Don’t worry, be happy!

While there’s lots of uncertainty about the future of the economy as the Brexit negotiations rumble on, it seems that consumers are looking on the bright side.  They are continuing to spend, despite the squeeze on their finances from high inflation.   The latest data show an underlying picture of steady growth in retail sales. … Read moreDon’t worry, be happy!

What does an interest rate rise mean? Five things you need to know

The Bank of England voted to raise rates to 0.5%, up from 0.25%, but this is not the start of a run. Only two more 0.25% increases in rates are expected over the next two years, which would bring the rate to just 1%. This rise in rates will make little difference to the housing … Read moreWhat does an interest rate rise mean? Five things you need to know

6 Solutions to Boost UK Housing Market

Countrywide, the UK’s largest property services Group, today launched its report on “Addressing Challenges in the UK Housing Market” urging Government to consider six solutions to help boost the ailing housing market:

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