Monthly Archives: February 2013

Overseas buyers consider UK property a safehaven

Wealthy buyers often see properties located in London and other desirable areas of the UK as a safe haven for their money.

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Inflation more expensive than BoE expected

Data released recently by the ONS (Office for National Statistics) showed annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation at 2.7% in January.

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Women are better savers than men

The savings gap between men and women has reached £512, with women overcoming the obstacle of lower average earnings to lead the savings charge.

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Debt problems most prevalent among the under-25s

Research by a debt advice charity has revealed that over 22,000 adults aged under 25 sought its help in 2012, demonstrating the “acutely vulnerable economic position” of young people.

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How your ex can affect your credit rating

A new Experian survey of more than 3,000 Britons reveals that one in seven Britons (14%) have had a romantic relationship which had a negative impact on their financial situation or credit rating.

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Tenants out of pocket. Buying is cheaper than renting.

New research has revealed that buying a house is more affordable than renting in all 12 UK regions, with the difference most salient in London.

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Calling all First Time Buyers

According to the CML (Council of Mortgage Lenders), more first-time buyers got a foot on the property ladder last year than at any time since the financial crisis began.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Finance, For Sale, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , , , Comments Off

Sweetheart Scammers – don’t be defrauded by love

Experian CreditExpert has warned those looking for love online to be careful they do not fall foul of ‘sweetheart scammers’, unscrupulous fraudsters who use dating sites as a means to gain your trust, your personal information and potentially your money.

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