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What is happening to UK house prices and rents?

Now we are a few months down the road from the vote in the UK to leave the EU we can take a look at the state of play in the housing market. 1,281 more words

General Economics

Class before Trumponomics, part 3

In the second installment of this series on “class before Trumponomics,” I argued that, in recent decades, while American workers have created enormous wealth, most of the increase in that wealth has been captured by their employers and a tiny group at the top—as workers have been forced to compete with one another for new kinds of jobs, with fewer protections, at lower wages, and with less security than they once expected. 1,031 more words

Onion in Handkerchief Time From Mainstream Economics & Politicians

Maybe the negative projections on poor income will come true and maybe there is a huge negative from BrExit. However to the poor it will be nothing like the cuts in benefits (in and out of work) nor their loss of health care that is coming from first New Labour policy and latterly Coalition and Conservative Govt – effectively a continuum backed but the #fakenews of  all national newspapers. 274 more words

Economics

Budapest Property Boom - Why?

Hungarian and foreign investors are buying apartments in bulk in Budapest at prices still below their pre-crisis peak and in the hope of robust returns. Wherever one looks online, from Bloomberg to Google Ads, double-digit returns are promised on Budapest properties. 1,008 more words

Analysis

Budapest Property Boom - How Big?

Years after housing prices in most European capitals rebounded from the financial crisis, Budapest’s market started to show signs of life in 2015. Hungarian and foreign investors are buying apartments in bulk at prices still below their pre-crisis peak and in the hope of robust returns. 1,163 more words

Analysis

UK rents are going to surge. Really?

The issue of rents is something which has two main drivers to attract our attention. The main one is that whilst the UK often likes to think of itself as a nation of home owners the fact is that more and more people are renting this days. 1,315 more words

General Economics