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Equity release from UK homes going on improvements, study finds

Friday, 21 November 2014
The main reason home owners in the UK are choosing to unlock money from their property is to fund home improvements, new research suggests.
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House price recovery spreads out in UK, but growth is slowing, says Hometrack index

Friday, 21 November 2014
The top 20 cities in the UK are all registering annual house price growth of 5% or more for the first time in a decade, according to a new index.
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House price recovery spreads out in UK, but growth is slowing, says Hometrack index

Friday, 21 November 2014
The top 20 cities in the UK are all registering annual house price growth of 5% or more for the first time in a decade, according to a new index.
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Residential rents in England and Wales reach new record

Friday, 21 November 2014
Rents across England and Wales have reached a new record of £770 per month, up 1.5% over the last 12 months, according to the latest buy to let index.
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UK mortgage lending hits highest October level since 2008

Friday, 21 November 2014
Gross mortgage lending in the UK reached £19 billion in October, some 5% higher than September and 8% higher than October last year, according to figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
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UK buyers better off than renters after five years, new study has found

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Buyers in the UK are better off than renters within five years on average as a result of equity outstripping the value of savings, new research has found.
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Homes sales up again in Spain in September, most recent data shows

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Home sales in Spain increased again on an annual basis in September after dipping in August, according to the latest figures from the National Institute of Statistics
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Landlords more ethical than many might think, new poll finds

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Like estate agents, landlords often get a bad press but new research has found that they are more ethical that they are given credit for.
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One bedroom apartments in London see prices rising more than bigger flats

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Property sales prices increased by an average of 4% across some key areas in London this year but there has been a slowdown overall, new research shows.
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Concerns over watering down of affordable housing commitments

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Property experts are warning of an affordable housing time bomb in the UK which needs addressing to ensure enough homes are not only built but in the pipeline to cover future demand.
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UK buyers better off than renters after five years, new study has found

Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Buyers in the UK are better off than renters within five years on average as a result of equity outstripping the value of savings, new research has found.
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Annual sales up 15% in Scotland but prices down 0.4%, latest index shows

Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Annual home sales in Scotland jumped 15% in September but prices slipped by 0.4%, slowing the annual change to 5.1%, according to the latest index.
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Rents rise in every county in Ireland, latest quarterly rental report shows

Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Rents are now more expensive than they were at the same stage last year in every county in Ireland, according to the latest quarterly rental Report by Daft.
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UK second steppers want a four bed detached home, new research has found

Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Detached houses are now the property of choice for home owners moving up from their first property, new research shows.
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UK property prices up over 12% year on year, latest data shows

Tuesday, 18 November 2014
UK house prices increased by 12.1% in the year to September but there is considerable variation with London driving national prices up, the latest data shows.
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Public land could deliver as many as two million new homes in England

Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Up to two million new homes could be delivered on public sector land holdings in England to help with the current housing crisis, according to a new analysis from real estate adviser Savills.
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Research reveals the diversity of overseas buyers in Londonís prime market

Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Over 30 different nationalities are buying prime property in central London with African making up the biggest group at 43.7%, new research shows.
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UK group suggests special help for oldies to downsize and free up family homes

Tuesday, 18 November 2014
A group of politians in the UK have called for older home owners to be given support to help them move home so that more properties can be made available for families.
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October saw a further dip in property valuations in the UK, latest research shows

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.
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England sees 10% rise in new homes, still way short of demand

Monday, 17 November 2014
The number of new homes in England increased by 10% from 2012 to 2103, official figures show but experts are still warning that this is not enough to meet demand.
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UK construction industry gets boost from improved home lending

Monday, 17 November 2014
The UK government’s Help to Buy scheme and a renewed willingness by banks to lend to home owners has boosted the construction industry, it is claimed.
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Global economic outlook and general election impacting on UK property markets

Monday, 17 November 2014
A more challenging domestic and global economic outlook and political uncertainty in the lead up to next year’s general election are having an impact on property price growth in the UK.
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Low interest rates helping to keep repossessions and mortgage arrears down says CML

Friday, 14 November 2014
The UK is seeing a continuing reduction in the number of both repossessions and mortgages in arrears, across all categories, according to the latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders for the third quarter of 2014.
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Property sales in England and Wales surged in October, according to latest index

Friday, 14 November 2014
The property market in England and Wales has shrugged off the general slowdown as sales surged 9% in October, according to the latest LSL/Acadata house price index.
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Drones allowing estate agents to give an extra dimension to property marketing

Friday, 14 November 2014
Estate agents are known for going that extra mile to get a sale and now they are set to embrace the very latest technology to make sure a property looks its very best.
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UK home owners over 55 considering downsizing, research suggests

Friday, 14 November 2014
Some 41% of home owners in the UK over the age of 55 plan to sell their current property and many will downsize, according to new data.
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Interest rates and property tax concerns impacting prime central London market

Thursday, 13 November 2014
Concerns around interest rates and property taxes have impacted on sentiment within the prime central London residential market, it is claimed.
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UK house price growth slows as demand slips for fourth month in row says RICS

Thursday, 13 November 2014
House price momentum in the UK continued to slow and new buyer demand tailed off in October, according to the latest Residential Market Survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
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French commercial real estate investment up 10% in third quarter

Thursday, 13 November 2014
Investment volumes in the French commercial real estate market are set to exceed €15 billion, a 10% increase compared to the same period in 2013, according to the latest industry report.
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UK landlords can expect speedier eviction process for rogue tenants

Thursday, 13 November 2014
A new service launched by the UK Government enables landlords to start the process of evicting tenants using the Section 21 accelerated possession procedure by filling out an online form.
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Official figures show rent increases in Scotland are largely below inflation

Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Between 2010 and 2014 most average rents in Scotland increased below the rate of inflation, with some rents falling, the latest data from the Scottish Government shows.
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