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  1. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Geoff Cooper of Travis Perkins says UK won't develop housing bubble

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 05:06am by Reuters

    ... catch up with demand' in U.K. Britain's housing market will avoid a price bubble resulting from the government's latest "help to buy" scheme, because supply will catch ... cent, while total housing transactions will be about one million. "With that expansion of supply coming into the market, I think that's another important check on house prices running ...

  2. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Housing market recovery causes Bank of England to shift stimulus efforts

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 05:33am by Reuters

    ... by more than 3 per cent in the three months to the end of October, Bank of England data showed. "The numbers suggest that, despite the medium-term risk of a housing bubble, banks are much ... change in policy direction should help to get the UK growth engine firing on all cylinders, as well as decrease the risk of a housing bubble developing over the medium term." On Thursday, ...

  3. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London property market stalls as buyers resist higher prices

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:50am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in London Following sharp value increases over the past year, London homebuyers turn cautious amid fears of a bubble and higher borrowing costs Investors cautious as prices hit ... last month. There was "evidence of growing resistance to rapid price rises in the London market", said Richard Donnell, a director of research at Hometrack. "Talk of a housing ...

  4. Property - International - BRITAIN

    British house prices rise at fastest pace for more than three years

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 05:10am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Nationwide points to 5.8pc price rise in October on back of expanded 'Help to Buy' scheme; Bank of England plays down bubble fears U.K. house prices rise ... and played down concerns that the rapid increase risked turning into a bubble. Nationwide said house prices in October were 5.8 per cent higher than a year earlier, compared to a 5 per cent rise ...

  5. Property - International - BRITAIN

    UK property market uneven, with London and southeast driving prices

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... warnings of a house price bubble and even calls for a house price cap from some quarters, the Office of National Statistics reported the cost of a UK home increased by 0.3 per cent during the month ... mortgage lenders so do not include cash purchases, could make worrying reading for policymakers who have been warned of the dangers of inflating a house price bubble with the launch of the second ...

  6. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Songbird Estates' results buoy London property market

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

    ... Registry data. Some commentators argue that parts of London's housing market are already in a bubble. Songbird, also a part owner of the landmark "Walkie Talkie" skyscraper ... "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 ...

  7. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain launches Help to Buy mortgage scheme

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Britain's housing market and its economy looked in need of help. Property prices have since jumped- particularly in London- leading to fears the scheme could cause a new bubble. A survey ... They dismiss concerns that the programme will fuel a boom-bust cycle in British housing. They say it will help people who have been frozen out of the property market by the big deposits sought by banks ...

  8. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London prices soar 10pc in October

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 04:49am by Bloomberg

    ... months, Rightmove said such a gain is unsustainable. In comparison, there was no risk of a property bubble outside of London, it added. House prices in England and Wales, excluding London, rose ... Bloomberg Buying frenzy prompts warning from Bank of England that market may be overextended London prices soar 10pc in past month London house prices have surged by more than 10 per cent ...

  9. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Prices on climb amid strongest market conditions for six years in UK

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... market and policymakers would act if signs of a bubble emerged. Richard Donnell, director of research at Hometrack, said: "A lack of housing for sale is set to remain a feature of the market ... British house price growth accelerated last month amid the strongest market conditions for six years as demand continued to outpace the number of homes for sale, Hometrack said. Average values ...

  10. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London's property price bubble continues to grow

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... 'bubble' is growing Asking prices for homes in London hit a record high this month as values in the exclusive borough of Kensington and Chelsea rose to an average £2.2 million (HK$27.4 million), ... in London rose 4.8 per cent to £478,071, while the average across England and Wales gained 3.5 per cent to £243,168. "There is a prime central London price bubble that keeps expanding," ...




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