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Estate agents have been saying for some time that the London boom is slowing, particularly at the top end – but this has yet to show up in the main indices
– James Pickford

Most first-time home buyers since 2007

Halifax data highlights regional price disparities

Chart that tells a story . . . prime London prices

Is the capital market running out of steam?

Co-op mortgage applications ‘massively’ delayed

Lender fights to clear mortgage backlog

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Time to help Generation Rent

The experience of being a tenant is miserable for most

New society aims at ‘intergenerational’ market

Family Building Society offers offset mortgages

No slump in mortgage demand

New mortgage lending rules had ‘subtle, not dramatic’ effect

Kate Allen, Property correspondent.
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Fix pensions – and housing

Problems in the housing market have their roots elsewhere

Property millionaires, Fergus and Judith Wilson at the Ramada Hotel , Maidstone, Kent, Britain - 30 Sep 2009...Mandatory Credit: Photo by Nick Cunard/REX (1029621g) Fergus and wife Judith Wilson Property millionaires, Fergus and Judith Wilson at the Ramada Hotel , Maidstone, Kent, Britain - 30 Sep 2009 Fergus Wilson, a former Maths teacher who with his wife Judith is one of the UK's most successful buy to let investors with a portfolio of over 900 properties, mainly 2-3 bed houses in Kent valued at c £240million. Now in their 60s and with a less attractive property market they are intending to sell off much of their portfolio.
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‘Anyone with half a brain’ could buy-to-let

Property tycoons Fergus and Judith Wilson to sell up

Chart that tells a story... property funds flows

Investors in search of returns pour money into property

Leeds unveils holiday let mortgage

Lender improves terms on holiday home loan

London property price gap widens

Capital continues to outpace rest of UK

West Brom to repay £2m to borrowers

The building society will compensate more than 7,600 customers

Lenders’ relief after FPC intervention

Restrictions not expected to have material impact

Charity says property should help fund retirement

AgeUK report endorses equity release

House Price Index – May 2014

Annual increase of 8.5%

Mortgage lending levels off

CML figures show new lending rules curbing activity

Lenders contact interest-only borrowers

But only 30 per cent responded

Splitting up an unhappy home

Divorce rates are increasing as the economy recovers

London’s prohibitive renting laws to end

Londoners can rent out homes for three months without a permit