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  • London landlords see lowest yields2014-07-25

    Rental yields are rock bottom, but prices are shooting up

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  • High house prices are drowning economies2014-07-25

    If desirable property is scarce, one answer is to lift planning constraints and build more houses – but construction is not a panacea

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  • Sale of Grosvenor hotel has Indian look2014-07-24

    The sale of London’s landmark Grosvenor House hotel could become an all-Indian affair, as detained tycoon Subrata Roy weighs a £550m bid from the Poonawallas

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  • £1bn docklands plan receives go ahead2014-07-24

    Planning permission given to Asian Business Port in east London

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  • Mortgage woes set to hit 2.3m households2014-07-23

    The number struggling to cover payments is expected to double by 2018 – even with small gradual interest rate rises, a study has found

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  • Private sector tenants pay highest rents2014-07-23

    Survey finds private rents take up 40 per cent of income for poorest quality housing

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  • Leslau sells Max Property to Blackstone2014-07-22

    Nick Leslau agrees to sell one of his listed companies to Blackstone in a £448m deal, but insists he is not calling the top of London’s commercial property market

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  • Big Canary Wharf project wins approval2014-07-22

    The 4.9m sq ft Wood Wharf development on eastern edge of estate will have more than 3,000 homes including a huge cylindrical residential tower

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  • Chart that tells a story . . . prime London prices2014-07-18

    Is the capital market running out of steam?

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  • Cobalt Capital Partners seeking buyer2014-07-17

    Sector has enjoyed a return to growth after years of sluggish activity following the financial crisis, as companies cut staff and construction projects were mothballed

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  • Irish bad loan bank turns to property sales2014-07-16

    Body set up in 2009 to administer bad loans in the wake of Ireland’s economic collapse to be reinvented with role overseeing real estate development

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  • New property portal signs up 1000 agents2014-07-16

    Online property portal set up by estate agents to disrupt market leaders Rightmove and Zoopla will be called OntheMarket and launches in January

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  • Target planning laws not the 1%2014-07-15

    A ‘ransom’ is taken from the pockets of renters and transferred to homeowners. This is not wealth, this is plunder

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  • Topland snaps up £75m Hallmark Hotels2014-07-15

    Property company’s director of hotels says the deal reflects Britain’s economic recovery, which has begun to ripple out from London into the regions

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  • House price boom stretches across UK2014-07-15

    Rises in UK house prices reach double-digit levels, driven by rampant growth in London and South East, according to official figures

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BBC News – Your Money

  • Buyers' peril from rising house prices2014-07-25

    Rising house prices left me high and dry - twice!

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  • Disabled face 'living costs penalty'2014-07-25

    People with disabilities face a "premium" of £550 a month owing to extra transport, insurance and living costs, a charity has claimed, prompting a commission to be launched.

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  • Hundreds hit by coach firm collapse2014-07-25

    A coach company goes into administration with the loss of 89 jobs and a knock-on effect on hundreds of customer bookings.

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  • 'Youngsters' pocket money squeezed'2014-07-25

    The economic recovery in the UK has not been felt by youngsters who have seen their pocket money fall in the last year, a survey suggests.

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  • RBS reports surprise rise in profit2014-07-25

    Royal Bank of Scotland says it expects pre-tax profits of £2.65bn for the first half of the year but warns of 'bumps in the road ahead'.

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  • Gavin and Stacey house goes on sale2014-07-25

    A house in Barry, south Wales, which was used in BBC show Gavin & Stacey is being sold for £125,000.

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  • Register 'fails to stop cold calls'2014-07-24

    Only a third of "nuisance" calls are blocked by a service that allows individuals to opt-out of marketing calls, research has found.

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  • 'Act now' on tax credit renewal2014-07-24

    Hundreds of thousands of people have a week to renew their tax credits or face losing the payments, HM Revenue and Customs says.

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  • Watchdog launches full energy probe2014-07-24

    The Competition and Markets Authority launches a full investigation of the UK energy market.

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  • Power cut compensation increased2014-07-24

    People whose power is cut off for long spells during bad weather will be eligible for much higher compensation payments.

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  • Websites frozen in pension campaign2014-07-23

    Eighteen websites have been suspended and arrests made during a campaign, being revamped on Thursday, against pensions cash "predators".

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  • 'Risk of debt peril' when rates rise2014-07-23

    A "relatively benign" rise in interest rates still has the potential to double the number of households facing debt problems, a think tank has said.

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  • Young adults face housing squeeze2014-07-23

    A growing proportion of young people have been squeezed out of the housing market in England and are renting privately instead, a report suggests.

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  • Disability benefits flaws 'grave'2014-07-23

    The disability benefits system requires a "fundamental redesign" because flaws in the process are so "grave", a group of MPs says.

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  • Nationwide brings in mortgage cap2014-07-22

    Nationwide is capping all new mortgages at 4.75 times the borrower's income and imposing a tougher affordability test.

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