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    Rents Rise £1,000 A Year In Wales And Yorkshire
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    Posted on: January 21, 2015

    Landlords in Wales and Yorkshire will be experiencing a cash windfall with the latest figures from property services company, Move With Us, suggesting that rents have risen by £1,000 a year on average. While landlords will be raking in an extra £1,000 over the course of 12 months, tenants will find themselves significantly worse off. […]

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    Will 2015 Be The Year When The North Catches Up?
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    Posted on: January 19, 2015

    The North of England has been particularly slow to catch up with property price growth in the rest of the UK, but there is hope on the Horizon for 2015 according to The economy is growing, fuel prices have fallen to levels last seen six years ago. The feelgood factor is returning in early […]

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    73,000 Helped To Buy But House Price Growth Takes A Breather
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    Posted on: January 9, 2015

    The government’s Help To Buy scheme is being hailed as a major success, particularly when it comes to helping first time buyers gain a foothold on the property ladder. The government’s Help To Buy Scheme, which is two years old this spring, has now been use by 73,000 homebuyers. Help To Buy is a loan […]

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    Third Of Pensioners Prefer Buy To Let Over Annuities
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    Posted on: January 8, 2015

    The age of the traditional pension hasn’t died out yet, but an increasing number of so-called ‘silver landlords’ are ditching traditional pension incomes in favour of buy to let according to Direct Line Insurance. The perception of buy to let property as a sure bet cash generator is encouraging a third of people between the […]

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    The UK Property Winners And Losers 2014
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    Posted on: December 18, 2014

    As we look ahead to the New Year, 2014 may be remembered as the year when the UK’s stuttering recovery from recession was reined in by the banks, government meddling and a measure of negative sentiment. In 2014 it undoubtedly became easier to get a mortgage as long as that mortgage was taken out quickly […]

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    Majority Of First Time Buyers Aged Over 31
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    Posted on: October 2, 2014

    Housing affordability among young people has reached a critical point with young people aged 18 to 30 now making up just 3% of house sales according to the National Association of Estate Agents NAEA. Britain’s young people face a long wait to get on the housing ladder unless they are able to save up enough […]

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    Flat Prices Soar By Over £50,000 In 10 Years
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    Posted on: September 23, 2014

    According to news released by the Halifax this week, flats have been the top performing property type in the UK for the last 10 years. The bank’s findings however are contradicted by data from the Land Registry. If you want to make money on property own a flat is the conclusion drawn from data released […]

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    ‘Tumbleweeders’ Blamed For Taking Up Space In UK Housing
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    Posted on: September 5, 2014

    First it was house builders not building enough houses, now it’s the so-called ‘tumbleweeders’ – defined as homeowners taking up too much space for their needs – who must take part of the blame for the shortage of property in the UK. At least according to a new survey by Estate Agents, Strutt and Parker. […]