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Average house prices reaches record high 30/07/2015

New research from Halifax released this month indicates that in the UK, the average house price has now reached a record new high of more than £200,000 in June

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Mortgage lending hits 7 year high 28/07/2015

Gross mortgage lending in the UK is now at its highest level since 2008, new reports show. New data from Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has seen lending figures increase 29% in June 

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UK buy to let activity sees boost 15/07/2015

Property valuations for buy to let landlords have surged significantly this year, according to recent reports. New data has shown the number of buy to let valuations have increased by up to a third in May when compared to figures from the previous year

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Rise in long term lets 3/07/2015

The number of home ownerships in the UK has fallen for the first time in 100 years. New data released from the ONS, compiled from the 2011 Census report, showed that home ownership represented 64% of the 2.3 million households in the UK. Compared to 2001

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60,000 people use pension freedoms 1/07/2015

Over £1 billion has been withdrawn from pension funds over the last two months. Chancellor George Osborne announced to the House of Commons last week that an estimated 60,000 people had already taken advantage of the pension freedoms that came into place on the 6th April.

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