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New builds and new rules will help trapped tenants in UK | Letters

I read with interest your editorial (February 21) on rental landlords and the injustice suffered by tenants excluded from the prosperity generated by the rise in property prices and who finance the comfortable retirements of their landlords. While the suggestion of extending the right to purchase regime to the private …

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Cost of living crisis: Thousands of tenants could lose their homes in months, says Sky News | UK News

Thousands of tenants could lose their homes in the coming months as the cost of living crisis worsens, figures show. A ban on evictions was put in place during the pandemic to protect vulnerable tenants, but those measures were lifted last summer and evictions are on the rise. Since then, …

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Buyers shell out tens of thousands more for homes at BCP

BUYERS had to shell out tens of thousands of extra pounds for homes in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole last year, according to new figures which also reveal the most expensive areas in the area. The impact of the coronavirus pandemic, which halted house sales during the first lockdown, coupled with …

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House prices in Dorset: cheapest and most expensive streets in the BH postcode

Streets across Dorset’s BH postcodes were ranked the cheapest and most expensive – with the average house price ranging from £99,000 to over £5million. Home sales company Property Solvers has a new tool that tracks the average price of homes sold from HM Land Registry data to determine the lowest …

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Dorset’s 10 cheapest places to live revealed – with property prices below £180,000

The cheapest places to buy property in Dorset have been revealed. Analysis of Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures shows where homes in the county are most affordable, on average. The general trend is for property prices to soar, especially as the coronavirus pandemic has triggered a desire to relocate …

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The five most viewed homes in Dorset on Rightmove in January with two ideal family homes

Rightmove announced its five most viewed properties in Dorset last month, and most are in the millions – but not all. While some people enjoy looking at pictures of their dream home, many of us need to focus on practical options. In Dorset’s January 2022 list of most viewed homes, …

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Poole Lifesaving Station makes 6,000 calls after two people were rescued in Dorset

Poole’s lifeboat station passed the 6,000 call mark as volunteers helped rescue two people from a Dorset harbour. Poole’s two lifeboats were launched by the UK Coastguard at 11.40pm on Friday February 4 to report that two people were in difficulty in the water at Bournemouth Pier. Poole Coastguard Rescue …

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Padstow’s booming prices are due to ‘old world feel’ and celebrity charm

There are plenty of inspiring places across Cornwall with a pretty character surface, but there is one particular place that has long claimed the hearts of those looking to call it home. The crazy property boom of the past two years has not been kind to Padstow. Its desirability skyrocketed …

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Real estate prices increased in November throughout the BCP

HOME prices continued to rise in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole in November, according to the latest figures. Average prices increased by 1.5% across the metropolitan area, which saw house prices in the area reach annual growth of 9.3%. The average house price in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole in November was …

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The notoriety factor drives up real estate prices by more than 100%…

Property portal, MoveStreets, has released new data that reveals how the notoriety factor can boost property prices by up to 117% when it comes to areas frequented by the rich and famous. What the research found MoveStreets analyzed the average house price in postcodes popular with celebrities in four areas …

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Studland named Dorset’s poshest village – here’s why people will be surprised

A village in part of Dorset, known for its nudist beach and nature reserve, has been rated as one of Britain’s swankiest. In the TelegraphIn the list of Britain’s 54 poshest villages, Studland on the Isle of Purbeck has been selected as Dorset’s poshest village. Not only is the average …

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Supply upgrade as PCO Board prepares for government funding

BCP COUNCIL aims to be on the starting blocks for the government’s next “race to the top” funding round. The council says some local areas are just as deserving as those in the north – although it also admits some of the wealthiest places in the country. The new white …

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‘It’s just crazy’ – People struggle to cope with soaring rents in Manchester city center

Manchester city center continues to be a popular location for people who aspire to live the ‘city life’. With its vast supply of work, shopping, entertainment and dining, our bustling city is attracting a growing population of millennials year on year. But with soaring house prices and the constant difficulty …

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Housing growth continues in the region

Housing prices increased by up to 12% in the region in 2021 House prices have risen by up to 12% in 2021, although they are expected to moderate to around 3% in 2022, according to Michael Williams, a partner at Morris, Marshall and Poole with Aberystwyth-based Norman Lloyd. ‘We have …

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Tax on luxury residences? New report suggests it for Canada

TORONTO –A new report on housing affordability calls for a surtax on homes worth more than $ 1 million to curb soaring house prices and fund affordable housing projects. The report was published by Generation Squeeze, a Vancouver-based non-profit organization, and received funding from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation …

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Poole Street named one of the most expensive places to buy

GET AROUND Millionaire’s Row in Sandbanks. A street in Lilliput where the average price of a house is £ 3.4million has been named one of the most expensive streets in the country. Pearce Avenue turned out to be the most expensive street in the southwest, according to the Halifax analysis. …

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Rightmove names coastal locations most ‘in demand’ for UK homebuyers for 2021

The UK’s largest real estate site Rightmove has revealed the most ‘requested’ coastal locations for buyers this year. Rightmove’s latest analysis of the year revealed that Bournemouth took first place as the most ‘requested’ coastal location for shoppers. The site based its analysis on millions of data points on supply, …

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The most “requested” seaside towns for house hunters revealed

Bournemouth, on the south coast of England, is the most requested seaside hot spot for homebuyers in 2021. Remote working has seen more and more people leave cities, which means searches for coastal property have increased dramatically. 1 Most Popular Coastal Cities For Shoppers According To Rightmove Data At the …

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Where house prices go up and down in Dorset

ZOOPLA has revealed the areas in Dorset where average house prices have changed the most over the past 12 months. Dorset is full of unique places to live, with many stunning beauty spots, quaint villages and commuting areas close to major cities. The coronavirus pandemic has also brought about an …

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House prices in Bournemouth rise 26% in five years

Prices for HOUSES in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole have increased from £ 245,188 in September 2015 to £ 309,741 in September 2021. This is a 26% increase to £ 64,553, according to the land register. James Scollard, owner of Clifftons Independent Estate & Letting Agents, said: “House prices in Bournemouth, …

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ACT home price records drop in October

Median house prices in Canberra are the second highest of any capital city in the country, and over the past month they have reached new highs. Here is a list of the house price records that were broken in the ACT (and Googong) suburbs in October. Chapman 20 Cercle Chauvel, …

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Pandemic turned Martha’s Vineyard housing crisis into crisis

From Boston to Cape Cod, house prices have skyrocketed, but on the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket it’s even worse. On the vineyard, the year round population has been increasing for years – and housing prices with it. But in the spring of 2020, that slow flow of newcomers …

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Australian home prices set to peak next year, Goldman says

(Bloomberg) – The Australian housing market will likely peak at the end of next year, then enter a period of stagnation in response to increased supply and tighter credit restrictions, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Prices will rise 22% this year, then slow down to a 5% gain in …

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House prices in Dorset fell in July

THE most affordable areas in Dorset to buy a home have been revealed as new figures show house prices in the county fell in July. The average house price in Dorset in July was £ 306,752, according to land registry data, down 2.9% from June. The decline, however, does not …

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How have average house prices in Dorset changed

ZOOPLA has revealed the areas in Dorset where average house prices have changed the most over the past 12 months. Dorset is full of unique places to live, with many stunning beauty spots, quaint villages and commuting areas close to major towns and cities The coronavirus pandemic has also brought …

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How many first-time buyers used Help to buy loans in BCP

HUNDREDS of first-time buyers bought homes under the government’s Help to Buy equity loan scheme in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole last year, according to figures. However, housing activists say the program “sticks a cast” on the inability to build enough housing nationwide, while doing nothing to help tenants with no …

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House prices continue to rise in Bournemouth

HOUSES prices rose 1.5% in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole in June, new figures show. This boost is contributing to the longer-term trend, which has seen house prices in the region achieve annual growth of 10.2 percent. The average house price in the metropolitan area in June was £ 308,071, according …

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Toronto housing at ‘crisis point’ as prices soar: broker

Toronto Area Real Estate Broker John Pasalis Warns Affordability of Homes in Nation’s Largest City Reaching ‘Crisis Point’ Amid Soaring Home Prices During Pandemic . In an interview on Tuesday, Pasalis, president of Toronto-based brokerage firm Realosophy Realty, said the decoupling of economic and wage fundamentals from home prices had …

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Cheapest rentals in the UK

The average rent for a bedroom in Bradford is £ 364. Photo: Getty Images Bradford, Middlesbrough and Sunderland are among the cheapest cities in the UK to rent a room, new data has revealed. The average rent for rooms in these towns is less than £ 365 ($ 500) per …

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House prices rose by £ 22,000 last year

HOUSE prices show no signs of slowing down as average property values ​​rose by more than £ 3,000 in May alone, according to the latest index. The figures show that the value of the property rose 9.5% per year through May, reaching a record high of £ 261,743 on average, …

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Places in Bournemouth and Poole for first-time buyers

The most popular areas of Bournemouth and Poole for first-time buyers have been revealed. Springbourne, East Cliff, Boscombe, Canford Heath and Creekmoor are hot spots for people stepping up the property ladder, according to a local Purplebricks real estate expert. Mark Turk, local property expert for Bournemouth at Purplebricks, said: …

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Japanese knotweed hotspots in Dorset

The famous Japanese knotweed is known to be Britain’s most invasive plant and has just emerged from hibernation. Japanese knotweed has a bad reputation among horticulturalists and homeowners, as this incredibly invasive plant can damage property and land beyond recognition. The zombie-like plant can grow a whopping four inches per …

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