Monthly Archives: October 2014

Interest rates could be retained at historic low for a while yet, says a Bank of England Governor

  Interest rates might be retained at their historic low of 0.5% for far longer than first expected, the Bank of England’s deputy governor has identified, in what will be welcome remarks to those suffering from the inflationary pressures of … Continue reading

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Mastercard unveils pioneering biometric bank card using thumbprint technology as identification

  Mastercard has unveiled its pioneering biometric bank card enabling consumers to carry out transactions in shops across the UK using their thumbprint as identification.

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Property Spotlight: Trick or Treat?

Today when dusk turns to dark, fright night begins and soon the nation’s children, out to spook us in their favourite Halloween costumes, will descend upon our door steps to ask one simple question – Trick or Treat? So we’re … Continue reading

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Bank of England proposals could require a third of new landlords to put down larger deposits

  The Bank of England have recently outlined a new proposal to impose stricter lending criteria for buy-to-let investors. If agreed, these extra powers could see new buy-to-let landlords having to put down a 40% deposit in order to secure … Continue reading

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New research reveals winter rituals of a ‘Hiber-nation’

With three quarters (75%) of Brits spending more time snuggled up at home in the colder months, new research from energy regulator Ofgem reveals Brits’ top winter rituals and shows we are a ‘hiber-nation’. Top of the ‘winter rituals’ list … Continue reading

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Mortgage approvals fall month-on-month; a clear sign the housing market is slowing down

The number of mortgage approvals made by lenders for September fell 10% on the previous year, representing a 14 month low in mortgage lending activity in a clear indication that the housing market is undergoing its greatest slowdown in recent … Continue reading

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Autumn in Alderley Edge

With the sun setting on Summer, its time to take on the dark, chilly mornings and crisp cold evenings. The leaves have turned golden and will soon fall. This week we are looking at properties in the Autumnal village of Alderley … Continue reading

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Are you brave enough to live in the UK’s most haunted village?

  Spooky season is upon us, and in honour of Halloween 2014 we are taking a look at the UK’s most haunted location.

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