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27/08/15 - UK annual house price growth lowest since June 2013

BBC Business News Website reports "UK house prices rose by 3.2% year on year in August, according to the latest survey from mortgage provider Nationwide.

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20/08/15 - Mortgage lending at highest level since 2008 says CML

BBC Business News website reports "Mortgage lending across the UK in July was at its highest level for seven years, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

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13/08/15 - Housing affordability gap grows, says ONS

BBC Business News Website reports "The gap between the most affordable and least affordable homes in England and Wales has widened, figures show.

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10/08/15 - Annual house price growth slowed in July, says Halifax

BBC Business News Website reports "Growth in UK house prices slowed in the year to July, the country's largest mortgage lender has said, although they are still rising "robustly".

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30/07/15 - Housing market is hotting up, banks say

BBC Business News website reports "The housing market is "beginning to hot up a again" as mortgage approvals rose by 8% in a year, a banking body has said.

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23/07/15 - Most 20 to 39 year olds will be in private rented homes by 2025, warns PWC

The Telegraph reports "More than half of 20 to 39 year olds will be renting property from private landlords rather than living in their own home a decade from now, according to a new report.

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16/07/15 - New Rightmove index shows out of London rent surge

Letting Agent Today reports "Tenants trying to find cheaper and better value lettings properties than those available in London are moving outside the capital - and pushing up rents as a result.

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09/07/15 - Budget 2015 Buy to let tax break to be cut

BBC Business News Website reports "Buy-to-let landlords face cuts in the amount of tax relief they can claim on mortgage interest payments, the government has said.

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25/06/15 - UK property sales dipped in May, HMRC says

BBC Business News Website reports "Property sales data has provided more evidence that the UK housing market is moving more slowly than a year ago.

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19/06/15 - Ashtons awarded at the Lettings Agency of the Year Awards 2015

Ashtons was awarded silver Small Lettings Agency, East of England, at the Lettings Agency of the Year Awards 2015 in association with the Sunday Times and The Times and sponsored by Zoopla Property Group.

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