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2015 will be 'ideal' for low fixed rates

Posted by MMB Finance Swindon and Gloucester on 24 February 2015

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Borrowers currently on a standard variable rate could find substantial savings available by remortgaging, as well as the chance to fix a rate over the longer term and protect against rate rises in the future.

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The UK Housing landscape – past and present

Posted by MMB Finance Swindon and Gloucester on 23 February 2015

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There has been some discussion of late across national media around home ownership falling to its lowest level in the UK for the past 30 years, with the number of private renters soaring.

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Two thirds benefit from Stamp Duty changes

Posted by MMB Finance Swindon and Gloucester on 23 February 2015

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The changes to Stamp Duty announced in the Autumn Statement may help stimulate housing market activity, according to data, with more than two thirds of buyers in England and Wales benefiting from the move.

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FCA to launch investment banking investigation

Posted by MMB Finance Swindon and Gloucester on 19 February 2015

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The Financial Conduct Authority today announced plans to launch its first wholesale market study into investment and corporate banking to assess whether competition in the sector is working properly.

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Rightmove housing supply at record low

Posted by MMB Finance Swindon and Gloucester on 16 February 2015

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Rightmove statistics show that the average available stock for sale per estate agency branch for the last two months (57 and 58 properties) has never been lower at the beginning of the year.

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