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Property Prices Fall As Mortgage Lending Rises


Tuesday, December 18, 2012

UK Property Prices Still Falling But Its Not All Bad… UK property prices fell faster than expected in November2012, attracting many new buyers according to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). In its latest analysis of the UK residential property market, RICS found that: 9% more of RICS surveyors reported property price falls rather than rises, [...]


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The Current Rental Market


Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The UK’s rental market has seen strong growth over the last year with rents stabilising in the third quarter to an average rent of £970 per calendar month after an initial fall in price in August. The market has seen a 2 percent increase in rents from September 2011, just 0.6 percent below the rate [...]


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Landlords Could Face Property Portfolio Rethink


Monday, March 19, 2012

With some property pundits predicting that the UK property sales market is not expected to do very much this year, due to lack of interest, the results of an industry watchdog survey makes light of the reasons behind the property sales stagnation. The latest research from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) has suggested [...]


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CML Calls For More Buy To Let Investment


Wednesday, March 7, 2012

The Council of Mortgage Lenders, (CML), think the coalition Government’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne should be doing more to encourage institutional investors to take a stake in Buy To Let property in the upcoming Budget. The Council of Mortgage Lenders are the trade body for all the UK’s major bank and building society [...]


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Is It Worth Having Landlord Insurance?


Thursday, January 5, 2012

With some landlords feeling the financial pinch, a small minority of ill advised or inexperienced landlords are attempting to reduce costs by cutting vital corners such as on repairs or worse, on their insurance policies. As the owner and landlord of a buy to let property, adequate insurance is required to protect the fabric of [...]


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