Tag: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Consumption Booms and Housing Busts

Rising house prices are wonderful. People feel richer and more secure. Mortgage lenders, real estate agents and surveyors are busy. Home improvement services and...

The Illusory UK Housing Recovery

Apparently there is life in the UK housing market. According to ONS, UK house prices increased by 3.1% in the 12 months to June...

CML: UK Lender Funding Outlook

While the talking heads continue to debate prospects in the eurozone and the global economy that affect UK lenders' funding outlook, it has become...

UK First-time Buyers Lending at Highest Level Since 2007

Lending to first-time buyers has hit its largest quarterly total since 2007 with 68,200 purchasing their first home in the second quarter of 2013,...