UK Government Policy Likely To Increase Bank Repossessions

Over the last three months we have heard nothing but bad news concerning the UK recession and with the conservative/lib dem government’s economic blinkers firmly in position, it’s anticipated that there will be a much higher rate of bank repossessions in the future as we nose-dive into an almost certain double dip recession. Today’s reports […]

Searching for Answers in the UK Property Market

At the end of 2010, property market commentators must feel more scrutinised than ever before. Twinned with the uncertainty that has surrounded the market over previous years there are now added risks from the Eurozone to contend with. The bond repayment problems in Ireland, Portugal and more recently (and worryingly) Spain are not likely to […]

Lack of Lending may Hold Back the 2011 Property Market

What is likely to happen in the property market in 2011? Well, after this year of unpredictability it will be a brave analyst who makes firm claims. One thing is for certain and that is the availability of mortgages will be the linchpin of recovery for the market place. According to the Council of Mortgage […]

Predicted Restraint on Confidence for 2011

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The hesitant character that dominates current market sentiment will probably continue to restrain confidence in price growth for 2011. So for the time being, those wishing to sell are encouraged to price their property prudently and to be aware of the required essentials of preparing and presenting their property in order to increase their chances of […]

November Housing Scorecard Released by HUD

HUD in Washington D.C.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury today released the November edition of the Obama Administration’s Housing Scorecard (www.hud.gov/scorecard). The latest housing figures show continued signs of stabilization in house prices and high home affordability due in part to record low mortgage interest rates. The housing […]