House Prices and the Media

David Lawrenson of private rent consultancy LettingFocus.com takes the papers to task over the way they report house prices. House prices are the subject of regular conversations all around the UK. We talk about it a lot and the government knows rising house prices makes much of the voting public “feel richer” and hence, possibly happier too and more inclined […]

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How Prices are impacted by many things including Buy to Let and Available Land Supply

If more land could be built on more readily then house prices would fall. However, this may be politically unacceptable says David Lawrenson of www.LettingFocus.com in this new piece which looks at the things that drive house prices. There was an interesting piece by Stephen Wilmot in the Investors Chronicle last week, called “House Prices are Still Key to Buy […]

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Bad Mortgage Lending and Property Bubbles

For some reason, investing in residential property has often made a fool out of otherwise sensible people (and banks). All too often, they cannot see a bubble until it is about to burst. In this blog post David Lawrenson of www.LettingFocus.com mulls over the wreckage. Every now and then you will read of a banker (or one of their supporters) […]

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