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>"An end to ultra-low rates mean borrowers can only afford smaller mortgages"
>"An end to ultra-low rates mean borrowers can only afford smaller mortgages"
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"China’s mortgage strikes are affecting its economy but won’t cause global contagion."
"China’s mortgage strikes are affecting its economy but won’t cause global contagion."
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"Competition watchdog cracks down on ‘unfair’ leasehold terms that trapped people in properties they could not sell."
"Competition watchdog cracks down on ‘unfair’ leasehold terms that trapped people in properties they could not sell."
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>"Data due this week will be closely scrutinised to discern whether the market’s remarkable resilience is faltering"
>"Data due this week will be closely scrutinised to discern whether the market’s remarkable resilience is faltering"
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The article tells of a family in an enviable financial position just a few years ago, when real estate prices were soaring. They had a good income and their mountain of debt was easily managed as long as the value of the real estate backing _...Read More_
The article tells of a family in an enviable financial position just a few years ago, when real estate prices were soaring. They had a good income and their mountain of debt was easily managed as long as the value of the real estate backing _...Read More_
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After a year of booming prices driven by stamp duty holidays across the UK and changes in the types of properties being bought and sold, forecasters typically suggest house price growth of between 3 and 5% next year.
After a year of booming prices driven by stamp duty holidays across the UK and changes in the types of properties being bought and sold, forecasters typically suggest house price growth of between 3 and 5% next year.
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"The global pandemic, rising inflation and hawkish stances by central banks seem like they should dampen sentiment. Even so, investors learning to live with the virus, limited effects from the Fed’s tonal shift and policy easing from China _...Read More_
"The global pandemic, rising inflation and hawkish stances by central banks seem like they should dampen sentiment. Even so, investors learning to live with the virus, limited effects from the Fed’s tonal shift and policy easing from China _...Read More_
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"Xi Jinping’s mission is not only to control the housing bubble, but rein in untethered industries and foreign capital"
"Xi Jinping’s mission is not only to control the housing bubble, but rein in untethered industries and foreign capital"
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"Beijing’s stricter regulation of local government borrowing and real estate developers increase the risks that some of them may run out of cash, analysts say."
"Beijing’s stricter regulation of local government borrowing and real estate developers increase the risks that some of them may run out of cash, analysts say."
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"China needs a large and vibrant real-estate sector to build enough housing in its big cities to meet the urbanisation demand in the next 10-20 years. Its high levels of savings and investment should also be seen as a blessing."
"China needs a large and vibrant real-estate sector to build enough housing in its big cities to meet the urbanisation demand in the next 10-20 years. Its high levels of savings and investment should also be seen as a blessing."
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"The government will at last roll out a property tax."
"The government will at last roll out a property tax."
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"China's pilot program of a five-year property tax is a step toward healthier growth and the goal of common prosperity, and is unlikely to trigger major long-term fluctuations in the real estate market, economists and industry insiders _...Read More_
"China's pilot program of a five-year property tax is a step toward healthier growth and the goal of common prosperity, and is unlikely to trigger major long-term fluctuations in the real estate market, economists and industry insiders _...Read More_
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"The Chinese government had tossed about the idea of taxing property owners for years to rein in runaway prices, redistribute wealth and bolster state coffers with much-needed revenue."
"The Chinese government had tossed about the idea of taxing property owners for years to rein in runaway prices, redistribute wealth and bolster state coffers with much-needed revenue."
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"Market-watchers are expecting an increase as early as next month. Here’s how it would hit mortgages, savings and debt"
"Market-watchers are expecting an increase as early as next month. Here’s how it would hit mortgages, savings and debt"