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North-East tipped as next hotspot

The North-East has been tipped as a potential property hotspot by SG Hambros. A study by the wealth management group says that while the North-East presently has the lowest house prices in the UK, this is unlikely to be the case for long. It predicts that by 2015 property prices in the area will be climbing faster than the national average rise.

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Disappointing Budget for FTBs, says FirstRungNow

FirstRungNow has described today’s Budget as disappointing for first-time buyers.Helen Adams, managing director of first-time buyers advice-site FirstRungNow.com, says there is little that will be particularly helpful for first-time buyers.She says: Removing Stamp Duty from the purchase of zero-carbon homes is worthy and welcome but at the moment the number of these homes is very […]

SPML release credit repair product

Southern Pacific Mortgage Limited has released a one-year fixed rate product, starting from 6.04% with no extended tie-in.This product is available across the entire SPML product range, including buy-to-let and Right to Buy, and is available up to 95% LTV. There is also an early repayment charge of 6% during the fixed period, with one […]

Landlord culture attracts younger generation

Nearly 26% of new investors who own just one buy-to-let property are aged between 26 and 35, latest research from Mortgage Trust reveals.This age group also makes up 16% of all buy-to-let investors with up to three properties, compared to 14% six months ago. John Heron, managing director, says: Traditionally buy-to-let has been perceived as […]

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White paper — Singapore International Insights

Jelf Employee Benefits assesses key trends within the international private medical insurance provision of organisations with employees in Singapore. Benefit structure, cost management and healthcare facilities are examined and key considerations are highlighted. This edition will be of particular interest to global human resource directors and benefit managers with local and expatriate populations in Singapore.

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