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House prices predicted to end the year 6% higher 28/09/2015

By December 2015, it is expected that average house prices will have seen a 6% rise across the UK. Research conducted by RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) has highlighted that the number of homes currently available

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Spanish house prices expected to rise 14/09/2015

New research shows that Spanish house prices are set to increase over the coming months. Data released this week has found that house prices in Spain are on the road to recovery, but it is expected to take time before they reach

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Northern cities voted best for buy to let investment 14/09/2015

As recently reported by The Telegraph, Manchester is the fourth best university town in the UK for buy to let investment. The study showed a top 100 index for all the major universities in the UK and where they ranked best for investment. 

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Rents in the UK reach new highs 10/09/2015

The average rent has now risen above £800 per month across England and Wales. New research saw average rental figures in July hit £804, up from £789 in the previous month - an increase of 1.9%. This is the fastest month-on-month rise since records began in 2009.

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Pension changes cause buy to let boom 7/09/2015

The number of buy to let mortgages on the market has reached over 1,000 for the first time in seven years. Older landlords investing in property for their retirement are thought to be the main driving force behind the increase

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