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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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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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The north will become landlord hotspot

Data from Legal & General Mortgage Club also suggests that more than two thirds of brokers (69%) predict that landlords will streamline their portfolios, selling properties with lower yields. A

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Interest rate decision no surprise

The decision to keep interest rates on hold came as no surprise to many in the industry. Back in August the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) slashed its forecasts for growth

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Buy-to-let to dip in April

Buy-to-let purchase activity is likely to dip in the next month following a temporary bump in transactions ahead of last Friday’s stamp duty hike for investors and those buying a

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House prices continued to rise in March

UK annual house prices grew by 5.7% in March bringing average prices up 0.8% over the month to £200,251, Nationwide’s index shows. Robert Gardner, Nationwide’s chief economist, said: “This is