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Even during the recession when most parts of the UK experienced falling house prices, many parts of London still had positive rises in prices. Therefore with the economy well on the mend, it is hardly surprising that house prices are now growing at a rate of over 20 per cent per annum in some parts [...]

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After the property market crashed during the 2008 recession, homeowners have been allowed a sigh of relief recently as things appear to be on the up again; but what about first time buyers? A combination of rising house prices and lacklustre savings rates has meant many of those wanting to get their foot on the [...]

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The Nationwide have just released figures that the average house price is now £180,000 which is a huge increase of 11% during the past year. Having struggled through the recession house prices are continuing to rise. Why is it that house prices struggled for so long and now they are increasing at such a pace? [...]

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Yesterday figures were released showing that the UK economy has experienced a growth rate of 0.8%. Although this is 0.6% lower than the growth rate back in 2008, the UK has been leading the way out of the recession. Overall growth for the first quarter was up by 0.8% with all sectors showing strong signs [...]

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There has been lots of speculation in the media recently surrounding the MMR. It is true that the changes which have taken effect over the weekend will mean that a more in depth discussion about income and outgoings will be required prior to any mortgage recommendation being made. However, this is purely to assess whether [...]

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