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October saw a further dip in property valuations in the UK

Published on 21/11/2014 By Tomas

  Published by Property Wire on Monday, 17 November 2014   The UK housing market has now cooled following a pick-up in valuations activity in September with October seeing the total number of valuations fall by 20%, new data shows. However, on an annual basis, housing market activity decreased by 10%, an improvement from a […]

Home ownership at lowest level in 20 years

Published on 11/01/2011 By Tomas

Published by Guardian, The Observer on Sunday, 9 January 2011 by Graham Norwood   Home-ownership is down to 68% as more people turn to renting – leading to shortage of rental properties and soaring prices Constant headlines on the ups and downs of house prices are masking two trends set to dominate 2011: a long-term […]

Housing market confidence warning

Published on 10/01/2011 By Tomas

Published by The Press Association on Monday, 10 January 2011   Confidence in the housing market has fallen to its lowest level for two years as people worry about Government spending cuts and the ongoing problems in the mortgage market, a survey suggested. Only 54% of homeowners think house prices will increase in the coming […]

Property prices set for further falls in 2011

Published on 03/01/2011 By Tomas

Published by The Independent on Saturday, 1 January 2011 By Sean O’Grady, Economics Editor   Prediction or will we do better than that? I really am looking for good news this year Report shows end-of-year rebound for house values, but still £21,000 below peak House prices ended 2010 broadly flat – with widening regional disparities […]

British buyers snap up US repossessions

Published on 15/12/2010 By Tomas

Published by The Independent on Sunday 12 December 2010 by Chiara Cavaglieri   The collapse of large sections of the American housing market has given property hunters in the UK a lucrative investment opportunity. The world of property can be harsh in the extreme, with one person’s misery being another one’s profit. Nowhere is this […]