Monthly Archives: May 2013

House prices pick up in May

Property prices in the UK climbed up by 0.4% in May, according to the latest figures, bringing the average cost of a home in England and Wales to £167,912.

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Quintessential Thatched Cottages

Thatched cottages represent an image of rural life which is instantly recognisable wherever you are in the world. For many, owning their own thatched cottage epitomises rural England too.

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One in eight newly-weds in £3,000 debt

One in eight newly-weds are starting their married life saddled with more than £3,000 in debt, as the cost of creating their perfect day climbs to an average of £18,244.

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Consumer spending inches up

The 0.3% upturn in the economy in the first quarter of the year has been matched by a marginal 0.1% increase in consumer spending, according to the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS).

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Rural residents save more than their urban counterparts

Brits living the country life have proved to be savvier savers than their city-dwelling counterparts, setting aside an average of £8,060 more for a rainy day.

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House Prices Hit A Record High

The average price of a house in the UK has shot up by more than £20,000 since the start of 2013, sending the average cost of a home to £249,000.

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National Property Auction – London Park Lane Hotel

Great news for all you home bargain hunters on the 6th June we are holding our National Auction at the Park Lane Hotel in London.

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Spending on debit and credit cards increases

Spending on debit and credit cards increased by 3.6% in April in a year-on-year comparison. The research was conducted by Barclaycard and suggests that consumers may have a renewed confidence in the UK economy.

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