Monthly Archives: December 2012

Brits becomming savvy savers

Brits are fast becoming a nation of savvy savers, with new figures revealing that UK consumers are ploughing even more of their hard-earned money into savings accounts.

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What will 2013 hold for the housing market?

The UK housing market has hardly had the most impressive 2012, with property prices continuing to fall across the country and affordability being something dreams are made of. But what will happen in 2013?

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Posted by: WarrenWilson Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Estate Agents, House Prices, Letting, Letting Agents, Property News, Renting, Selling Tags: , , 5 Comments

Gender directive comes into force for Brits

The entire landscape of the UK car insurance market has now changed after the EU gender directive has come into force and women will no longer receive reduced rates from insurers.

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Mortgage lending reaches highest level for year

Gross mortgage lending rose by 0.92% for the month of November, reaching just shy of £13 billion and hitting the highest level for the year, reports have revealed.

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New Year, New Build, New Home

If you thought that owning your own property was out of reach, 2013 could be the year to investigate new build part-ownership.

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Posted by: nicolasevern Categories: Buying, Buying Property, For Sale, House Prices, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , 4 Comments

Households planning to spend less this Christmas

UK consumers’ festive season celebrations are being mired by a continued squeeze on household budgets, with recent figures revealing that 1.6 million households will be reining in their spending this Christmas.

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New ISA rules 2013

Chancellor George Osborne brought good news for ISA savers in the recent Autumn Statement, announcing that the overall amount consumers can plough into their ISAs will increase from a current figure of £11,280 to £11,520 in April 2013.

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First-time buyer activity boosted

Despite first-time buyers still facing a number of stumbling blocks to getting on the property ladder, the latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) revealed a boost in first-time buyer activity in October.

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