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The Impact of Lehman Brothers on European Housing Markets 5 Years On

Kate Everett-Allen, International Residential Researcher at Knight Frank, said: “With the fifth anniversary of Lehman Brothers’ collapse approaching on September 15th we look at how Europe’s housing markets have fared, calculating each market’s average price change from Q3 2008 to date. Continue reading

Bank of England Keeps Interest Rates Low!

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee today agreed to maintain the official Bank Rate at 0.5%, the historical low introduced early on in the financial crisis. Continue reading

CML Gross Mortgage Lending

Although the negative news coming out of the Eurozone and Europe is impacting on the housing market, the recent figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders show an increase in lending. Octobers grow mortgage lending was estimated to be £13.1 … Continue reading

November Rightmove HPI

The Rightmove.co.uk House Price Index (HPI) for November 2011 sees a remarkable fall in house for sale prices and seller numbers. The November figures reported a large fall of -3.1% which is in complete contrast to the sizable positive 2.8% … Continue reading

Bank of England

The Bank of England today took the decision to inject a further £75bn into the UK Economy via it’s programme of quantitaive easing (QE). This is in addition to the £200bn it has already pupmed into back in 2009. The … Continue reading