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Over two million first time buyers have bought a home with a mortgage since interest rates fell to an historic low of 0.5% in March 2009 but experts are warning that could come to an end as a rise in rates is becoming increasingly likely. The Bank of England has hinted that a rise might […]
A former letting agent from Kettering has been ordered to pay a confiscation order of £1 million made under the Proceeds of Crime Act following a financial investigation by Northamptonshire County Council Trading Standards. Harpreet Garcha, who ran property lettings franchises Belvoir in Kettering, Desborough and Corby, was sentenced to two years and nine months in prison […]
Two of the UK’s leading “PropTech” — property technology — companies have announced fundraisings of over £45 million between them over the last few days. Yopa, an online estate agent that offers a fixed transaction fee rather than taking a percentage of the sale, announced late on Friday that it had raised £27.6 million from estate […]
Mortgage approvals for house purchases jumped to a 16-month high in July, new figures from the Bank of England released today show. Last month, some 68,689 mortgages were approved, up from 65,318 in June and a seven-month low of 65,140 in April. Howard Archer, chief economic adviser for the EY Item Club, noted that July’s […]
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On this week in history (18th to 24th September inclusive) as follows; 1519 – Ferdinand Megellan sets sail from Seville in Spain with a fleet of 5 small ships in an attempt to circumnavigate the world 1857 – British forces retake Delhi from Indian mutineers 1862 – President Abraham Lincoln issues his Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation […]
Telematics, connectivity, big data, cloud services and the internet of things are leading to a digital revolution in the truck industry. The greatest potential is within services, and Volvo Trucks is working actively to realise its target of zero unplanned standstills. To read the full article click here.
Property Pact, a new property funding platform, has been launched after gaining consent from the Financial Conduct Authority. Property Pact, which connects homebuyers with people who are able to invest in making their property purchases possible, is now accepting applications from first-time buyers to be featured on their peer-to-peer crowdfunding platform in order to seek […]
A nightmare on UK roads for most drivers: potholes! And they just won’t seem to go away. As one issue is resolved, another pops up elsewhere, especially if the results of a new report by the RAC is anything to go on. To read the full article from UK Haulier click here.
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