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Money Box Live: Downsizing

Financial phone-in. An exemption from stamp duty or help with moving costs - would these encourage people to downsize?

The government's much anticipated white paper on housing policy is expected next week. Amongst the various policies designed to fix the housing crisis, it's thought there will be a number of incentives to encourage older people to downsize including exemptions from stamp duty and help with moving costs. But is this the right approach to take? Email your comments and questions about downsizing to From 1pm to 3.30pm on Wednesday 25 January you can call 03700 100 444, standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles will apply.

Panel includes:
Prof Debora Price
Angus Hanton

Presenter: Louise Cooper
Producer: Alex Lewis
Editor: Andrew Smith.

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