North-South house price divide to narrow over the next five years

House prices in London have risen by 72% over the last 10 years, leaving little wriggle room to rise further, Savills says. The North-South house price divide could narrow over the next five years, a report predicts – with property values rising at a faster rate in northern England, Wales and Scotland than those across

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FCA must take action over record number of complaints about financial companies

The suspicion has to be that financial institutions, and their shareholders, are willing to take both the financial hit and the ticking off from the regulator because investing in properly looking after consumers would cost even more The Financial Conduct Authority says complaints about financial institutions hit a new record in the first half of 2018

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London Housing Is Taking a Beating From Brexit Uncertainty

Market is also feeling weight of rate increases, affordability U.K. capital posted biggest slide as southeast deteriorated A residential apartment building in London, U.K. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg London’s house price slump left U.K. values stagnating for a fifth month in September as Brexit concerns and interest rate rises discouraged buyers. The U.K.’s negotiations over leaving the

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What’s the deal for your personal finances if there’s a no-deal Brexit?

Amid warnings of dire consequences, here’s how to cope if it does become a reality Mon 20 Aug 2018 06.59 BST The pound’s fall since the EU vote has benefited tourists coming to the UK, but not Brits going abroad. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images The currency markets have been doing little to allow British holidaymakers to

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Brexit is Least Concerning Issue for Majority of UK Landlords

Almost two-thirds of landlords have no plans to sell their buy-to-let properties over the coming year… Landlords remain optimistic about the buy-to-let market despite recent regulatory and tax changes, according to the latest Landlord Sentiment Survey by lettings agency Your Move. In a survey of over 1,000 landlords, more than half (52%) felt positive about

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