Estate agents are divided about whether higher taxes will hit house prices, with experts disagreeing about the impact of increased Stamp Duty and the proposed mansion tax. New research suggests the global wealthy are not much bothered by Stamp Duty at 5pc on properties priced...

Today Barton Wyatt in Virginia Water become one of the first Estate Agents to start using QR codes. These square 'bar-code' type pictures will at first be used on for sale boards before moving into adverts and other suitable areas. Partner James Wyatt comments "I...