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House prices rise unexpectedly

Published on 06/03/2011 By Tomas

Published by Reuters on Tuesday, 1 Mar 2011 by Peter Griffiths   House prices rose unexpectedly in February after a small fall at the start of the year, a survey showed on Tuesday, a sign that uncertainty in the property market is set to continue. Prices climbed by a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent month-on-month, defying […]

The abolition of stamp duty won’t stabilise the property market

Published on 11/02/2011 By Tomas

Published by City Wire on Friday, 11 February 2011 by Sarah Miloudi   Proposals to scrap stamp duty tax in the UK should bring property into line with other classes of asset – in theory. But the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) proposition to ditch the tax is unlikely to gain significant traction. […]

Halifax Supports First Time Buyers

Published on 08/01/2011 By Tomas

Published by Mortgage Rates on Thursday, 6 January 2011 by Mark Johnston   The UK’s biggest mortgage lender, the Halifax has launched a new two year fixed rate mortgage. The loan has a 5.79% rate for first time buyers looking to get onto the UK property market. The Halifax has designed the mortgage especially for […]

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 […]

UK Property – The Year Ahead

Published on 15/12/2010 By Tomas

Published by Market Press Release on Sunday 12 December 2010   TheAdvisory stares into the crystal ball (or maybe the crystal whiskey glass) to forecast what will transpire in the property world in 2011. The trend towards tightening mortgage conditions will continue for the first half of the year, with lenders remaining reluctant to extend […]

UK property market likely to be fairly stable in 2011

Published on 05/12/2010 By Tomas

Published by Property Wire on Thursday, 02 December 2010   Next year is likely to be more of the same for the UK real estate private lettings market with tenant demand remaining high, it is claimed. The autumn has seen demand from tenants increase by 32% compared to the same period last year with rental […]

Mixed outlook for main UK real estate sectors

Published on 28/11/2010 By Tomas

Published by Property Wire on Friday, 26 November 2010   UK real estate sectors face a mixed outlook going into the New Year as overall the pace of economic recovery slows down in 2011, according to property consultants. Few office schemes are expected to get off the ground in 2011 although investors are actively seeking […]

Quality matters as the UK property market slows

Published on 17/11/2010 By Tomas

Published by Property Wire on Tuesday, 16 November 2010   As the UK residential real estate market begins to slow down the value gap between the best properties on the market and the rest is widening, according to a new analysis. Best in class properties have fallen an average of just 1.4% over the past […]

Report Warns of a House Price Crash

Published on 22/09/2010 By Tomas

Published on Mortgage Rates By Mark Johnston, Saturday, 18th September 2010   The Bank of England has released figures that show a large drop in mortgage lending. The figures reveal that net lending has plummeted from %18 million in June to just £86 million in July. Net lending is the totally UK mortgage market with […]

Investors flocking back to UK’s commercial property market

Published on 08/09/2010 By Tomas

Published on Business Sale By Rob Moor, Monday 6th September 2010   The commercial property market in the UK is witnessing huge growth in investor confidence following a year of positive returns. Alongside rising rental returns and increased investor confidence, the Independent Property Databank recently revealed a 16.9 per cent rise in the UK quarterly […]