Tag: Inflation

First-time movers

We’re comfortable talking about first time buyers, a journey given much scrutiny and much measurement, but we are much less likely to talk about those moving for the first time.

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Snakes and ladders; our housing journey

First time buyers are front of the pack in the Government’s drive for home ownership, with much recent housing policy aimed at supporting their first purchase. But once they become home owners their journey doesn’t end, even if the state … Continue reading

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Second step buyers

Money expert uSwitch are urging homeowners to plan ahead when preparing to purchase their next home due to variations in the value of different property types.

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Inflation falls to 0.3% in January

UK Consumer Prices Index Inflation went down to 0.3% in January 2015, the lowest rate it has been at since the Office for National Statistics began gathering the data in 1989. This means it has fallen by 0.2% since December … Continue reading

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Inflation set to remain low

Inflation is not likely to rise above 1% for the remainder of the year, with falling oil prices and prolonged low interest rates emblematic of a period of financial relief for Britain’s consumers, according to a new report.

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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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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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