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Breaking News …. Annual House Price Growth up 10.1%

PROPERTY prices have soared by an average of more than £20,000 in a year to reach a new record high, according to Britain’s biggest mortgage lender.The market has returned to double-digit growth for the first time in almost two years, says the Halifax house price index.Buyers competing on price as ...

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Buy-to-let returns beat all other mainstream investments

TELEGRAPH (2015)Every £1 poured into buy-to-let in 1996 is now worth £15 – outperforming cash, bonds and shares over the same period, a new market study suggests.Buy-to-let investments have outperformed all major asset classes over the past 18 years, according to a study of the sector. As well as reflecting ...

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Head vs. Heart

FINANCIAL TIMES (2015) It’s a problem that many of us will ponder as we navigate the challenges of yacht parking in the Med this summer: what to do with the odd £700,000? Commodities may be sensible; poker has its pleasures – but property offers a flutter with long-term, tangible possibilities. On the ...