Persimmon profits surge

Persimmon has reported a surge in pre-tax profits for the six months to the end of June of £208.9m, compared with £132.9m a year earlier. New home sales rose 28% to 6,408, compared with 5,022 a year earlier. Persimmon said that average selling prices were 4.3% higher at £186,970 compared with £179,199 a year ago.

Source:   The Daily Telegraph   The Times   Financial Times  

House prices which defy gravity mean that there’s a generation of kids who face renting for decades.  Practically every home-owner in the South-East now has to worry about IHT.  Any return of interest rates to anything like normal levels will precipitate another wave of belt-tightening.  But don’t worry – it’s all worth it: house-builders are making good profits.  



Sam Inkersole

In 2022, Sam won the Taxation’s Rising Star award at the Taxation Awards in and was named in the Accountancy Age 35 Under 35.

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