Tag: Economy

Help to Buy has been extended to 2020 – what impact is this likely to have?

  With the news that Help to Buy has been extended in the Budget until 2020 there is an apparent concern for home owners and new buyers of a property price bubble especially in the London and South East regions.

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Industry News, Latest News, Property Market, Uncategorized Tags: , , , 1 Comment

Living standards to remain low until at least 2018, says Office for Budget Responsibility

People in the UK will not see a return to a level of living standards anywhere near they enjoyed before the recession until at least 2018, the Office for Budget Responsibility has identified. In a study conducted by the OBS, … Continue reading

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Working class hit hardest by council tax rise

Almost 300,000 low income households in the UK are set to be hit by a rise in their council tax payments by a total of £80 each year, a recent study of council attitudes has revealed. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation … Continue reading

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Top financial tips for the New Year

With 2013 drawing to a close, UK citizen’s can reflect on an eventful financial year, with a revamped property market,  low interest rates and historic levels of debt all being key occurrences. The New Year is usually matched by new … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Finance, Latest News, Savings, Uncategorized Tags: , , 1 Comment

Interest rates must remain low says BoE governor

Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, has called for his successor to keep interest rates low in the UK, arguing that it is essential to the economic growth and revitalization of the banking sector in the future.

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UK output to exceed peak levels by 2014

Britain’s economic output will reach pre-recession levels as early as 2014, the British Chambers of Commerce has said.

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Confusion over Help to Buy Scheme

Two months on from the introduction of the Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme in the UK there is widespread confusion about the scheme. Of those first time buyers who claim to understand phase two of Help to Buy some … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Buying Property, Finance, Latest News, Mortgages, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments Off

Rising cost of living is damaging economy recovery

A survey conducted by organisation Markit has indicated that a failure to address the rising cost of living could result in the economy being terribly damaged in the near future.

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