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A Home Is Not Capital

Published on 07/09/2012 By Tomas

You often hear people talking the “capital” tied up in their home. But it’s wrong to think like that. A home isn’t capital in the economists’ sense of the word. Economists refer to the purchase of goods that are used in the production of other goods or services as an investment in capital. Capital isn’t […]

Choosing Between Furnished And Unfurnished Rental Properties

Published on 03/09/2012 By Tomas

When you are looking for a flat or house to rent, you’ll notice that you have to make one choice before starting to look in earnest – whether to rent somewhere that comes furnished or unfurnished. Renting a furnished place makes a lot of sense as it means that you don’t have to worry about […]

The Green, Green Luxury of Home

Published on 07/01/2011 By Tomas

Published by The Wall Street Journal on Friday, 7 January 2011 By TARA LOADER WILKINSON   Even in a world where green has become the new black and words like “sustainable” grace everything from food packages to corporate mottos, the notion of building an eco-friendly luxury home can seem like an oxymoron. “You think of […]

Confidence faltering in UK property market

Published on 14/10/2010 By Tomas

Published by Property Showrooms 07 October 2010   Investor confidence in the UK property market has fallen dramatically, with more individuals convinced that prices are set to fall. According to research from property portal Zoopla, the number of homeowners who believe that home values are set to rise has fallen from 78 per cent ten […]

UK home repossessions and resultant shortfall debt

Published on 21/09/2010 By Tomas

Published on Hellium By Katerina Nikolas   Home repossessions are still at high levels in the UK. Those who fall into arrears on their mortgage by missing a payment need to be in contact with the lender and try to sort out a solution to the problem. Those who simply ignore the collections calls and […]

U.K. House Prices Decline

Published on 10/08/2010 By Tomas

By ILONA BILLINGTON   LONDON—U.K. house prices fell in July for the first time in a year as the number of new properties for sale outpaced demand from more cautious buyers and further price declines look likely over the coming three months, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors said Tuesday. A separate survey of retail […]

CEBR predicts UK property prices will rise by 4% this year

Published on 04/08/2010 By Tomas

What a mess 🙂   This completely contradicts what Capital Economics said recently in the same source.     Published by: Financial Advice   The Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) recently released its view on the UK property market which would appear to be in direct conflict with a number of downbeat statements […]

The forecast for UK house prices is very depressing

Published on 29/07/2010 By Tomas

Article published by Financial Advice     While the National Institute of Economic Research has today issued a report regarding the UK property sector, with a forecast that house prices will fall by 8% in real terms by 2015, this is not the worst forecast currently in the marketplace! A report by Capital Economics today […]