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Raising fees is not the right response in a downturn

I was surprised to see the recent news story on Mortgage Strategy Online that the Land Registry is proposing to hike its fees.

Aren’t we all affected by the downturn in the market? How about abolishing taxes until the situation improves? All we see is rising fees everywhere.

Torild Bastien

Independent Mortgage Adviser

Iver Mortgage Company

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