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How Closely Connected Is the Number of New Builds Per Year And the General State of the Economy in the UK?

04 September, 20170 Comments
The fates of the property market in terms of house prices and mortgage rates is always closely tied to what is going on in the economy of a country. However, the number of new building projects is not quite as clear cut in terms of its relationship with things like economic growth. House Building Projects
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Couples Affordabilty, UK, Property, Investment

Couples – Where can you afford to buy in England and Wales?

15 January, 20160 Comments
Just where – if anywhere – can you afford to buy in England and Wales? The Telegraph has created a map of the UK where you can work out how affordable each local authority is to buy a house as a couple .As unsurprisingly, many more areas are accessible when sharing the burden between two people.
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‘Lost decade’ of building means England now 1 million homes short

26 March, 20140 Comments
An average of just 115,000 new homes have been built since a major housing report warned a decade ago that at least 210,000 new homes a year would need to be built in England, to prevent a worsening housing crisis. According to the author of the original government-commissioned report, Kate Barker, it means that the country
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Relying on benefits to pay rent will put UK on course for rent capping?

22 October, 20120 Comments
A recent study has found that the number of households in Britain is growing three times as fast as the number of homes being built; whereby workers are increasingly depending on benefits to pay their rent, with an extra 10,000 workers a month becoming reliant on housing benefit. The Home Truths study, by the National
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