Property

Property fund sector to receive shake-up

Following a review it was decided that sector should be spun off into two new categories: UK Direct Property and Property

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New opportunities for older mortgage borrowers

It used to be extremely difficult to be approved for a mortgage in your 60s, but there are now providers that are willing to be more flexible.

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Here’s where buy-to-let investors are finding value

More landlords are reported to be selling up or heading north for better returns

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UK investors turn sour on property as investment

Over half of UK investors no longer consider property to be as good an investment as it once was.

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Buy-to-let crackdown starts to bite

Buy-to-let has historically been a popular route for would-be property investors.

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New plans to combat rogue letting agents

Almost nine million private tenants and leasehold homeowners in England will benefit from more protection from unscrupulous rogue letting and managing agents, according to new government proposals.

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Property v pension – what’s best for your retirement?

The British have a long love affair with the idea of owning property as a tangible evidence of wealth, but can a buy-to-let investment ever play a leading role in your retirement plan?

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Spring Statement 2018: Further details on plans to tackle UK housing crisis

Chancellor Philip Hammond used his first spring Statement as an opportunity to provide an update on the government’s ambitious plans to tackle the UK’s housing crisis.

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Surprise rise in UK house prices in January

In January 2018, the annual rate of house price growth surprisingly picked up to 3.2 per cent, after taking account of seasonal factors.

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