Prices are not plummeting in the capital and surrounds, but rather sliding gently according to Home.co.uk

Home.co.uk Asking Price Index report October 2017 released today headlines ‘House Prices Tick Up Despite London Falls.’ Top of the Home.co.uk headlines: Greater London prices slide for a third consecutive month, by 0.2%, pushing the year-on-year change into negative territory (-0.7%). The drag effect of a weak London market means that the national average growth…

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Ireland tops the EU league for Buy-to-Let Investments.

According to new research by WorldFirst, Ireland is once again the top European location for buy-to-let investments. This comes as UK yields fall to 4% putting the country in the bottom 5 for buy-to-let investment returns in Europe. UK landlords have seen average yields plummet 19% over the past year following a raft of tax…

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Hunters reports that strong performance continues

Hunters Property PLC, one of the UK’s largest National sales and lettings agency and franchise businesses, yesterday published their latest trading update. The trading update began: The strong performance that we reported at the time of our interim results in September has continued in the second half of the year, despite the well-publicised uncertainty in…

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Property funds suffer in UK while banks suffer in Europe

The Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, has given UK banks the green light to lend an extra £150bn to households and businesses,  he warns that the Bank of England cannot offset the full impact of the Brexit vote. Investors in Standard Life’s property funds have been told that they cannot withdraw their money, after…

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Overseas property after Brexit

Brexit appears to be a nailed on certainty from here on, even though article 50 needs to be invoked by the government in power and from what we are hearing from the media this will not happen until we have a new Prime Minister in place, even then there will be negotiations that will take…

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United Kingdom Votes To Leave

After 40 years being a member of the European Union the UK has now decided that it has not worked for them and and have made the democratic decision to “Leave”. Nigel Farage was the first to announce in the early hours of this morning that the vote to leave had won on the figures…

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Just 1 day to go

Just 1 day to go, tomorrow the UK has its chance to decide Leave or Remain in the EU. Every vote will be important so make sure you find time to get to the polling station if you haven’t already voted by post. Many people are still not  sure how they will vote tomorrow,  the…

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3 Days To Go

Just 3 days to go before the UK’s referendum on whether or not to continue within the European Union, Thursday 23rd June the day to cast the vote, Friday 24th June the result will be known. This is a time of real concern for many individuals whether they intend to vote Remain or Leave, the…

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‘Leave’ takes lead according to YouGov poll.

According to a YouGov poll for ITV, Bloomberg reports support for Britain to leave the European Union stood 4 points ahead of support for remaining in the EU, voting takes place on June 23 just over 2 weeks away. In a June survey of 3,405 people commissioned by ITV’s “Good Morning Britain”, Yougov found 45%…

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BOE governor defends stance on EU referendum debate

At a parliamentary select committee meeting yesterday The Bank of England governor Mark Carney strongly defended his stance on the EU referendum debate, he made no apologises for his comments on the “dangers of a recession” if Britain leaves the EU, he insisted that the BoE’s views were independent and a collective judgment of the…

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Turnout will be decider in EU referendum

As we get closer to the EU referendum date of June 23rd peoples perception as to how the outcome will be is starting to change, the Remain and Leave sides are at 35% each with 30% undecided, according to TNS UK. Luke Taylor, head of social and political attitudes at TNS UK, reportedly said, “A…

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London Mayoral elections in May

The EU referendum planned for the 23rd June is really taking the limelight at present what with David Cameron pushing for “remain” since his return  from Brussels In February, Boris Johnson putting his weight behind the “leave” campaign, the resignation of John Longworth Head of The British Chambers of Commerce following his fallout over “Brexit”…

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If UK votes to leave EU

What will be the affect if UK votes to leave EU? If the Referendum result is to leave the EU, there will likely be a ‘settlement’ period of at least 2 years.  During this time, Britain and the EU will look at reciprocal arrangements, such as we now enjoy.  If however  Britain denies certain privileges…

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