The talk of a Capital Gains Tax now appears to be being kicked down the road and potentially watered down. This politically sensitive potential change to the Tax System will no doubt be modified in line with poll reactions. Either way for those buying and selling the family home it will have no impact. You can’t help but wonder if the unintended consequence of a CGT is that more money is invested in the family home rather than a rental investment. The double whammy being house prices increase and rents escalate?