Economic Review January 2020


The UK officially left the EU on 31 January and is now embarking on an 11-month transition period during which formal trade negotiations will take place.

Brexit has undoubtedly been an arduous process, costing two British Prime Ministers their jobs and dividing families the length and breadth of the country. However, since Boris Johnson won an landslide victory in December’s election with a mandate to ‘get Brexit done’, the UK had been heading inexorably towards the EU exit door.

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Residential Property Review January 2020

Experts’ predictions for 2020 – ‘cautiously optimistic’

The Conservatives’ general election win and increased certainty on the direction of Brexit have led property experts to predict growth confidence in the housing market in 2020. However, their optimism is cautious, according to researchers at Savills who have predicted a 1% rise. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors gave a more confident prediction of 2%.

For full briefing click here. Residential Property Review January 2020