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Political Intervention in the Housing Market (Part 2)

  In the first part of this article, we considered the likely effects of reduced tax relief on mortgage interest and costs for ‘wear and tear’, as well as the contentious new 3% rise in Stamp Duty that landlords will […]

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Political Intervention in the Housing Market (Part 1)

Since the Conservative Government came to power in the 2015 General Election, Chancellor George Osborne has made no secret of his wish to encourage more home-ownership across Britain. Moreover, after the Bank of England warned that the continuing expansion of […]

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House Prices – Past and Future

The following article looks at average UK house prices over 2015, as well as predictions by banks, building societies and other agencies regarding likely price changes over the coming year. ** The property investment market faces an important period of […]

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Regional Variations in the Housing Market

Regional Variations in the Housing Market In a previous post, we looked at different agencies’ house price indices and the opinions of expert commentators regarding average price growth across the UK. However, it’s important to note that national averages mask […]

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