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House price and rental growth predictions to 2022

In London, prices are forecast to fall by 0.5% in 2018, but cumulative price growth over the next five years is positive at 13.1%. Knight Frank’s outlook review report said:


Manchester-Beijing route drives inward property investment right on time for Christmas

Hainan Airlines’ new direct flights to China generated hundreds of millions for northern England’s economy (Steer Davies Gleave) Chinese investment in Manchester property rose by 54% (Steer Davies Gleave) 22,000

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The Best Countries For Retirement

Spain, Portugal and Malta are usually among the top countries for retirement according to various reports and rankings. Although Greece is rarely included in such lists, it has a number

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Rent in East of England see steepest rise

The average rent in the East of England – which includes cities such as Cambridge and Norwich – has risen by 6% to £887 per month in the past year.

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All hail Halifax – A materially different property market

250,000 visitors descend on Halifax in response to Piece Hall opening in August 2017 Average Halifax property value is £70k below national average (Zoopla) New Martins Mill provides investors with

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Rents rise in October but rate slows

The average rent agreed on a new tenancy signed in October was £909 according to the October HomeLet Rental Index, compared to £901 in the same month of last year.

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Most landlords undeterred by Brexit uncertainty

Only one in ten landlords would postpone expanding their property portfolios because of Brexit, whilst 3% of landlords said they would increase their investment in the buy-to-let market. However, other

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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