Housing market

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‘The property market is disgraceful’: why bosses are renting homes to staff
Some bosses are taking action amid claims sites such as Airbnb are pricing workers out of housing

Suzanne Bearne

02, Jul, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The damaging policy of Britain’s right-to-buy policy | Letters
Letters: Readers on how the disappearance of quality social housing has left families and communities in crisis


01, Jul, 2022 @4:49 PM

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Average UK house prices face slowdown despite hitting record high
Weakening economy, cost-of-living squeeze and rising interest rates are cooling market, index shows

Julia Kollewe

30, Jun, 2022 @2:34 PM

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From Thatcher to Johnson: how right to buy has fuelled a 40-year housing crisis
Ever since the 80s Tory leaders have dreamed of creating a ‘property-owning democracy’. But selling off social housing has left millions of Britons in grotty privately rented accommodation

Lynsey Hanley

29, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Covid couldn’t cool house prices, but the economic chill might
Data due this week will be closely scrutinised to discern whether the market’s remarkable resilience is faltering

Julia Kollewe

25, Jun, 2022 @11:05 PM

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Second homes can be a blight and a blessing on British towns. We need the right balance | Simon Jenkins
Since childhood I have lived some of the year in a Welsh valley. It is possible to become a part of the local community, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

25, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Scottish castle on market for £1.25m after battle over £230 debt ends
Previous owner of Knockderry Castle was evicted after refusing to pay bill that then spiralled to £30,000

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

24, Jun, 2022 @12:31 PM

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House prices in Great Britain hit record high but falls predicted this year
Rightmove expects cost of living crisis to have impact on market in second half of year

Rupert Jones

19, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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What the Bank of England’s base rate rise to 1.25% means for you
The effect of the interest rate increase on mortgages, savings, annuities, house prices and rents

Hilary Osborne

16, Jun, 2022 @1:54 PM

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The Guardian view on Whitby’s second-home referendum: highlighting a national crisis | Editorial
Editorial: The future of some of Britain’s most beautiful locations should be determined by locals, not property investors


15, Jun, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Whitby votes to limit sales of second homes
Move to restrict sales of new-build properties is not legally binding but organisers hope to influence planning decisions

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

14, Jun, 2022 @8:37 AM

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How do we fix the UK housing crisis?
Experts give six ways of tackling the biggest problems

Hilary Osborne, Pamela Duncan and Lydia McMullan

09, Jun, 2022 @7:40 AM

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