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Clouds gather over London property market

Clouds gather over London property market

A host of dire pronouncements both at home and abroad could spell trouble for real estate in the capital, says John Underwood

A cadre of hedge funds have shorted London-centric housebuilder Berkeley, betting that tax hikes and declining foreign interest will soon threaten the historically robust sector. Elsewhere, a new high-end equity release service is aimed at HNWs who are no longer content to watch their property appreciate. Both investors and industry insiders seem to be betraying a lack of faith in London’s property market.

Is London's property market in real trouble?



 

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