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“Take a hike!” Housing market likely to shrug off interest rate rise

This morning’s big news in financial circles is the Bank of England’s announcement that it is raising interest rates to 0.5% – a move that has been expected for some

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Base rate rise: implications for markets and investors

Markets are now pricing in a 90% chance of a UK interest rate rise tomorrow. High expectations on this front have been disappointed before and, even if they aren’t, a

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Base rate rise: implications for landlords

There hasn’t been a rate rise in a decade so a whole generation of home buyers and landlords have to this point been immune to the consequences. In fact in

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As London falls, prime Paris pulls buyers across the Channel

London property transactions down 17% since 2015 (Hometrack) Brexit and Macron combining to push buyers from London to Paris (FrenchEntrée) France moved ahead of Germany for venture capital investment in

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How is Liverpool drawing in investors from all around the world.

“Liverpool is one of the UK’s most enticing cities from a cultural, architectural and historical perspective. It’s also drawing in investors from around the world thanks to its dynamic business

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Landlords sit tight in prime London

The number of London landlords who re-let their property increased last year despite the recent series of tax changes affecting the buy-to-let sector, Knight Frank data shows. There was a

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Underlying confidence in property market

The number of residential property transactions fell by 1.8% between August and September, according to the latest seasonally-adjusted HMRC figures. However, the figure is 4.6% higher than the same month

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Real house prices are lower than 2007 in 58% of areas

When values are adjusted for inflation prices in Wales, Yorkshire and the Humber, the North East and the North West have all declined by 10% since 2007. Price rises are

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Just two in 10 landlords say they are willing to let to tenants in receipt of housing benefit or universal credit, according to latest research from the National Landlords Association

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Record number of London tenants left the Capital last year

Popular places included Slough in Berkshire, where 46% of renters moved from the Capital. Other areas were Thurrock in Essex as well as Broxbourne and St Albans in Hertfordshire, according