Passers-by view a flower display on the balcony of a residential block of flats in Notting Hill in central London October 8, 2013. Britain kicked off a flagship scheme on Tuesday to help people get on... more 
Passers-by view a flower display on the balcony of a residential block of flats in Notting Hill in central London October 8, 2013. Britain kicked off a flagship scheme on Tuesday to help people get on the property ladder, defying critics who believe the state-backed mortgage guarantees could fuel another housing bubble as the country's economy picks up speed. Hours before the government launched "Help to Buy," a survey suggested British house prices were rising at their fastest pace in 11 years. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY REAL ESTATE) less 
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Tue, Oct 8, 2013 9:54 AM EDT