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This Month's Newsletter

Welcome to the Property Advice Newsletter
Written by Independent Chartered Surveyors of the UK wide network of Property Professionals

Publication date: 21st December 2016

Merry Christmas and a Successful 2017!

The Property Market Monthly Fact File - December 2016
The property market fact file is a collection of data compiled each month by our Chartered Surveyors and the team; collating survey data, statistics, trends and information from the property market. This aims to provide a single place where anyone with an interest in UK property can find the information they need. To read the monthly fact file, click here.

Study reveals UK Borrowers oblivious to benefits of re-mortgaging
A recent UK financial services specialist report reveals that huge numbers of UK mortgage borrowers are unaware of the size of their debt and that 60% have no idea what the remaining balance is on their mortgage. To read the whole article, click here.

The ‘Rise’ of the Hipster Hotspot
The property internet company, Zoopla, reports an interesting pattern emerging in recent years of soaring property prices in areas with high numbers of ‘hipsters’. To read the whole article, click here.

Locked door?

‘Pause for Thought’…. Homelessness at Christmas?
Sadly, homelessness is on the rise. In England alone, almost 58,000 households were classified as homeless in 2015/16 – a 6% rise on 2014/15, and over double the number for 2010/11.
To read the whole article, click here.

House Price Growth lowest in Greater London year on year since 2010
Since October 2010, Greater London has continued to see a reduction in house prices month on month – currently down 0.4% - making it the worst performing region.

To read the whole article, click here.

All I want for Christmas is…My own Island
With two bars, ten bedrooms, a sauna and a fort, Thorn Island is up for sale and a 'snip' at £550,000.

To read the whole article, click here.

Mortgage Market Update
Various sources are claiming that now is as good a time to buy a property as there has ever been, with interest rates low and the property market surging forward. We have compiled stats from various sources around the country to give you an overview of the mortgage market, in case you are looking to invest…

To read the whole article, click here.

And Finally....

 Going Away this Christmas? Top Tips for Keeping your Home and Possessions Safe
With many people away visiting family and friends over the festive season, things are often hectic and important tasks, such as securing your home properly, are overlooked.   Eighty percent of burglaries occur when a house appears empty for a few days.
To read the whole article, click here.

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