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Signs of recovery in property market

 The property market is set to show a recovery in 2013 as a series of positive signals emerge from a national house price index published today. The Rightmove Index measures trends in asking prices, search activity and inquiries, and all three are up on the same time last...


How to reduce the risks of home ownership

Ministers and market leaders are trying to reduce the risk of owning a home, but it doesn't all come down to money. The vast majority of British households still aspire to own their own home, but, with the risk of borrowing too much and falling into negative equity or being...



Housing market shrugs off 'Olympic effect'

RICS August 2012 UK Housing Market Survey Activity in the UK housing market held relatively firm during August despite the distraction of the Olympic fortnight, says the latest RICS UK housing market survey (11 September 2012). In the three months to August, chartered surveyors...