Residential Property Focus

Q3 2014

What is the annual cost of housing in the UK?

Video: Counting the cost


In this issue of our video series, Lucian Cook and Sophie Chick give an overview of what the Residential Property Focus Q3 has to say, as well as discussing key issues and topics.

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In defence of owner occupation


The ability to accumulate equity remains a strong benefit to the mortgaged householder.

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Counting the annual cost of housing


The market is recovering, but what happens in the event of an increase in interest rates?

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Housing market is put to the stress test


Londoners and first-time buyers could be the first to feel the impact of new mortgage rules.

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Prime goes with the flow


As we enter the next stage of the housing cycle, market wealth is beginning to flow out of London.

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Prime forecasts, 2014-18


The outlook for growth looks positive, but tax reform remains on the agenda.

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Migration patterns provide the answer


Movers away from London’s most expensive boroughs give an indication as to where housing wealth in the future will be distributed.

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Mainstream forecasts, 2014-18


Growth in the mainstream market exceeds expectations during the first six months of 2014.

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What next after Help to Buy?


For some developers, over 40% of completions are being supported by the Equity Loan part of the scheme. It is crucial to think ahead.

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House price growth cycle


Comparing house price growth across the UK from 1995 through to 2014.


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