April 2014

Arrears down according to LSL tracker

The number of tenants in severe arrears in the first quarter – those more than two months behind on their rent – stands at 68,000, down from 105,000 in the same period last year. Those owing more than two months’…

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Cash buyers on the rise.

It says 350,000 properties were bought outright with cash in 2013, accounting for more than a third of sales and a higher proportion than at any time since 2007 But many of these cash buyers are not freeing up other…

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