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Residential Property Review September 2019

Posted on 24 September, 2019

Spending Review disappoints property industry Early in September, Chancellor Sajid Javid announced extra funding for local authorities, but the property industry has expressed disappointment that the Spending Review did little to benefit housing and planning. Melanie Leech, Chief Executive of the British Property Federation said: ‘’Additional funding for local authorities is much needed and welcome. […]

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Economic Review – August 2019

Posted on 16 September, 2019

EMPLOYMENT AT NEW RECORD HIGH The latest batch of employment data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that the UK labour market remains in robust health, with the total number of people in work rising to another record high. Statistics from the Labour Force Survey showed that a net 115,000 jobs were […]

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Residential Property Review – August 2019

Posted on 30 August, 2019

A new era of renting – Build to Rent A relatively new category in the rental market, Build to Rent, saw total investment of £2.6bn in 2018, an 11% increase from 2017 and it looks likely that this sector will continue to grow quickly. Whilst home ownership remains an aspiration for many, figures show the […]

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