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Manchester named as second city for business 1/05/2015

Research this week has found Manchester to be the most active business hub outside of London. New data shows that the city has seen more business deals completed

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Remortgaging accountable for 66% of buy-to-let lending

Remortgaging accountable for 66% of buy-to-let lending 29/04/2015

Remortgaging is now accountable for 66% of all buy to let lending, according to new research. Of the loans taken out during the first quarter of 2015, two thirds were said to be remortgage cases

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buy to let returns

Buy to let returns hit 1,400% 20/04/2015

Buy to let property was recently highlighted as the best performing asset class after research compared its returns to all other investment types. The research demonstrated that since 1996 buy to let landlords will have seen returns of almost 1,400%

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Number of “granlords” set to rise

Number of “granlords” set to rise 27/03/2015

The number of property investors planning to use their pensions to fund a buy to let purchase looks set to increase, according to recent research. Property website, Rightmove, has found that house prices are increasing 

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Salford Quays

Manchester at the centre of “Northern Powerhouse” 26/03/2015

The Prime Minister recently labelled Manchester as “being at the forefront for positive change” having made a faster recovery from the recession than any other city in the North of England

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