Andrew Montlake

Market Watch: Warm weather brightens market outlook

Spring sunshine and an easing of Brexit tensions provide reasons to be cheerful for the industry, despite seismic shifts in the buy-to-let space The glorious weather over the Easter sojourn we have had usually does wonders for the property market. There is something about sunshine that makes people want to not just dust off their […]

Market Watch: Market lurches on but Brexit still casts shadow

While most of us are waiting to see what the Brexit decision brings, buyers may want to make their move now There have been quite a few statistics out already showing the mortgage market has started 2019 pretty well. We know this is being driven by remortgages and first-time buyers, who are benefiting from Help […]

Market Watch: Housing agendas miss the mark

Despite the prominence given to housing during conference season, political parties offered few original solutions for long-term problems It is political party conference season once again and housing is near the top of the agenda. Unfortunately, the ideas offer nothing particularly new or innovative. Among other things, Labour wants to introduce a levy on second […]

Andrew Montlake-Coreco

Market Watch: From the sublime to the ridiculous

As Brexit uncertainty clouds businesses’ future plans, World Cup fervour may prompt an interest-rate increase and AST changes could be nigh. At this point, you are either reading this on a wave of passionate pride in our brilliant England team continuing to battle towards their first World Cup semi-final since 1990, or bemoaning an opportunity […]


Market Watch: The drugs don’t work

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