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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 … Continue reading

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UK inflation falls to lowest level for 5 years

  Inflation has fallen to its lowest level in 5 years, with the declining cost of fuel and a supermarket price battle thought to be the principal causes.

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UK homes less expensive now than at the housing market’s peak…

  Britain’s homes are generally less pricey now than they were at the housing market’s peak in 2007, with London being the exception as affordability within the capital seems to be fast becoming a mythical notion, according to new findings … Continue reading

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How much do we still rely on the bank of Mum and Dad?

A recent survey of 1000 people who are actively looking to buy property, has highlighted that the ‘bank of Mum and Dad’ is more vital than ever as a foot onto the property ladder.

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Average speed of UK cable broadband outstrips fibre broadband

  The latest Ofcom report makes grim reading for fibre broadband users across the UK, as the watchdog declares cable broadband now provides a speedier service than fibre.

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Average UK house growth expected to slow

The average price of UK property rose marginally by 0.6% in September on the previous month to £187,188, nonetheless this represents a peak in annual house price growth with properties’ values expected to increase at a more temperate rate henceforth, … Continue reading

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Tories propose 20% discount on fresh supply of 100,000 houses if re-elected…

  Young families and callow individuals seeking to climb onto the property ladder, can seemingly take heart from David Cameron’s most recent pledge to erect 100,000 new homes whilst also slashing 20% of their sale price.

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