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Bank of England’s MPC United on Holding Interest Rates

The Bank of England have agreed to keep interest rates at a record low of 0.5%. This came after a retreat by two members of the Bank’s flagship Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), Ian McCafferty and Martin Weale, who had originally … Continue reading

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A must have property accessory?

The man who made billions from Phones 4U, John Caudwell is raising the bar even higher for extravagant property accessories. While other multi billionaires may be satisfied with traditional interior extras like an indoor spa or cinema, Caudwell is most definitely thinking outside the box. … Continue reading

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E.ON paves the way for other ‘big six suppliers’ as it slashes gas prices by 3.5%

E.ON, one of Britain’s ‘big six’ energy suppliers, announced it is reducing its average gas prices by 3.5%, amid falling oil and wholesale gas prices, making it the first top energy supplier to cut its gas prices.

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2014 saw highest level of first time buyers since 2007

Halifax, one of the UK’s biggest lenders, has announced that the amount of first time property buyers rose by 22% in 2014 to 326,500, the highest it’s been since the start of the financial crisis in 2007. This is good … Continue reading

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2015 property market looking good

So it has been quite a year for the UK property market, we have seen house prices soar in London and big changes to the way the mortgage market operates. We are heading into 2015 with a healthy market, talk … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: House Prices, Industry News, Latest News, Uncategorized Tags: , , , 1 Comment

Maintaining your own Downton Abbey

  With Christmas basically here, the Downton Abbey festive special is already causing us fans excitement. The return of the Crawleys and the confirmed appearance of George Clooney, means the Edwardian favourite will be top of the Christmas TV Schedule this … Continue reading

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UK wage growth accelerates; unemployment stabilises

In the wake of CPI growth slowing to 1% in November, wage growth in the UK has now exceeded inflation for the first time since September 2009.

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Interest rate rise on the cards

Mark Carney, talking to Birmingham Post, had claimed that inflation is likely to drop below 1% over the next few months, not rising again until late 2015. “…for this economy to have balance and inflation to get back to 2% … Continue reading

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