
Press release
 

Mum and Dad fund first time buyers

Unlock cash from pensions could boost the housing market and see more parents help their children up on to the first rung of the property ladder
Modified date: 03/10/2014
Press release
 

UK Real Estate Update - Autumn 2013

UK Real Estate Update provides an overview of developments across various real estate markets
Modified date: 02/10/2014
Business and industry issue
 

UK Real Estate Quarterly Survey: Q2 Results - Building Momentum

UK Real Estate Quarterly Survey aims to take the pulse of the UK real estate industry and provide an indicator of confidence and challenges
Modified date: 02/10/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Real Estate newsletter

KPMG’s Real Estate newsletter provides a summary of the accounting which participants in the real estate sector need to be aware of
Modified date: 02/10/2014
Business and industry issue
 

Budget 2014: Overseas UK property owners caught in tax net

Further rules were introduced in the Budget which will impact UK properties owned by overseas entities
Modified date: 02/10/2014
Press release
 

Budget 2014: Creating conditions to double your money

OBR forecasts show house price inflation reaching levels not seen since 2007
Modified date: 02/10/2014
Press release
 

Rising housing market and falling unemployment encourages consumers’ to spend

David McCorquodale, UK Head of Retail at KPMG, comments on the latest Retail Sales figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Modified date: 01/10/2014
Press release
 

Fix housing shortage or see prices quadruple in twenty years

Without a radical programme of house building average house prices in England could double in just ten years to £446,000, research released today
Modified date: 01/10/2014
Press release
 

Availability of permanent candidates falls at sharpest rate since 1997

Permanent placements and temporary billings continue to rise strongly despite sharply falling candidate availability
Modified date: 01/10/2014
Press release
 

Budget 2014: Stamp duty changes are too indiscriminate in nature

Today’s changes mean the rate of tax for dwellings worth between £500,001 and £1 million will rise by almost 400% where a company is the purchaser
Modified date: 01/09/2014
Press release
 

KPMG selects 30 North Colonnade for new London office

KPMG has selected 30 North Colonnade in Canary Wharf for the replacement of the firm’s Salisbury Square office which has a lease expiry in 2015
Modified date: 26/08/2014
Press release
 

Hope for the High Street

It is no secret that the traditional British high street is in decline.
Modified date: 08/10/2013
Business and industry issue