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Key things to Consider before making your next Property Investment

Following various changes and added uncertainty related to the buy-to-let property investment market, those considering making an investment may be reconsidering. With tax changes and more in depth scrutiny from money lenders before … Continue reading “Key things to Consider before making your next Property Investment”


Big Changes coming to the rental markets in China

Due to the outcry regarding Chinese house prices President Xi intends to bring about big changes in which will be an attempt to cool the markets in favour of those needing a place … Continue reading “Big Changes coming to the rental markets in China”


The 2017 budget and its effect on the UK property industry

It would be fair to say that the biannual budget announcements can have a monumental effect on the UK property industry. Granted, there are occasions where the impact is more than others, but … Continue reading “The 2017 budget and its effect on the UK property industry”


UK house prices fall for first time in nearly two years

Average house prices across the UK fell by 0.3% from February to March, according to the latest monthly report from Nationwide, published on Friday. This is the first fall since June 2015, and … Continue reading “UK house prices fall for first time in nearly two years”


UK house prices end 2016 with 6.5% rise

House prices across the UK increased to an average of £222,484 at the end of 2016, according to the Halifax. The UK’s largest mortgage lender said on Monday that the annual rate of … Continue reading “UK house prices end 2016 with 6.5% rise”


Can online estate agencies disrupt an entrenched property industry?

Offline agents have for a long time dominated the real estate industry and led many people to believe that they are unshakable. The revolution on how people buy and sell property began like … Continue reading “Can online estate agencies disrupt an entrenched property industry?”


UK housing market faces quiet start to new year

The UK housing market faces a slow start to 2017 because of a lack of stock, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The professional body said on Thursday that supply … Continue reading “UK housing market faces quiet start to new year”


UK construction activity reaches eight-month high

Construction firms in the UK have continued to rebound from a post-referendum weak patch, according to industry figures released on Friday. The Markit/CIPS UK Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) showed that business activity … Continue reading “UK construction activity reaches eight-month high”


UK construction output weakest in four years

The UK construction industry recorded its weakest performance in four years in this year’s third quarter, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Construction output fell by 1.1% in … Continue reading “UK construction output weakest in four years”


UK construction sector returns to growth

Construction firms across the UK saw an upturn in business activity last month, according to figures released on Tuesday. The Markit/CIPS survey of purchasing managers in the construction industry showed that business activity … Continue reading “UK construction sector returns to growth”


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