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Home transactions are poised to rise

Research carried out by provides evidence that the number of homes being bought and sold will grow strongly in the new year.

This seems to be in line with optimism that prices are set to rise moderately during 2006.


NLA welcomes private-rented sector report

The National Landlords Association has welcomed the recent report on the private-rented sector published by Camden Council. The report, produced by the Private Rented Sector Accommodation Scrutiny Panel, reflects the fact that a quarter of all households in the borough now rent their homes from a private landlord, almost as many as remain tenants of […]

Amber sells 14m of mortgage loans to the Scottish

Amber Homeloans has announced its 50th portfolio transaction following the sale of 14.2m of mortgage loans to the Scottish. This is the first transaction between these two organisations and was brokered by Mutual One.Mark Smitheringale, director of asset trading at Amber, says: “We are delighted to have established this relationship with the Scottish and look […]

West Brom donates 10,000 for Christmas charities

With Christmas just around the corner, The West Bromwich, in partnership with the Mercian Trust, is donating 10,000 to support local community seasonal fundraising activities.Among the beneficiaries throughout the region are the Phoenix Singers, who will perform a fundraising concert in aid of St Marys Hospice at the Adrian Boult Conservatoire in Birmingham at 4.30pm […]

Europe: why persist with value today?

By Rob Burnett, Neptune’s Head of European Equities The Neptune European Opportunities Fund remains committed to a value bias. We see a broadening array of opportunities in diversified industries at compelling valuations today. The most complicated part of the market is the European banks. We are currently overweight in this sub-sector as many banks are […]


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