Home prices in London's most expensive areas like Knightsbridge have risen 49 per cent since a March 2009 low point. Photo: Bloomberg

Sales of luxury British homes surge despite tax increase

Increase in stamp duty on prime real estate has little effect, with overseas buyers in search of a safe haven flocking to London

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Home prices in London's most expensive areas like Knightsbridge have risen 49 per cent since a March 2009 low point. Photo: Bloomberg
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