Comments on: UK would gain from homeowner tax switch http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2013/03/08/uk-would-gain-from-homeowner-tax-switch/ Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:26:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: mjturner http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2013/03/08/uk-would-gain-from-homeowner-tax-switch/comment-page-1/#comment-11559 Sat, 09 Mar 2013 13:11:37 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/?p=17662#comment-11559 Isn’t there a problem in that people always have a demand for housing services, and so an inflationary gain in house prices is offset by an equivalent gain in the cost of future housing services? ie if you live in a 100,000 house, and it rises to 200,000, and you want to move to the identical next door house, you will be 50k down, but not better off?

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