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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 TEN LANDLORDS WILLING TO HOUSE UNIVERSAL CREDIT TENANTS

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