High stamp duty is choking the housing market. Yet a simple solution exists. If the seller pays the stamp duty, instead of the buyer, it will stimulate transactions and increase affordability for younger generations.
Six elegant, architect-designed houseboats are bringing a new style of living to this part of the Grand Union Canal in Maida Vale, London. Residents of these floating apartments also have access to the gym, pool and spa at the nearby Harbour Leisure Club.