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  • UK property market remains firmly in doldrums


    With the UK economy going into recession in 2009, the housing market is expected to tumble further before any possibility of an upturn around 2010, when it is hoped that spending for the London Olympics might boost Londonís economy and the housing market.


    (Filed: Sun Dec 07 2008)
  • House rents fall as properties go unsold


    A survey this week from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) showed that rents for homes fell for the first time in 5 Ĺ years, a consequence of the UK property slump which is now seeing the market flooded with rental properties.


    (Filed: Fri Nov 21 2008)
  • 15,000 estate agentsí jobs under threat


    With the decline of the UK housing market over the past 15 months or so, some 5,000 to 7,000 estage agents have lost their jobs, and much worse is expected.


    (Filed: Fri Nov 14 2008)
  • Historic rate cut by Bank of England


    The Bank of England has slashed interest rates to 3%, cutting 1.5 points off the base rate, in a surprise move that will benefit small businesses and home owners. It is the first time that rates have been cut by more than half a percentage point since the Bank gained its independence in 1997. The last time the rate was as low as 3% was in 1954.


    (Filed: Fri Nov 07 2008)
  • Private landlords face £50 licence


    In a move aimed at improving standards for tenants in the private sector, a new scheme has been proposed which will force private landlords to buy a permit or licence.


    (Filed: Mon Nov 03 2008)
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