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The Property Finance Roadshow hailed a success

The Property Finance Roadshow, a new event designed specifically for landlords and property professionals, has been hailed a success after its first tour.

House prices gain 5% in August says ONS

The latest data and analysis from ONS has revealed that across the UK during August average house prices rose by 5% - a 0.5% increase from July.

The grim reality of getting on the property ladder today

Homeownership seems to be getter further and further out of reach for the majority of today's prospective first time buyers.

How will leaving the EU affect the UK housing market?

We are edging ever closer to the UK leaving the European Union, with plenty of actions being taken ahead of the March 2019 deadline. What effects will Brexit have on the UK’s housing market once the dust has settled? Bespoke kitchen designers, DM Design, investigate..

Loughborough BS launch Buy for Uni mortgage

As a new year of students begin their time at university, The Loughborough Building Society is looking to help them have a firm foot on the property ladder by the time they graduate with their Buy for Uni mortgage.

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Government to crack down on rogue letting agents

DCLG has launched a consultation to discuss new regulation for rogue letting and managing agents.

UK's haunted house hotspots: would you buy a property with a spooky past?

October 31st is synonymous with ghouls, ghosts and grim goings-on, and the UK has no shortage of haunted houses for those who like a fright or two. However, experts at Choice Finance say buyers should think twice before buying a property with a horrible history.

Ipswich BS relaunch five-year fixed expat BTL deal

From today, Ipswich Building Society is relaunching its five-year fixed rate buy-to-let deal for expats.

Newcastle BS decides not to enter portfolio BTL market

Newcastle Building Society has announced that changes recently announced by the PRA around buy-to-let portfolio lending will not affect its existing policy as it has no plans to enter the portfolio landlord market.

Furness increase buy-to-let offer period to 6 months

Furness Building Society has increased its mortgage offer validity periods from 3 months to 6 months on residential and buy-to-let cases throughout the UK.

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Kelvin Lloyd
Kelvin Lloyd 09 Oct 2017

IT is up, to the Planners. If they will only give permission for bungalows on certain (suitable) sites, they will be built.

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maggie swift
maggie swift 09 Oct 2017

It's just the beginning of the shocking rise.

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maggie swift
maggie swift 09 Oct 2017

I have recently read that the bungalows can provide social housing for elderly residents in London.

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zoe glover
zoe glover 05 Oct 2017

Update! Worst company I have ever dealt with. Undervalued a Cambridge property by over 100k, wont take on any evidence of valuation including a RICS valuation done 3 years ago for the very same value...

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Paul Edwards
Paul Edwards 27 Sep 2017

Its nonsense articles such as this that make it harder to get clients to realise just how difficult the market is out there. When you see Rightmove and there are more 'price reduced' then 'new' most days...

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Tom Allen
Tom Allen 20 Sep 2017

Absolutely agree with you!

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RyanGeo
RyanGeo 18 Sep 2017

A sharp correction would be a less dramatic expression to use. That is already underway in certain sectors in Reading where I practice as Chartered Surveyor

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sean benton
sean benton 01 Sep 2017

Identity theft is a thread for any profession. So,people should stay alarmed. I once take help from a letting agent and came to know that letting agents are taking every precaution to prevent fraudulent...

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Mark N.
Mark N. 30 Aug 2017

We have seen a surge in instructions over August and that should continue into September too.

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Chris
Chris 30 Aug 2017

Unfortunately, all the legislation bears its force on Landlords and ignores, naively, the effect of Rogue Tenants on the ability of landlords to keep houses in repair and offer properties for rent at reasonable...

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Christian Donovan
Christian Donovan 18 Aug 2017

The write-down on house values, combined with the fall in the GBP saddled the fund?s property portfolio with a 1.4% loss in the second quarter. The shocking amount of $240 million.

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Samantha Goodman
Samantha Goodman 11 Aug 2017

Interesting point of view.

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