Market Comment

Miliband’s rental market proposals: the right answer?

Miliband’s rental market proposals: the right answer?

0 by / on May 2, 2014, 10:58 am / in Market Comment, Renting & Letting

Ed Miliband wants to reform the rental market … what’s not to like?

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Nearly one in four new jobs is in property

Nearly one in four new jobs is in property

1 by / on September 12, 2013, 11:21 am / in Market Comment

Are we tuning into an nation of estate agents?

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A quarter of buyers now hit by 3% stamp duty

A quarter of buyers now hit by 3% stamp duty

0 by / on August 6, 2013, 11:43 am / in Market Comment

At a minimum cost of £7,500…

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Sarah Beeny's Restoration Nightmare

Sarah Beeny’s very muddled solution to the housing crisis

1 by / on July 3, 2013, 9:59 am / in Celebrity Homes, Market Comment

Building more is bonkers, claims Beeny, what we need is more people under one roof, and more people living in the countryside 

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Goodbye bungalow…

Goodbye bungalow…

0 by / on July 2, 2013, 12:47 pm / in Market Comment

Hello ‘lateral living’, as retirement developers call for an end to insulting labels…

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Are new-build prices really outpacing rest of market?

Are new-build prices really outpacing rest of market?

0 by / on April 29, 2013, 11:26 am / in Market Comment

Halifax says they are; we’re not so sure

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Britain’s new-builds are smallest in Western Europe

Britain’s new-builds are smallest in Western Europe

2 by / on April 23, 2013, 11:05 am / in Market Comment, Property News

Majority say their new home wasn’t big enough for their possessions…

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Funding for Lending Scheme subsidising buy-to-let and equity rich

Funding for Lending Scheme subsidising buy-to-let and equity rich

1 by / on February 18, 2013, 12:30 pm / in Market Comment, Property News

Despite arguments that the Funding for Lending Scheme is a boon for first-time buyers, lenders remain risk averse

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Is it really cheaper to buy than rent?

Is it really cheaper to buy than rent?

0 by / on February 18, 2013, 7:09 am / in Market Comment

A new report from Halifax says it is … but can you believe them?

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Are tower blocks really what causes crime and social alienation?

Are tower blocks really what causes crime and social alienation?

0 by / on January 24, 2013, 2:00 pm / in Architecture, Market Comment

Demolishing high rise social housing blocks and replacing them with real streets made up of low rise flats and terraced housing would improve the lives of thousands, says a new report

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