Property Market Review – January 2018

Property Market Review – January 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of the Property Market Review, this article is designed to keep you informed about general updates in the housing market.

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3 Reasons to Make Time For A Regular Health Check

3 Reasons to Make Time For A Regular Health Check

Sometimes it can feel that there’s not enough time in the day to do whatever it is you absolutely need to do, let alone get started on what you want to do or what you feel you ought to do.  It is, however, often very worthwhile to make the time to have a regular financial health check with a financial adviser.  Here are 3 reasons why.

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Could You Build Your Own Home?

Could You Build Your Own Home?

There’s a lot goes in to building a house and commercial housing developments are often a matter of teamwork, with tasks handed out to people who specialise in them.  Private housing development, however, can, within certain limits, work within their own rules and you might be surprised at the options for creating your own home from scratch (or almost).  Here are three options for doing so - and three considerations to keep in mind when making your plans.

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Inflation, Interest Rates & Investment

Inflation, Interest Rates & Investment

There are various ways to measure inflation but the basic idea behind them is much the same, inflation indexes track the changes in a basket of goods and services which is considered to be a good representation of how the average person spends their money.  Of course, whether or not it is a good representation of how you personally spend your money, depends on how closely you fit the model of the “average person” and this can work both ways, in other words, you might find that your personal rate of inflation is higher or lower than the official measure.

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