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The government's flagship policy to help would-be home buyers is having the least impact in London and the South East across the whole country, according to a committee of MPs.
The Public Accounts Committee found that the 'Help to Buy' scheme has gained less traction in London and the surrounding region than the rest of the country, despite those areas having the greatest housing need.
It claimed that the policy has yet to prove that it will provide value for money in the long term, although it did note that the scheme had helped 13,000 home-buyers within nine months after launching last year.
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The cost of moving to the capital now costs twice as much as anywhere else in the country, according to a new report on the cost of moving house.
Higher house prices in London and the South East means homeowners pay on average more than £10,000 in stamp duty costs and £6,500 in estate agents fees.
Londoners are becoming increasingly pessimistic about getting on the property ladder, with 50% saying Britain is becoming more like other places in Europe where renting is 'the norm'.
A new report by Halifax also found that 83% of potential homeowners in the capital are unwilling to sacrifice the quality of accommodation they currently live in order to save up for a deposit.
The report also found that one in five young people aged 23 to 27 still have no desire to own their own home, despite the introduction of the Government's Help to Buy scheme. The scheme has previously struggled with uptake in the capital, where the average house price is now £458,000.
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London prices have risen by 10.9%, according to latest Land Registry figures, the fastest rate since July 2010.
The average price of a home in the capital now stands at £409, 881.