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Europe’s Frothiest Housing Market Is Making Politicians Edgy

  • Swedish political consensus favors removing tax incentive
  • Concerns linger at debt ‘volcano’ lurking beneath surface
Housing And Construction as 'Red Hot' Home Prices Cool
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A rally in Swedish home prices that made its housing market one of the world’s frothiest is reigniting political calls to remove a controversial tax perk seen as part of the problem.