THE BIGGEST POTENTIAL SAVINGS IN LONDON Area Borough Average asking price Potential stamp duty saving Orpington Bromley £497,852 £14,893 Burnt Oak Barnet £497,839 £14,892 Chingford Waltham Forest £493,462 £14,673 Sydenham Lewisham £492,960 £14,648 Walthamstow Waltham Forest £492,755 £14,638 Wembley Brent £482,929 £14,146 Harrow Harrow £482,691 £14,135 Biggin Hill Bromley £478,702 £13,935 Blackfen Bexley £470,013 £13,501 Greenford Ealing £465,798 £13,290 Deptford Lewisham £465,670 £13,283 Forest Gate Newham £464,455 £13,223 Norwood Croydon £462,172 £13,109 Hounslow Hounslow £460,371 £13,019 Hornchurch Havering £459,108 £12,955 Sutton Sutton £457,251 £12,863 Tottenham Haringey £457,091 £12,855 Kingsbury Barnet £456,129 £12,806 Heston Hounslow £452,837 £12,642 … [Read more...] about Could you save £15,000 on buying a home? The towns where homebuyers would benefit the most from a stamp duty cut revealed
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