Residential Property Review June 2018

Record high seen for £1million plus house sales

Recent Land Registry figures state that despite a small decline in the number of £1million plus houses sold in the UK in the first half of 2017, the second half saw a rebound. This culminated in a 5% increase in sales to 14,474 in 2017, a record high compared with 13,748 seen in 2016. This compares with only 7,862 £1million plus house sales, recorded in 2012.

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Residential Property Review May 2018

Highest number of vacant houses in England for decade

The UK government’s ‘Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’ has revealed that the number of vacant residential properties across England has risen for the first time in a decade, by 2.6% in 2017 to 205,293. This figure represents 0.9% of the housing stock available across the country; according to estate agent Savills.

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Your Wealth Spring 2018

MILLIONS SET TO RELY ON £7K IN RETIREMENT – DON’T BE ONE OF THEM

The poorest pensioners are relying on the state pension for around three-quarters (78%) of their income in retirement, as reported by research carried out for the Pensions Policy Institute1. According to the report, the state pension is a major component of their retirement income for all savers, except for those who have been able to make their own pension arrangements.

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Your Money Spring 2018

SAVERS HAVE MISLAID OVER £400M IN OLD PENSION POTS – DON’T LOSE TRACK OF YOURS

If you’ve changed jobs during your career, you may find yourself with several pension pots with different employers or pension providers. It’s obviously very important to track down all the different pension schemes you’ve paid into, as you’ll want to be sure that when it comes to retirement you’re claiming everything you’re entitled to.

For full briefing click here. Your Money Spring 2018