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Buy-to-let lending grew in June

The research showed overall mortgage sales were down by £200m in June and down 1.2% on the previous month. Residential sales contracted by 2.0% (£280m) to £13.9bn. Overall, mortgage sales

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Fees for buy-to-let reach new low

The index published by Mortgages for Business showed the average flat fee among buy-to-let mortgage products fell by more than 5%, down to £1,370 from £1,446 in Q1. Steve Olejnik,

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ONS May HPI – “Vendors operating in the real world”

House price growth in the UK has slowed from a 5.3% year on year pace in April to 4.7% for May. Where the average price of a home in the

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Deceleration in house price inflation likely

The survey reveals that the headline price balance eased from 17% to 7% in June. The price balance is now more subdued in the South East, whilst in East Anglia

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HELP TO BUY THRESHOLD DISTORTING THE LONDON PROPERTY MARKET FOR FIRST TIME BUYERS AND STORING UP TROUBLE FOR THE FUTURE

It has been revealed after research that the property market is becoming clogged with high numbers of new builds selling just below £600,000. What the Government thought it had ended

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Landlords choosing cheaper properties

An analysis of mortgages arranged via the lender in Q2 found that all types of buy-to-let properties purchased during the quarter had lower values than usual. Those lower-value properties are

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Landlords call on Government to reverse tax changes

The tax changes, announced in the 2015 Summer Budget by then Chancellor George Osborne, are being phased in over three years from April 2017 and mean higher-rate taxpayers can no

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Limited company buy-to-lets now surpassing individual

More than half (51%) of buy-to-let lending by volume was to limited companies in the second quarter of 2017. What is more, nearly three quarters (73%) of buy-to-let purchases were

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Student housing revolution means parents no longer need to worry about where their kids will live at university 

Contemporary accommodation gives students space to study, socialise and develop, with residents’ safety and security being at highest priority by modern developers like Collegiate AC. Supporting students becoming independent at

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UK goes 10 years without a rate rise

On that date in 2007 the Monetary Policy Committee voted to increase rates to 5.75% just as the wheels were about to come off the global economy. A decade on