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Luxury homes unsold after a year shows glut in south London

High prices, increase in sales tax deter foreign investors; currency turmoil in emerging markets also affects sales

London

INVESTORS betting on making a quick profit on luxury apartments in south London's Nine Elms district, Europe's largest project for prime new homes, are facing long waits for buyers.

Almost 30 per cent of new properties in the district have languished on the market for more