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Comment of the week

"I think that what is now being used as the “Brexit” excuse for the quietening of the market is really caused by the Stamp Duty increase deadline. We did 50% of the year’s business in the first 25% of the year and now we are seeing the other 50% of the year’s business stretched over the other 75% of this year."

Mark Walker comments on official figures showing the scale of the slump in transactions between March and April