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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Over £1 billion has been withdrawn from pension funds over the last two months.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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UK sees house price boost after election 22/06/2015

House prices in the UK have seen a 3% increase since the Conservatives won a majority election back in May. A new report from property website, Rightmove, has shown that the average asking price

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Spain sees boost in rental demand 15/06/2015

Research has shown that popularity in the private rental sector in Spain has doubled in the last five years. New data shows the number of long term tenants has risen to 16.6% compared to figures of just 7% five years ago. 

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Biggest rise in mortgage approvals in six years 12/06/2015

The number of mortgage approvals from high street banks has seen its biggest monthly increase in six years. Research from the Bank of England shows more than 68,000 loans were approved in April

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One in five households privately rented 9/06/2015

Research forecasts that private renting will account for 20% of all UK households in just five years’ time. New statistics show the total number of rented homes in the UK will have increased

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