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Surge in UK Property Demand


Thursday, August 6, 2015

UK Property Demand Reaches 11 Year High The number of people wanting to purchase properties in the UK has hit its highest level for over a decade thanks to record low mortgage deals, low interest rates, decent rental yields and pension reforms opening up investment opportunities for the British public According to data published by [...]


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Landlords Can Help Tenant Households Save Money


Thursday, April 30, 2015

 UK Households Predicted To Be £10k In Debt By 2016 Apart from the additional help for first-time buyers and the extension of the Help To Buy scheme until 2020 (for new build properties), announced in the Spring 2015 budget by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, there is still very little on offer to [...]


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Buy To Let Mortgages Lenders Issue Statement Of Practice


Friday, April 10, 2015

Buy To Let Mortgages Lenders Publish Statement Of Practice Ahead Of Financial Conduct Authority Regulation Buy to let mortgage companies who belong to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), have issued a new statement of practice aimed at making their mortgage products more transparent for consumers as well as emphasising the responsibilities of being a [...]


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UK Property Investment Increased By 8% In 2014


Thursday, February 12, 2015

Number Of UK Property Investors Up 8% In A Year Interest in UK property investment continues to increase following the Government changes to the way pensions are controlled, allowing potential property investors to use buy to let mortgage products to release funds for property purchases early, as bricks and mortar still offer a far greater [...]


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Demand For UK Property Continues To Increase


Thursday, February 13, 2014

Demand For UK Property Continues To Increase The whole of the UK property market has seen a strong start to the year and property buying activity looks set to remain high in the coming months following a buoyant 2013, which saw greater numbers of motivated and active buyers entering the property market. Estate agents up [...]


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Residential Property Prices Up


Wednesday, February 13, 2013

According to one of the UK’s leading mortgage lenders, residential property prices in the UK rose by more than economists had expected in January putting a halt to the annual decline. Nationwide say that residential property prices in the UK actually increased by 0.5% in January 2013, a further sign that the two years of [...]


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Residential Property Market Expected To Remain Flat In 2013


Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Property experts and economists have predicted that the 2013 residential property forecast for the UK is going to remain much the same as last year. This is good news for all property investors, who are able to get finance, but not welcome news for struggling first time buyers as the UK residential property market remains [...]


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Buy To Let Landlords Squeezing Out First Time Buyers


Tuesday, May 22, 2012

There are fresh fears that First-Time Buyers (FTBs) and next time buyers are being forced out of the UK residential property market by Buy-To-Let landlords. The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) said that 32,300 Buy-To-Let mortgage loans were made over the first quarter of 2012, a 32% increase on the first three months of 2011. [...]


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North-South Mortgage Divide


Monday, April 23, 2012

Negative equity is not a situation that many professional landlords with Rent Guarantee insurance and good rental yields has to worry about, but for many new or “reluctant” landlords forced to rent out their former homes in order to keep the mortgage paid, it can be a real problem. UK Buy To Let landlords and [...]


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The UK Property Market – Some Good News!


Monday, February 27, 2012

Figures from a variety of trusted and respected sources offered a tentative boost for the UK property market as mortgage approvals, first time buyer numbers and residential property sales all increased during January. Data gathered from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), British Bankers’ Association (BBA), National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) and HM Revenue [...]


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