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A survey published by researchers at China’s Southwestern University of Finance and Economics found 49 million sold but vacant.....
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Second-time buyers are being held back in the property market, often thanks to negative equity, according to new research. A study from the Post Office revealed 28 per cent of second steppers are finding it hard to move...
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In this post, inspired in part by my fanatical attention to pointing out the flaws in many suggestions made by politicians, bankers and the public over the past few years. I am going to attempt to detect the root cause of the problem – and propose not one, but two possible solutions which you can all argue about...
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Social renters are the least optimistic about their chances of purchasing a home, with three million unconvinced they will ever be in a position to own property...
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The UK property market is heading to hell in a rental-boom-fuelled hand-basket. But having said that, while it is in an abysmal state, it isn't much worse now than it has been since 2008...
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First time buyers have almost always had a tough time, it is a big step to take in life (aside from being costly), the last thing they need is fancy mortgages that will only make matters worse....
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High unemployment levels and rising personal debt are helping to contribute to a slowdown in growth of the US property market. Capital Economics has claimed that these factors are helping to dissuade individuals from making purchases in the sector despite record-low mortgage rates....
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With interest rates at historic lows, interest-only mortgages might be appealing, but what happens when the mortgage term ends?...
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A recent report from the UK based National Housing Federation claims that buyers who purchased property in 2007, at the height of the property boom, are likely to remain in negative equity until at least 2014...
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