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Complete names dates for events

Complete Mortgages has released dates for the first of its 2007 broker and lender round tables. Its first buy-to-let event will be held at Southampton FC’s St Mary’s Stadium on March 20, followed by a specialist mortgage event at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium on March 27.


A dismal 19% of consumers aware of sub-prime market

Despite predictions that the sub-prime sector is set to grow significantly over the next few years, only 19% of consumers have heard of the sub-prime market, research from Beacon Homeloans reveals.While many consumers were ignorant as to what this sector actually covered, they were clearer as to who could benefit from it. The research found […]

BUDGET 2007: Chancellor cuts relief on empty commercial properties

The Chancellor is to restrict relief on commercial property lying empty for industrial properties to six months and to three months for retail premises and offices and special exemptions for charities.The measure is in line with recommendations in the Lyon’s report published today, in order to relieve surplus demand for property in some areas.

Linden Homes points to growth

The new homes market is exceptionally strong heading into spring, says Linden Homes. In January and February this year, the house builder’s sales were 55% higher than in the same period last year. Almost 2,000 potential customers visited its developments, leading to 222 sales compared with 143 sales in the first two months of 2006.


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