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26/08/2016

5 ways to prepare for moving into student accommodation

Heading off to university can be a nerve-racking, but exciting experience! We've teamed up with The Student Housing Company to bring you 5 ways to help you prepare for student life.

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Estate Agent Today

25/08/2016

Bricks and Brexit will worsen housing shortage, warns NAEA

The National Association of Estate Agents says a huge shortage of bricks and the possible consequences of Brexit are two reasons why the housing crisis "cannot be fixed" despite willingness on the part of builders.

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Estate Agent Today

25/08/2016

Bank mortgage lending drop suggests possible house price dip soon

The British Banking Association's latest mortgage lending figures suggest early signs of fall-out from the surprise vote for the UK to leave the EU.

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Letting Agent Today

25/08/2016

Rents up just 2.4 per cent in past year, government figures show

Average rents paid by tenants across Great Britain rose by 2.4 per cent in the 12 months to July, according to the Office for National Statistics. 

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Estate Agent Today

24/08/2016

Brexit see-saw - now the housing market looks stronger since vote

The see-saw of conflcting post-Brexit indicators is continuing with figures from house builder Persimmon suggesting a strong housing market - contradicting the tone of stories earlier this week from estate agencies and some analysts.

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Estate Agent Today

24/08/2016

Sharp drop in high-LTV mortgage choice for first time buyers

The number of 95 per cent loan to value mortgages available for first time buyers has dwindled 16 per cent in just five months according to a leading financial services monitor. 

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Letting Agent Today

24/08/2016

Buy to let mortgage sales down 39 per cent over past year

New data from referencing company Equifax Touchstone suggests that this July's buy to let mortgage lending total is 39 per cent down on the same month a year ago - another sign that the stamp duty surcharge introduced in April is hitting the market.

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Landlord Today

24/08/2016

Sharp rise in limited company applications from buy-to-let landlords

A growing number of buy-to-let landlords are making mortgage applications via limited companies, according to the Buy to Let Club.

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Estate Agent Today

23/08/2016

NAEA wades into row over Help To Buy ISA 'deception' by government

The National Association of Estate Agents has waded into the row created by the revelation that the government's Help To Buy ISA is not - after all - going to help first time buyers with saving for a deposit for their home.

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Estate Agent Today

23/08/2016

Government to reveal housing stimulus package in the autumn

The industry publication Property Week says it has exclusively discovered that the government is preparing a housing market stimulus package to be revealed at the Autumn Statement, expected to be made in late November or early December.

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Landlord Today

22/08/2016

Buy-to-let rates cut by Skipton

Skipton Building Society has launched a range of new fixed rate buy-to-let mortgage products with interest rates lowered on certain products by up to 0.5%.

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Estate Agent Today

22/08/2016

Help To Buy ISAs exposed as not helping first time deposits after all

The Daily Telegraph appears to have exposed the government's much-vaunted Buy To Let ISA scheme - billed as helping first time buyers raise a deposit - as a fake.

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