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High rents hammer workers

High rents hammer workers

0 by / on January 13, 2014, 11:45 am / in Renting & Letting

High rents mean jobseekers who relocate face a financial penalty, says a new report

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Farmland values hit record high in 2013

Farmland values hit record high in 2013

0 by / on January 7, 2014, 11:07 am / in Property News

The price of farmland in England has hit a record new high of just under £6,700 per acre

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Manchester had highest price rises in 2013

Manchester had highest price rises in 2013

0 by / on January 3, 2014, 10:58 am / in House Prices

Manchester house prices out-performed London in 2013 with a whopping 21% rise, says the Nationwide

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4 in 10 landlords plan to increase rents in 2014

4 in 10 landlords plan to increase rents in 2014

0 by / on January 3, 2014, 10:32 am / in Renting & Letting

More than four in ten (42%) UK landlords will be raising rents next year, with over a quarter (26%) planning inflation-busting rent increases of more than 3%

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Irish government targets millions in benefits going to landlords

0 by / on January 3, 2014, 10:25 am / in Renting & Letting

The Irish government has calculated that the top 20 earning landlords in the country get €5m in State rent subsidy between them

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Retirees priced out of market forced to rent

Retirees priced out of market forced to rent

0 by / on January 2, 2014, 10:28 am / in House Prices, Renting & Letting

Pensioners living in cities are being forced to rent because they cannot – or have never been able to – buy their own home

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Investors look to postgraduate students

Investors look to postgraduate students

0 by / on December 30, 2013, 12:43 pm / in Property News, Renting & Letting

A rise in the number of post-graduates in the UK is creating opportunities for buy-to-let investors, says Assetz.

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House prices rose by 4.4% over 2013

House prices rose by 4.4% over 2013

0 by / on December 30, 2013, 12:32 pm / in House Prices

UK house prices rose by 4.4% in 2013 thanks to resurgent demand and a lack of supply of new homes, according to Hometrack

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Brickies wages expected to rise by 50%

Brickies wages expected to rise by 50%

0 by / on December 27, 2013, 11:19 am / in Property News

Bricklayers’ wages are expected to rise by 50% by next summer, says a leading contractor

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Hamptons predict house price rise of 6% in 2014

Hamptons predict house price rise of 6% in 2014

0 by / on December 27, 2013, 11:17 am / in House Prices

Improved mortgage availability, rising confidence and lack of supply will keep the pressure on house prices next year, says Hamptons

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