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Lateral thinking needed to turn around declining house building figures, says KPMG

Jan Crosby, Head of Housing at KPMG, comments on today’s Government house building figures which show that 33,280 homes were started in the three months to June
Modified date: 20/08/2015
Press release
 

Latest house price figures emphasise the need for housing reform, says KPMG

Jan Crosby, Head of Housing at KPMG comments on ONS house price figures published today
Modified date: 18/08/2015
Press release
 

Starter Homes welcome, but a renewed commitment to affordable homes needed, says KPMG

KPMG’s Head of Housing, Jan Crosby comments on today’s announcement by Greg Clark MP of the £26m Starter Homes fund for house builders
Modified date: 10/08/2015
Press release
 

Lease accounting - A revolution on the balance sheet

The mission to bring leases ‘on balance sheet’ is finally nearing realisation.
Modified date: 30/07/2015
Business and industry issue
 

Planning changes welcome but the tip of the iceberg, says KPMG

Jan Crosby, Head of Housing for KPMG in the UK, comments on today’s ‘Productivity Plan’ announcement and its impact on planning and development
Modified date: 14/07/2015
Press release
 

Summer Budget: Lack of measures to increase supply means housing crisis set to continue

Summer Budget: Jan Crosby, head of housing for KPMG in the UK, comments on the lack of measures in today's budget to increase the supply of homes.
Modified date: 08/07/2015
Press release
 

London’s dominance of the global property market

London remains a leading destination for global real estate investment. But how long can its dominance last?
Modified date: 04/06/2015
Business and industry issue
 

Affordable housing further out of reach, says KPMG

KPMG research shows gap between house prices and wages so wide a London first time buyer needs a wage of £76,971 to, with the average wage just £27,999
Modified date: 04/05/2015
Press release
 

Methodist Homes looks to the future with major refinancing deal, advised by KPMG

Derby-based Methodist Homes (MHA), a charity providing care homes and retirement living for older people and those suffering from dementia, has successfully completed a £70million refinancing exercise.
Modified date: 23/04/2015
Press release
 

Budget 2015: £13bn mortgage sale to spark more deal activity

Budget 2015. Andrew Jenke, Partner, Portfolio Solutions Group at KPMG comments on mortgage sale.
Modified date: 18/03/2015
Press release
 

Confidence and competition sees investors shift strategy

Greater access to capital and increasing confidence in market conditions is driving a surge of activity in the global real estate market, reigniting investor interest in less traditional sectors, according to new research by KPMG
Modified date: 11/03/2015
Press release
 

RE-Invest Survey 2015

KPMG interviewed a cross-section of investors, who together control real estate assets in excess of €580 billion, on their strategies for 2015. The re
Modified date: 10/03/2015
Business and industry issue
 

KPMG at MIPIM 2015

The KPMG Real Estate team will be at Marché International des Professionnels d’Immobilier 2015 (MIPIM) from 10 to 13 March.
Modified date: 26/02/2015
Business and industry issue
 

Bullish RE investors believe London will dominate European markets until 2020

The UK real estate industry remains bullish about the London property market, believing it will dominate European markets for the next five years, according to new research by KPMG
Modified date: 12/01/2015
Press release
 

London real estate prices will increase in 2015 but growth will slow in 2016, says KPMG

London will dominate Europe’s real estate investment market in 2015, but price growth will slow once recovery takes hold in other European markets, says KPMG.
Modified date: 19/12/2014
Press release
 

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
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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
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