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Short-term jitters in London real estate after tax changes

S'pore investors may incur greater compliance costs but slow, cautious market poses buying opportunity

The market is experiencing disruption and uncertainty, but this is likely just a transition with a very small impact on buying, as the attractiveness of London real estate remains, analysts say.


THE changes in London's property taxes - both the recent stamp duty reforms and a new capital gains tax for foreigners - may give investors from Singapore pause for thought before buying in the property safe haven.

But some believe that growing jitters leading up to the...