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  1. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London home prices at new high on economic recovery, market stimulus

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 05:14am by Bloomberg

    ... at Rightmove. "The mass property market is starting to unlock after years of being handcuffed by fragile consumer confidence and a lack of low-deposit mortgages." Price growth in London last ... Bloomberg in London London homes prices hit record high amid government stimulus Asking prices for homes in London surged to a record this month, as the buoyant outlook spread to other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1451763/london-home-prices-new-high-economic-recovery-market-stimulus
  2. Property - International - BRITAIN

    British house prices still rising

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 05:16am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg UK prices still rising House prices in the United Kingdom rose last month as the property market continued to get a boost from low borrowing costs and easier access to mortgages. Nationwide Building Society said home values increased 0.6 per cent in February, a 14th monthly increase, reaching an average £177,846 (HK$2.3 million). From a year earlier, prices were up 9.4 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1440303/british-house-prices-still-rising
  3. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Londoners priced out of home market blast foreign buyers

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:28am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in London As wealthy foreign buyers snap up supply and some developers favour luxury sales, locals say they are being forgotten Londoners priced out of market Cheryl Coyne ... The status of Britain's capital as a magnet for wealthy foreign homebuyers is helping to drive prices in many areas beyond the reach of most Londoners. That is putting pressure on politicians ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1469461/londoners-priced-out-home-market-blast-foreign-buyers
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Obama strategist David Axelrod to advise British Labour

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:58pm by GDN

    ... that the lead will narrow as the economy improves and wages start to rise faster than prices. Axelrod said: "Miliband understands that a growing economy demands that you have to have broad ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1487192/barack-obama-strategist-david-axelrod-advise-british-labour
  5. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain must build one million homes to meet shortfall, says new report

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:39am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Ebbsfleet As prices surge, fuelled by a lack of properties for sale, a new report suggests Britain needs to build one million homes to meet huge demand 'Desperate housing ... at least one million homes. This shortfall has helped push up house prices in the country over the past year by nearly 10 per cent- and much more in London- bringing with it echoes of past booms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1483020/britain-must-build-one-million-homes-meet-shortfall-says-new
  6. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Songbird Estates' results buoy London property market

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Reuters

    ... in property prices in recent months on the back of resurgent economic growth and demand from overseas buyers. Songbird chief executive David Pritchard dismissed prospects of an unsustainable "bubble" in London residential property prices, pointing to population projections indicating the city would grow by 1 million people by 2020. Long-term demand suggests... a long-run underpinning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1462526/songbird-estates-results-buoy-london-property-market
  7. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Lloyds banker bearish on London's luxury property market

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 07:34am by BLOOM

    ... as investors, particularly from overseas, snapped up houses and flats in the capital to shield wealth from political and economic instability. Annual home-price gains in Britain beat increases ... at £1,250 (HK$16,000) a square foot or more, in London over the next decade, ramping up construction despite slowing price gains, consulting firm EC Harris said in November. "There is an air ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1457080/lloyds-banker-bearish-londons-luxury-property-market
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Gurkhas ‘cheated’ by British government on pay and pensions, lawmakers told

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 09:06pm by AFP

    ... benefits and allowances and the Gurkha communities in Britain. Lawmaker Jackie Doyle-Price, who is chairing the inquiry, said the process would give Gurkhas the chance to make their case. She said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1458625/gurkha-soldiers-cheated-british-government-pay-and-pensions-lawmakers
  9. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Bank of England's lending scheme fuels rise in Britain's house prices

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... yesterday. Prices were unchanged from a year earlier. Separately, market-research agency GfK NOP said its index of consumer confidence also rose last month. Data showed mortgage approvals rose ... uncertainty driving precautionary savings to elevated levels in recent quarters, we think consumers will have little room to increase spending." In its report, Nationwide said house-price growth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1143798/bank-englands-lending-scheme-fuels-rise-britains-house-prices
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    George Osborne buys round of whisky for restive Scots with tax freeze

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 09:24pm by AFP

    ... 80 per cent of the price of a bottle of Scotch whisky was tax that went to the finance ministry in London. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1453338/george-osborne-buys-round-whisky-restive-scots-tax-freeze

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