Author Archives: Jessica Odell

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About Jessica Odell

Online Marketing Executive for Countrywide Plc ~ I have been working in the digital marketing industry since graduating from university in May 2012.

Housebuilding must improve or government risks ‘lost generation’ of homeowners

The government must act now and address Britain’s housing shortages or else they risk creating a ‘lost generation’ of people who are unable to acquire ownership of a home, according to one of the country’s leading housing charities.

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UK living standards will be worse in 5 years than they were in 2008, says Resolution Foundation

The total level of disposable income that the average British household possess will be 3.5% less in 2019 than it was at the start of the financial crisis back in 2008, according to one of Britain’s top think tanks.

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First time buyer market hottest it’s been in 50 years, says Council of Mortgage Lenders

First time buyers comprised the largest percentage of mortgage recipients during 2013, the highest level of acquisition since 2000, according to the UK’s largest lenders.

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New Builds in Cambridge

Have you considered buying a brand new house around Cambridgeshire? Cambridge has loads to offer from museums, majestic college buildings, to the wide variety of country pubs and restaurants available for all those evenings out.

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Fancy spending your winters in Winchcombe?

Winchcombe is a small, unspoilt Cotswold town in the local authority district of Tewkesbury, in Gloucestershire, England.

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Prime Minister plays down danger of housing bubble

Prime Minister David Cameron has moved to allay fears that the government’s flagship Help to Buy Scheme is risking a potential ‘housing bubble’ in the market, branding the scheme as a ‘complete success’. Mr Cameron praised the impact the scheme … Continue reading

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Payday loans funding housing costs

Over a hundred thousand people across the UK have utilised a payday loan to pay for their monthly housing costs, a study by the Charity Shelter has indicated. Shelter conducted a study last year that gauged the impact of housing … Continue reading

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Mortgages set for tighter checks in 2014

2013 was an undeniably hot year for the British property market, with house prices and purchases rising to their highest levels in almost half a decade during the calendar year. With the Bank of England set to refocus financing from … Continue reading

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