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04/10/15 - London skyline seen from Hertfordshire High Street!

A dramatic image of London's skyline is currently being showcased on our feature wall at Ashtons in Harpenden. It is also on display at our St Albans and Redbourn offices.

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01/10/15 - Bank of England concerns over buy to let boom

BBC Business News website reports "The growing buy-to-let property market in the UK could post a threat to wider financial stability, a Bank of England committee has said.

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29/09/15 - Borrowing up amid interest rates speculation

Expectations of a rise in interest rates has prompted a pick-up in mortgage activity, and unsecured borrowing has also increased.

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17/09/15 - House prices rising fastest in East of England says ONS

House prices are rising fastest in the East of England, official figures show, as analysts suggest property market "action" has moved out of London.

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10/09/15 - UK housing market is dysfunctional, says CML economist

BBC Business News Website reports "The UK housing market is "dysfunctional" and building more homes will fail to solve the problem on its own, a key industry figure has said.

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03/09/15 - Rate rise link to mortgage activity

BBC Business News website reports "Continued expectations of an interest rate rise are prompting more homeowners to lock into a new mortgage deal, figures suggest.

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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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