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Savings Confidence On The Up

The UK population is feeling more bullish about its ability to save, a new survey by Lloyds Bank has found. The latest quarterly Lloyds Bank Savings Index asked 3,500 consumers about their savings habits during the first quarter of 2014. It found that easing pressure on disposable income and the positive economic outlook have contributed […]

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Increased Demand Sees Most Sellers Achieve the Asking Price For Their Home

Latest numbers from Hometrack show that the number of properties selling for their asking price in England and Wales hit a 10-year high in March at 96.2%. These numbers are up from 93.5% a year ago, 95.3% in January and 95.8% in February, according to the latest trend analysis. In London, virtually all properties were […]

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More People Turning to the Web to Apply for Mortgages

Internet based mortgage applications are expected to rise significantly as consumers choose to deal with their finances online according to a new report. 1,700 UK homeowners were surveyed by HSBC and the bank found that nearly one in six applied for their current mortgage online. This figure is set to double, with a more than […]

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