The MP for Tottenham spoke to The Independent about a short film project on social housing in the capital
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Thursday 18 April 2013
For most couples in their twenties and thirties there is nothing worse than the thought of moving back to live with their parents or in-laws, but for some it is a reality.
Tuesday 16 April 2013
House prices climbed by 1.9% year-on-year in February, but England and Wales drove the increase while Scotland and Northern Ireland posted falls, official figures showed today.
Monday 15 April 2013
London prices drop slightly
Friday 12 April 2013
JP Morgan Chase, America’s largest bank by assets, surpassed expectations with its quarterly profits today, booking a 33 per cent rise as chief executive Jamie Dimon spoke of “positive signs” that the world’s largest economy is “healthy and getting stronger.”
Thursday 11 April 2013
Euro area house prices down by 1.8%
Wednesday 10 April 2013
Pile into property was the call from City scribblers today. But not bricks and mortar. HSBC's analysts think the market is underestimating shares in the builders of houses. This may come as surprising to some – the UK housebuilder sector has already risen by an average of 24 per cent so far this year, outperforming the mid-cap index by 13 per cent. But HSBC's property team think the "Government's 'game-changing' housing market stimulus" announced at last month's Budget means the housebuilders are set to grow even further.
Tuesday 09 April 2013
Margaret Thatcher died a multi-millionaire, having made the same discovery as other prime ministers before and since that she could make more money in semi-retirement than when she was in office.
Tuesday 09 April 2013
Chartered surveyors sold around 17 homes on average over the three months to March, marking the highest number recorded since March 2010, in further signs that the market is improving
Sunday 07 April 2013
Friday 05 April 2013
House prices increased by 0.2% in March
Wednesday 03 April 2013
Next year, house prices estimated to be 2.3% higher than in 2007
Tuesday 02 April 2013
First-time home buyers should head north, where houses are still within financial reach of people on average local incomes, according to a new study.
Monday 01 April 2013
Three bedroom semi-detached properties are selling the fastest
Tuesday 26 March 2013
Asked a particularly ticklish question about sales tax during the 1964 election the then Prime Minister Sir Alec Douglas Home said: “A lot of clever chaps are thinking about it at this moment.”
Monday 25 March 2013
New consumer finance watchdog warns further pain could be on the way despite Budget pledges
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