A survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors showed that British house prices rose at the fastest rate in 11 years in September and sales hit a four-year high. Photo: Reuters

Britain launches Help to Buy mortgage scheme

UK lenders hesitant despite the lure of capital relief while critics say scheme is election gamble

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A survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors showed that British house prices rose at the fastest rate in 11 years in September and sales hit a four-year high. Photo: Reuters
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