Monthly Archives: October 2012

Make sure you stay safe online

Get Safe Online week has been taking place between 22 and 26 October, with a roadshow taking in five major British cities – Cardiff, London, Leeds, Edinburgh and Belfast – and with experts including Experian giving tips about how best … Continue reading

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Consumer borrowing up in September

Despite the fact that the UK’s economy has pulled out of a double-dip recession, research has indicated that British consumers are still increasingly relying on borrowing to make ends meet.

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Quarter of Brits fear property repossession

New research from consumer watchdog which shows that half of the country is worried about mortgage rates and a quarter (26%) are concerned about facing repossession.

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FSA publishes Mortgage Market Review

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has published its Mortgage Market Review (MMR), indicating that tight lending conditions may finally ease up for first-time buyers and so-called ‘mortgage prisoners’.

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National inquiry calls for UK housing revolution

300,000 desperately needed extra homes could be built in the UK every year without an extra penny of Government spending or debt if the dysfunctional way we build homes is radically overhauled according to the findings of a radical new … Continue reading

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Posted by: WarrenWilson Categories: Buying, House Prices, Industry News, Latest News, Property Market, Property News, Selling Tags: , , , 4 Comments

Go home to Gothic

With Halloween celebrations taking place this week across the UK, it is a fitting time to take a look at properties with a gothic twist.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Architecture and Design, Buying, Buying Property, For Sale, Letting, Tenants Advice, To Rent Tags: , , , , , , 1 Comment

Rise in consumer spending

The UK’s faltering economy is set to be buoyed by a rise in consumer spending, with purchasing power expected to return Britain’s GDP to growth in the second half of the year.

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Property asking prices reach eight-month high

An average increase of more than £8,000 in property asking prices this month has revealed ‘evidence of some life in the market’, according to figures from Rightmove.

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