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Office sauna image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 12:30:10 AM
....The office priorities for staff were "air quality, daylight, good acoustics, great coffee and food". The motivation for the business was a 30% cut in property costs per person, by using the space more efficiently. ...
Employers add a ‘cheap place to live’ to list of staff perks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 7th of May 2017 06:00:25 AM
....Forget private medical insurance or money off gym membership. If you’re a priced-out young person struggling with London’s sky-high property costs, a cheap place to live that comes with your job would probably be number one on your fantasy list of employee benefits. ...
Will London survive as a financial centre after Brexit? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 07:08:45 AM
....So delegation after delegation of ministers, mayors and assorted financial centre lobbyists have been filling London’s best hotels and providing a welcome boost to the high-end restaurant trade. Luxembourg, Frankfurt, Dublin and others have been making glossy presentations about their cities’ competitive advantages over London: lower property costs, lower corporate tax rates, Michelin-starred restaurants, and Porsche dealerships – all the essential services that make up a vibrant financial centre. ...
Homes cost more than seven times income image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 10:06:40 AM
....Working people typically face house prices of more than seven times their annual earnings as affordability is increasingly stretched. The typical property cost 7. ...
Will we pay higher stamp duty on a buy-to-let property? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 11:10:19 AM
....A The answer to your question about whether you will have to pay the higher rate of stamp duty is yes. On a property costing £220,000, which is not replacing your main residence, you will face a stamp duty bill of £8,500, which is £6,600 more than the tax at the standard rate. ...
Mortgage costs and tax are complicating our move image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 07:00:27 AM
.... This works in your favour because it reduces the taxable capital gain. Stamp duty on a property costing £100,000 was definitely 1% of the whole sum in 1998, so £1,000. ...
Could we use the help-to-buy scheme to move to a bigger home? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 6th of October 2016 06:00:01 AM
....Q I am a nurse and I own a home that an estate agent recently valued at £335,000. My partner and I would like to move to a new-build property costing £550,000. ...
House prices on Britain's most expensive street drop by £4m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of September 2016 11:01:04 PM
....”. Earlier this month, the estate agent Savills said the “prime” central London markets – those where a typical property costs several million pounds – had been hit hard by “post-referendum uncertainty” and changes to stamp duty, including April’s 3% surcharge affecting landlords and second-home buyers. ...
First-time buyers must wait seven years longer for home in south-east England image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of September 2016 11:01:24 PM
....The figures, based on mortgages approved by Halifax together with official data on earnings, show that the 10 areas with the youngest first-time buyers all have property prices below the national average of £200,754. In Carlisle, the typical first-time buyer property costs £122,826, or just under four-and-half times local earnings; in Torfaen, the average price is just over four times earnings, at £113,123. ...
'Sky-high' rental hotspots across England revealed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 4th of August 2016 11:04:48 PM
....That means rent should take up no more than £550. The England average price of a room in a house is £382, while a one-bedroom property costs £694. ...
How much of your income do you spend on rent? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of June 2016 11:23:13 AM
....The average cost of a new tenancy on a one-bedroom home hit £746 a month in May, taking up 48% of the take-home pay of a worker aged under 30, data from property firm Countrywide showed. Those in London are typically handing over 57% of their monthly wages with the average rent on a one-bed property costing £1,133 in May, Countrywide said. ...
Post Office moves branches to WH Smith image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of April 2016 08:49:01 AM
...."The vast majority of the Post Office's network of 11,500 Post Office branches is already run on a franchise or agency basis," he said. "Crown branches are still run by directly by the Post Office but factors such as high property costs and changing customer habits mean we have to consider new ways to provide our services in some locations. ...
Dozens of Post Office branches to be moved into WHSmith stores image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of April 2016 12:00:00 AM
....He said: "The vast majority of the Post Office's network of 11,500 Post Office branches is already run on a franchise or agency basis. "Crown branches are still run by directly by the Post Office but factors such as high property costs and changing customer habits mean we have to consider new ways to provide our services in some locations. ...
Stamp duty and second homes: what will I pay? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 31st of March 2016 10:50:46 AM
.... How much extra stamp duty will I pay?. You will pay the duty on any property costing £40,000 or more. ...
City news: Housing affordability and Tier 2 visa charges for businesses  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Saturday 26th of March 2016 12:01:00 AM
....Lloyds Bank’s affordability ratio compares average house prices with gross local earnings. It found the average city property costs 6. ...
Lifetime Isa: what is it and how does it work? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of March 2016 03:00:56 PM
....The Treasury says it will consider whether money saved into a lifetime Isa and the government bonus can be withdrawn in full for other specific life events. Once you have been saving for 12 months you can use the savings for a deposit on any property costing up to £450,000, as long as it is your first home. ...
London hits record low for new affordable housing, figures show image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of March 2016 04:09:22 PM
.... But the definition of affordability is highly controversial, with some “affordable” homes having a price tag of £873,000, or more than 30 times the average UK wage. House prices and rents have loomed large in the London mayoral battle, with property costs cited by many voters as their top concern. ...
We want to buy a second property, but can we let out our current home? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 25th of February 2016 07:00:26 AM
....5% – currently available on a limited number of 90% mortgages (which is close to the 87. 5% loan you would be taking out on a property costing £160,000) – you would be looking at monthly repayments of just over £715, assuming a 25-year repayment mortgage. ...
Help-to-buy loan scheme nets Treasury £213m in paper profit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 15th of February 2016 12:01:32 AM
....The data is based on figures from the government which show that by the end of September 2015, 62,569 equity loans had been advanced to buyers of newbuild properties. Until 1 February, the maximum that could be borrowed across the country was 20% of any property costing up to £600,000; since then, borrowers in London have been able to borrow up to 40%, and 15,000 have registered interest in the extended scheme. ...
Big mining finds what goes up must come down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 11th of February 2016 07:50:41 PM
.... That was merely “one of the factors”. The stuff that really appealed was the multilingual locals – “40 different languages,” cooed Google’s Matt Brittin – plus the low property costs and fast internet connections to the US. ...
Help to buy London launches, but expert questions its reach image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 1st of February 2016 11:11:40 AM
....However, Ed Stansfield, chief property economist at Capital Economics, said the scheme was not as generous as it first looked. A family with a £40,000 income could buy a property costing £240,000 with the scheme outside London and £327,250 in the capital, but in most London boroughs the average price of a property is much higher. ...
Post office jobs under threat as 39 branches set for privatisation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of January 2016 02:38:54 PM
....The Post Office said losses in the network of crown post office branches had been reduced from £46m a year in 2011-12 and that part of its network was now breaking even. But limited opportunities for growth and high property costs in some locations meant some branches would not be able to make money, it added. ...
Does the 3% stamp duty for second properties apply in Scotland? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 7th of January 2016 07:00:02 AM
.... This is remarkably similar to SDLT and will introduce a 3% supplement on the tax paid on the purchase of additional residential properties on or after 1 April 2016. As in the rest of the UK, unless an additional property costs less than £40,000, the higher rates will be payable. ...
Return of the five-year mortgage at UNDER 2pc (but with a catch) image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of January 2016 09:59:35 AM
.... . Those looking for a property costing upwards of £400,000 are likely to be excluded, unless they have very large deposits or equity. ...
Thousands of London flats to come back on to the market, estate agent says image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of December 2015 06:54:25 PM
....9%. Investors were hit by stamp duty changes in 2014’s autumn statement which added to the upfront cost of buying a property costing more than £937,400. ...
East Anglia overtakes London with fastest house price growth image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of December 2015 11:50:49 AM
.... Reforms announced in the autumn statement in December 2014 have led to much bigger stamp duty bills at the top end of the market. That means homebuyers pay 2% stamp duty on a property costing between £125,001 and £250,000, 5% on any portion between £250,001 and £925,000, 10% on the next chunk up to £1. ...
Record low interest rates help stretched borrowers afford homes image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of December 2015 12:44:48 PM
.... . The average property cost £204,552 in November, up from £188,058 a year earlier and is forecast to keep on rising rapidly. ...
Rising London property costs could lead to firms relocating, says study image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of November 2015 07:14:48 PM
. Rising property costs in central London could lead to a wave of businesses relocating outside the capital, research has claimed. ...
George Osborne unveils his 'bold plan' to tackle housing crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of November 2015 06:45:38 PM
....5m, investors will pay the additional rate, until above the final threshold they will pay 15%. The average buy-to-let property cost £184,000 last year, and the change would mean a bill of £6,700 instead of the current £1,180. ...
Buy-to-let stamp duty rise 'final nail in coffin' for small landlords image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of November 2015 06:40:08 PM
.... . As a result, the tax bill on a buy-to-let property costing £250,000 will jump from £2,500 to £8,800. ...
New buy-to-let stamp duty: How much will you pay? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of November 2015 03:51:19 PM
.... . It means the tax bill on a buy-to-ley property costing £250,000 will jump from £2,500 to £8,800. ...
Help to Buy ISAs: Free cash for first-time buyers image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of November 2015 06:21:00 PM
....But even this may not be enough given that it will take four years and seven months to secure the maximum Help to Buy Isa bonus. The average first-time buyer property costs £215,000 according to the Office for National Statistics and it could be far higher in another five years. ...
Britain's fixation with property will impoverish a generation image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 14th of November 2015 07:03:34 AM
.... . Clearly, with property costing so much relative to lifetime earnings, future generations will be servicing mortgages into their 80s and 90s. ...
London house prices most overvalued in the world, says UBS image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of October 2015 01:36:54 PM
....“It takes a skilled service-sector worker approximately 14 years of average earnings to be able to buy a 60 sq m dwelling; the expense of buying a flat is comparable to renting it for 30 years,” it said. In Hong Kong, the same property costs 21 times income to buy, and the average yearly income of a highly skilled worker can buy only around 3 sq m of living space. ...
Sales of £1m-plus homes dropped 11% in first half of 2015, figures show image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of October 2015 11:01:03 PM
....The decline in sales in the £1m-plus market was the first since 2012, and suggests that changes to the stamp duty regime in England introduced by the chancellor in December have had an impact. Following the changes, announced in the autumn statement, the duty attached to buying a property costing £1m increased from £40,000 to £43,750, while on a £2m property it increased from £100,000 to £153,750. ...
Meet the luxury owner occupiers: The high-end retailers buying their own shops to avoid rent squeeze image
.... And it emerged last week that the Italian company has approached local landlords about rent cuts on shops in Hong Kong and Macau to soften the blow of weaker sales. In Britain, however, it has taken a different approach to its management of property costs – buying real estate. ...
Five common inheritance tax myths exploded image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of September 2015 06:00:12 AM
....If the nil-rate band had increased with inflation, as measured by the consumer price index (CPI), it would now be worth approximately £378,000, according to accountancy firm Deloitte. In 2009, the average London property cost £302,411, just below the IHT threshold. ...
How to be happy in Britain: live in the north image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of August 2015 04:21:20 PM
.... Yet we’re paralysed | Matthew Taylor. In fourth place was the Staffordshire Moorlands, where an average two-bed property costs £115,000 – compared with £375,000 in the most miserable place, Haringey in north London. ...
The 200 home tower block that sold out in under five hours  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 12th of July 2015 08:58:32 AM
.... The communal cinema room in Maine Tower. Rapidly rising prices in central and south west London over the last two years have pushed more buyers and investors into the east of London where property costs less. ...
Aviva to close three offices as post-merger cost cuts begin image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 15th of June 2015 03:03:23 PM
.... . The company is looking to reduce its property costs following the completion of the tie-up between Aviva and Friends Life in April. ...
Don’t worry, the office building boom doesn’t herald another recession image
.... Growth in the first quarter was reported to be weak, though I suspect that the stats overstated any downturn. But the real issue is that the UK economy is suffering from many deep-seated weaknesses - poor productivity, insufficient skills, excess property costs and many other problems besides. ...
Small Talk: Will investors in the maverick brewer BrewDog end up nursing a hangover? image
....“Both banks and smaller tech companies are increasingly seeing Brighton, Bournemouth and Poole as lower-cost alternatives to London, with salaries and costs of office space significantly less than in  the City or Shoreditch,” says Angela Hickmore, managing director of BrightPool. “At the same time the quality of the talent pool is being enhanced as talented, skilled programmers move there for lifestyle reasons and lower residential property costs. ...
This is why 500,000 pension savers will NOT be rushing into buy-to-let image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 13th of March 2015 01:19:32 PM
.... And so, as Telegraph Money has warned repeatedly, comes the first, nasty tax hit. Say your target property costs £300,000 and you want to put down a deposit of £150,000. ...
Autumn Statement: Osborne reveals stamp duty reforms image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of December 2014 05:01:20 AM
....OBR chairman Robert Chote predicted a "very sharp squeeze" on public service spending in the next parliament based on the figures available. The new stamp duty rates at different band levels will only apply to the part of the property price that falls within that band, so there will no longer be a huge jump in stamp duty, for instance, on a property costing £500,001. ...
What are the rules on HMRC naming and shaming those who owe tax? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 24th of November 2014 09:03:36 AM
.... Mr Chan, a solicitor, argued in a letter to HMRC that he did not deliberately file an inaccurate return. It had stated that the property cost £100,000, meaning no stamp duty would be payable. ...
Retail banks need to be free to modernise their business models  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 31st of October 2014 07:19:52 PM
.... With rates now likely to stay on hold until after the election, this problem won’t go away. Excessively high property costs – caused by regulatory limits on supply – continue to damage productive companies, feeding through into all of their costs. ...
London: The world's most expensive city for homeowners image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of October 2014 05:00:50 AM
.... . The index has Hong Kong and New York in second and third place, with prime property costing £1,950 and £1,800 respectively. ...
Interest rates too low, house prices too high? Blame Chinese wedding planners image
....In a speech last week, Broadbent was at pains to explain that central banks – especially those acting for small open economies such as the UK – had little influence on the path of interest rates. The growth of Asian savings – fuelled by Chinese weddings, soaring property costs in Shanghai and the high cost of oil – are more influential on setting interest rates than the central banks themselves. ...
Boon for UK as Airbnb faces attack in New York image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 16th of October 2014 03:30:07 PM
.... . Airbnb, which allows ordinary people to put their homes or their spare bedroom up for rent, has done particularly well in New York City, as residents look for ways to cover their sky-high property costs and tourists look for an alternative to expensive Manhattan hotels, where rooms cost an average of $267 a night. ...
St Albans has Britains fastest growing property prices image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of September 2014 10:22:35 AM
.... A typical home there now costs £884,103 – a price-tag eclipsed only by Westminster, where the average figure is now £984,075 (two traditionally expensive boroughs, Kensington and Chelsea, and the City of London, are excluded from Nationwide’s index due to “low sample size”). The cheapest borough in London is Barking and Dagenham, where the average property costs £239,348. ...
Buy-to-let map: to earn income from property you'll need to head north image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 27th of September 2014 06:12:34 AM
.... . In Sheffield, where the average property costs just under £70,000 and the average monthly rent is £645, landlords are reaping gross gains of more than 11pc. ...
House prices: Poundland founder plans to slash cost of selling your home image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 26th of September 2014 08:00:37 AM
...." . "How can an agent charge double in London than in the West Midlands for doing the same job just because property costs more?" Research, commissioned by Estates Direct, claims nearly 50pc of people polled said they wanted to sell their home themselves. ...
Property prices: London ranked the world's most expensive city  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of September 2014 10:23:56 AM
.... London is now the world’s most expensive city for companies to locate employees, overtaking the previous leader, Hong Kong, which had topped the ranking for five years. This will fuel fears that multinational companies looking to set up home in London could be deterred by rising relocation and property costs, driven by the strong pound. ...
Baby clothes chain Mamas & Papas cutting costs image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 21st of August 2014 12:01:00 AM
....It wants to reduce its rental bill and has begun consultations with staff about job cuts after being hit by fierce competition. Landlords of 60 of its 63 UK shops have been asked to agree to reduce property costs through a Company Voluntary Arrangement. ...
Nine ways to increase your buy-to-let profits image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of July 2014 07:03:46 AM
Help to Buy creates 'risks' for the taxpayer, MPs warn image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 17th of June 2014 11:54:06 PM
....It is aimed at people who can afford a mortgage but are struggling to get on the housing ladder because they are unable to raise a suitable deposit. Under the scheme, the government offers buyers of a newly-built home a loan worth 20% of the purchase price, provided they have a deposit of 5% and the property costs less than £600,000. ...
London house prices in April see record 4.2% rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 30th of May 2014 11:09:24 AM
.... Homes across the region changed hands for an average of £99,001 during the month, still markedly down on their £129,077 peak. Land Registry said 69,830 residential property sales in England and Wales were lodged for registration in April 2014, ranging from a property costing £12,000 in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, to a £24m home in the London borough of Kensington & Chelsea. ...
Qantas axes 450 staff as it combines three call centres into one image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of May 2014 04:37:58 AM
...."We are facing some of the toughest conditions Qantas has ever seen, which means we have to look at ways to become more efficient and remain competitive," Strambi said in a statement. "Having call centres in three different states presents a number of challenges including property costs, duplication of management and operational complexity. ...
Avoid getting burnt buying a second home in the sun image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of April 2014 12:01:00 AM
.... “If you bought a property in Spain costing €150,000 last August, you’ll have paid £131,579. “Today, a €150,000 property costs just £123,457 and that’s a saving of £8,122 in just nine months. ...
Millets and Blacks break even after JD Sports' rescue image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of April 2014 12:18:23 PM
....”. The group is looking at closing stores or renegotiating leases and said it needs to tackle “property costs which are excessive in some legacy leases. ...
UK house price growth shows signs of 'moderation' as average London home sells for more than £362,000, Nationwide says image
...."Rising consumer confidence among borrowers, increased lending and government schemes such as Help to Buy, are all contributing to the uplift in property prices. London again led the surge, with the average property costing twice as much as elsewhere in the UK. ...

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