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26 per cent fewer young people are homeowners now than in 1991

With house prices having steadily increased since the financial crisis in 2008, properties are more expensive now than any time in living memory. But with salaries increasing at a much slower rate, buying a property has become significantly harder over time, analysis from MoneySuperMarket has found. That’s true...
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Buy to let changes for 2019 – Plenty to ponder

As 2018 draws to an end, there has been much to reflect upon in the buy to let market. There is plenty for landlords to ponder heading into 2019, as Andrew Turner, chief executive at specialist buy to let broker, Commercial Trust, explores an evolving market.
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London buy to let market attracts investment in Q2

The London buy to let market enjoyed positive investor activity in Q2 of 2018, according to new data from specialist buy to let broker firm Commercial Trust Limited. Analysis of buy to let purchase applications across the UK, showed that the capital recorded the greatest share over other...
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A record number of enquiries for houses with swimming pools

Online Estate Agency, House Network, has reported a record number of enquiries for houses with swimming pools. The report follows on from Britain experiencing one of the longest heat waves, questioning whether the country is going to continue to follow these extreme temperatures for the longer term. House...
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London’s connectivity lags behind

Connectivity is more than just broadband speeds and 4G coverage. New research from property consultancy Cluttons has revealed the impact it has on everything from the properties we choose to live in, to the places where we can work and our overall happiness both at home and in...
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Average UK House Price during World Cups

We’re going back to that historical year, the one that sends tingles down the spines of the nation – when England won the world cup, 52 years ago. (Who knows, we may have another win this year) Ever wondered how the housing market has come on since that...
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