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Mortgage slowdown shows cooling of UK property

Published on 13/11/2014 By Tomas

  Published by FastFT on Monday, 10 November 2014   There are further signs of how conditions are cooling in the UK property market. Council of Mortgage Lenders data show lending to home buyers decreased 7 per cent month-on-month in September to 58,600 loans. The value of these loans also fell 8 per cent month-on-month […]

Millions trapped by property slump

Published on 30/05/2011 By Tomas

Published by The Scotsman on Mondayday, 30 May 2011, by Craig Brown   HUNDREDS of thousands of young Scottish homeowners – among millions across the UK – have little hope of climbing the property ladder any time soon, a new report states. The study reveals 53 per cent of homeowners aged 18-34 would like to […]

Property outperforms commodities in confidence survey

Published on 28/05/2011 By Tomas

Published by OPP on Saturday, 28 May 2011   Confidence in property investment has reached eight-month high says the Worldwide Property Group. “With the commodities markets looking decidedly shaky, property is once again increasing in investment popularity,” the Worldwide Property Group told OPP this week. Results from the company’s April UK Confidence Tracker Survey reveal […]

Mortgage market in UK improving but

Published on 26/05/2011 By Tomas

… property deposits too high for many   Published by Property Wire on Monday, 23 May 2011   There are tentative signs that credit availability in the UK property market is improving as mortgage rates decrease and more products with a higher loan to value ratio come to the market, new research reveals. The gap […]

A property market of haves and have nots

Published on 22/04/2011 By Tomas

Published by This Is Money on Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 by Lee Boyce   North vs South, cash rich and equity poor, young and old, loved and unloved postcode, the UK property market has fractured into haves and have-nots New research adds to the evidence that the property market is becoming increasingly polarised. Average deposits […]

Is inflation the real threat to the UK property market?

Published on 21/01/2011 By Tomas

Published by Property Community on Wednesday, 19 January 2011 by Ray Clancy   Over the last few months there has been major concern regarding the flow of funding to the UK mortgage market that has impacted on property prices and the demand for UK property. However, yesterday’s news that the consumer price index has risen […]

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 risk of property double dip increases

Published on 13/10/2010 By Tomas

Published by Belfast Telegraph Thursday, 7 October 2010   The world economy faces a marked slowdown later this year with “persistently high” unemployment and the UK runs the risk of a “double dip” in the property market, the International Monetary Fund has warned. As the fund and the World Bank prepare for their annual meetings […]