A property agent in Loughborough, UK. More than 474,000 homes were sold in the first half of the year in the UK, making it likely that they will surpass the about 818,000 homes sold in 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
A property agent in Loughborough, UK. More than 474,000 homes were sold in the first half of the year in the UK, making it likely that they will surpass the about 818,000 homes sold in 2020. Photo: Bloomberg

Rising UK interest rates unlikely to lead to the price drop some Hongkongers are waiting for, analysts say

  • An interest-rate increase is unlikely to dent appetite for home ownership in the UK, says executive at London property agency Benham and Reeves
  • Anyone waiting for a dip will be in ‘for a long wait’, says the director of Manchester-based developer Beech Holdings

A property agent in Loughborough, UK. More than 474,000 homes were sold in the first half of the year in the UK, making it likely that they will surpass the about 818,000 homes sold in 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
A property agent in Loughborough, UK. More than 474,000 homes were sold in the first half of the year in the UK, making it likely that they will surpass the about 818,000 homes sold in 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
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