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‘Mansion Milliband’ tops political property stakes

According to the latest research by property website Zoopla, Labour leader Ed Miliband is the only main UK political party leader who owns and lives in a ‘mansion’, according to his party’s definition, based on the proposed Mansion Tax for properties valued at over £2m. Miliband’s North London...
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Legal aid changes will deny most vulnerable

Proposed changes to Legal Aid will deny justice to some of the most vulnerable people in society. Proposals put forward by the Law Society of Scotland to remove some aspects of housing law from Legal Aid cover have prompted grave concerns.
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“OnTheMarket – Is it worth the move?”

Today, Monday 26th January 2015 sees the launch of controversial new property portal OnTheMarket.com Founded by; Savills, Knight Frank, Strutt & Parker, Chestertons, Douglas & Gordon and Glentree Estates this new entrant is their attempt to break the duopoly currently held over estate agents by Zoopla & Rightmove.
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Weakened demand slows house price growth

House prices in the last three months of 2014 (October-December) were 0.3% higher than in the previous three months (July-September 2014) according to Halifax as weakening demand slowed growth. This quarterly rate of increase declined for the fifth consecutive month and was the lowest since November 2012 (-0.3%).
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ONS: UK house prices hit record high

UK house prices increased by 10.2% in the year to June 2014, down from 10.4% in the year to May 2014 according to the latest ONS data. House price annual inflation was 10.7% in England, 3.5% in Wales, 6.0% in Scotland and 4.9% in Northern Ireland.
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Chocks away for home buyers this autumn

The number of new homes coming to the market increased 7.3% annually across the UK according to a recent report from estate agent haart. The Volume of new buyers coming to market dips 2.8% annually with 9.5 buyers chasing every property for sale across the UK, down from...
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Small property sales soar in hottest July for 7 years

July has reported a 50% rise in sales of smaller properties in Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife contributing towards the highest overall sales for the month since 2007. According to latest figures released today by ESPC the number of one bedroom homes sold rocketed between May and July...
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