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Troubled times for buy-to-let: Primelocation

Posted on May 24th, 2009 · Posted in Primelocation

The buy-to-let market is being seriously damaged by the withdrawal of specialist mortgages, the latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders reveal. Yet for those who can access finance,.. read more

Preventing house price booms: Primelocation

Posted on May 24th, 2009 · Posted in Primelocation

Homebuyers may face limits on the size of their mortgages to prevent future house price booms, the Financial Services Authority has indicated. For story go to http://www.primelocation.com/news/preventing-house-price-booms/

Recovery could be in sight: Primelocation

Posted on May 24th, 2009 · Posted in Primelocation

There are further signs of gradually improving health in the housing market, with higher levels of buyer inquiries recorded by chartered surveyors. For story see http://www.primelocation.com/news/recovery-could-be-in-sight/

Landlords face registration: Primelocation

Posted on May 17th, 2009 · Posted in Primelocation

A national register of all landlords has been proposed by the Government and seems likely to be implemented as a matter of urgency. The registration could provoke widespread anger from.. read more

Boost for rental sector: Primelocation

Posted on May 11th, 2009 · Posted in Primelocation

Thousands of new homes could be built in London and the South East for private rental, as a result of a scheme launched by a government agency. The initiative would.. read more

Licensed not to steal: Primelocation

Posted on May 11th, 2009 · Posted in Primelocation

A national licensing scheme for lettings agents has been launched, which could be extended to become a legal requirement. The move is intended to stamp out the exploitation of tenants,.. read more

Negative equity: negative impact: Primelocation

Posted on May 1st, 2009 · Posted in Primelocation

About a million homeowners are in negative equity, a report from the Council of Mortgage Lenders estimates. The result could be a brake on the housing market not just for.. read more

Mortgage approvals fall again: Primelocation

Posted on May 1st, 2009 · Posted in Primelocation

Hopes that the housing market was recovering have been dealt a blow by news that mortgage approvals fell in March. They had increased slightly in February, but the overall trend.. read more

The Budget – the verdict: ‘Not enough’ say housing professionals: Primelocation

Posted on April 23rd, 2009 · Posted in Primelocation

The Council for Mortgage Lenders describes the Budget’s response to the crisis in the housing market as “modest”. Others are blunter and say its measures are not radical enough. Despite.. read more

The Budget – what it means for housing: Primelocation

Posted on April 23rd, 2009 · Posted in Primelocation

Budget measures supporting the housing market left commentators disappointed, many of whom expected more. But the extension of the stamp duty holiday and a programme to build new homes on.. read more

Signs of optimism: Primelocation

Posted on April 23rd, 2009 · Posted in Primelocation

There are further indications that the property market has stabilised, with news that mortgage lending increased in February – though remaining at low levels. For story go to http://www.primelocation.com/news/optimism-spreads/

Second homes become yesterday’s dreams: Primelocation

Posted on April 19th, 2009 · Posted in Primelocation

Homeowners are pulling at their purse strings and pulling up their metaphorical drawbridges as they stay put at home. New statistics reveal that the number of second home purchases both.. read more