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The ongoing problem of Britain’s housing shortage

The ongoing problem of Britain’s housing shortage has not just happened but has been going on and getting worse for many decades. The Government white paper released recently has promised a new wave of house building to ease the ongoing problem of housing shortage, and what with current house prices around 7.5 times higher than

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Predictions for 2017

Making Predictions for the housing market in 2017

MAKING PREDICTIONS FOR THE HOUSING MARKET IN 2017? Making predictions for the housing market in 2017? Given what has gone on in 2016 with Brexit and the Trump outcome this could well prove tricky, but here goes! Reuters 2016 Housing Market Poll showed that on average industry representatives thought prices would rise 4.7% this year,

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The joys of being in your home at Christmas

Ahh, the joys of being in your home at Christmas. Everyone knows that from around the end of September the build up to Christmas begins and continues at a relentless pace up until Christmas itself then there tends to be a universal sigh of relief, a period of idleness and over indulgence, perhaps some reflection

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Does Christmas really affect the housing market?

Does Christmas really affect the housing market?  Traditionally this time of year is when peoples’ thoughts turn to Christmas and things can get put on hold, so is there any evidence out there that Christmas does affect the housing market? According to HMRC, property sales fell by 5% in September this year whilst March saw

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