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London House Prices Collapse

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) have revealed that most surveyors have said that house prices in London have fallen as a result of Brexit. It will be some months before the true extent of the drop is known, but it is widely acknowledged that the rest of the UK has since seen prices on hold, whereas the capital has declined.

There are many reasons for this, but it is now time to...

Theresa May

Theresa May Becomes Prime Minister

The date July 14th 2016 is officially the day that Theresa May become the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. As only the second female prime minister in British history, she has already created major waves. In her first full day in Downing Street, she has formed her first cabinet and made some interesting appointments...
Energy Providers

Energy Providers Pull Fixed Rate Tarrifs

Utility bills are a big concern for many homeowners. It seems like gas and electricity bills go up every single year, but there is actually little you can do about this without a fixed-rate tariff. You can continue to switch, but that is only one defence. The recent news reveals that twelve energy providers have taken down their fixed-rate tariffs....
Bank

Bank of England to Cut Interest Rates

The average household likely does not keep up with dull announcements from the Bank of England. But you may have heard that the Bank of England is likely going to cut interest rates to record lows of 0.25% within the next month. For financial planning purposes, this is something that you should remain wary of. It could well mean big things going forward...
Brexit Home Improvement

Is Brexit the Right Time to Opt for Home Improvement Projects?

Improving your home is one of the best ways to increase the value of your home and make it ready for selling. Alternatively, you may just want to improve your home because this is a place that you want to be proud of. Regardless of why you are considering a home improvement project, you need...
Bank of England Interest Rates

What the Bank of England Interest Rate Decrease Means for Your Mortgage

Mortgages are a major commitment. Much has been made of the difficulty associated with acquiring a mortgage in recent years. Some banks are asking for as much as a 30% deposit before they will give you a mortgage. Younger people have been hit the hardest by this attitude in relation to...
Brexit

Brexit and Home Insurance

Margins aside, Britain is set to leave the European Union (EU). Leaving the EU, dubbed Brexit, is going to make a big difference to your life. Home insurance is one area that could change based on what happens to the economy. You need to be aware of these changes so you can make an informed decision as to the type of coverage you take and the provider you settle on...
Foreign Buyers

Foreign Buyers Look to Snap Up Bargain UK Homes As Currency Falls

Foreign buyers are looking to snap up homes in and around London after the Sterling fell against every other major currency. The influx of foreign buyers to the UK is nothing new, though. London has suffered from foreign investors buying up property for many years, particularly...
Financial Forecast L

Sterling Forecast to Fall

Much has been made of the financial markets about the value of Sterling and its complete collapse following the vote to leave the European Union (EU). Brexit has caused ripples throughout the country, and a lot of financial analysts are worried. Those who are due to suffer most of all are international businesses with substantial stakes in Sterling...