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    Nick Marr

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British demand for French property rebounds

"Once in a decade" conditions have seen British demand for French property rebound, according to agents. Leggett Immobilier's sales in the first quarter of 2015 have jumped by 40 per cent, as affordable prices and low mortgage rates combine with the weak euro to boost spending power for Brits. Dem

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Falling property prices put France back on the map

France is climbing back up the popularity ladder when it comes to foreign real estate buyers according to Google. Their search data shows a strong increase in demand among foreigners looking for property in France: in Q1 2015 search queries were up 18.8 % on the same period last year. Although Russi

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UK extends Right to Buy in Housing Bill

The Right to Buy will be extended by the UK government in a new Housing Bill.  The Bill, which will be announced as part of David Cameron's Queen's Speech on 27th May, will form part of the new policies that will underpin the Conservative  Party's term in office, following a majority win in the

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Confidence climbing in Spain and Portugal

Confidence is climbing both Spain and Portugal, as agents enjoy rising demand and improving prices. The March 2015 RICS/Ci market review revealed that confidence among Portuguese professionals climbed once again, as the index hit another record high. The positive sentiment is fuelled by strengthen

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Appetite for Turkey boosted by weak lira

Demand for property in Europe has risen significantly in recent months, as political and economic uncertainty has left the euro weaker than the both the pound and the dollar. Increased spending power among British and American buyers has made European destinations such as Portugal and Spain more af

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One in four tenants vote Labour

As the UK prepares to vote for its new government on Thursday 7th May, housing has become an increasingly key topic for the general election.  With 8.5 million tenants in the UK, the expanding private rented sector is set to be a major factor in the final count. Who, though, would tenants vote fo

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UK property experts give Bank Holiday advice

May Bank Holiday may never be the same again for those in the UK looking forward to a long weekend. One of the biggest questions what to do with the extra day has been answered by several prominent property experts. UK property portal The House Shop asked 15 UK property experts what advice they woul

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UK house prices record highest monthly increase since June

London, where only 43 properties are affordable enough for an average family buying their first home UK house prices have risen by the highest monthly amount since June 2014, according to Nationwide. The lender's new house price index shows that house prices edged up 1 per cent in April 2015 com

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Brits spend £7.5 billion on moving home

Brits spent more than Â£7 billion moving home in 2015, according to new research. The report from Lloyds Bank found that the average cost of moving home in the UK has risen by 5 per cent to Â£8,689 in 2014. The average cost rose Â£431 across the 12 months, a hike that has been primarily

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Spanish property still overvalued

Spanish property is still overvalued, according to study by the OCU. The Spanish Consumers’ Association's report carried out its research for a buy-to-let study, comparing prices and rents for four cities: Madrid, Barcelona, Seville and Valencia. "Despite accumulated property prices drops since

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