Tag: Economy

Affluent households paying an average of £21,000 more for houses near top state schools

A recent study carried out by Lloyds banking group has shown that affluent parents are prepared to pay on average £21,000 more than the average house price in bordering neighbourhoods for the privilege of living within the same postcode as … Continue reading

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Spiralling Rental Costs inhibiting young people from climbing onto Property Ladder

There is growing public clamour for the government to tackle the overpriced rental sector, as fresh figures have shown that housing costs for tenants are eating up the majority of their incomes. As such, they are toiling in their efforts … Continue reading

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Is homebuyer confidence falling?

A recent survey is suggesting that confidence in the housing market has tumbled to its lowest level ever in the last three years. These fears are mainly based on over-inflated prices and talk of rises in interest rates.

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Housing Market cools for the first time this year

Asking values for houses fell for the first time this year, as freshly gathered data shows a potential cooling period in the housing market.

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Bank of England governor alerts to danger of potential financial crisis as UK house prices rise to record 10.5%

The Bank of England’s governor, Mark Carney, has reinforced his ominous forecasts concerning the UK housing market, as new data indicated that house prices rose by 10.5% in the 12 months to May.

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Half a million new homes needed before the end of the decade

Local Authorities across England and Wales are demanding that plans are made to build half a million new homes before the end of the decade. It is being described as a ‘national scandal’, and that the current shortage of affordable housing … Continue reading

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Equality Trust call for tax system overhaul after figures suggest nation’s poor contribute more than rich

The British electorate considerably underestimate how much the lowest earners in the country pay in tax and are under a false impression that the country’s richest shoulder the largest burden on their income from tax, according to compelling and insightful … Continue reading

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Housing boom potentially peaks as prices of new houses on the market come to ‘a virtual standstill’, says Rightmove

The recent burgeoning surge in property prices appears to have decelerated across the UK this month according to Rightmove’s newly published House Price Index (HPI). Adding further fuel to the fiery debate surrounding house prices, Rightmove suggest that prices have … Continue reading

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