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National Audit stats reveal majority of residential landlords are NOT profiteering

20 January, 20170 Comments
A new report from the National Audit Office has revealed that private sector rents have increased modestly, in line with earnings across England. But whilst the cost of renting in the private sector has largely followed changes in earnings, the figures show that rents in the social sector have increased faster than wages. The exception
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Homes for sale ‘at a new low’

13 August, 20150 Comments
Figures show that the UK property market is being ‘starved’ as the number of homes for sale is at a record low. Research from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has found that the average estate agents now only has 47 houses for sale per branch; the lowest level since records began in 1978.
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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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