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Planning Incentives Leading to Car Dependency

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Research by Transport for New Homes, visited 20 new housing developments across England. Their conclusion is that planning incentives are resulting in edge of town housing developments, which result in car-based living for residents due to a failure to include transport infrastructure.

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A Broken Housing Market?

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What does this really mean, who does it affect and can it be fixed?

The market forces of supply and demand have been at work in this sector for a number of years. Not enough new homes have been built to satisfy the demand for housing. As a result, prices have risen and/or been maintained at a high level.

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Build to Rent - Turning City Living into a Service

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The demand for city centre living remains strong but like shopping on the High Street, its becoming much more about the experience.

Build To Rent (BTR) is still in its infancy in the UK, but there is no doubt the attraction of institution owned and managed accommodation is here to stay.

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The Benefits of Blockchain in Property Sales

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The technology at the heart of bitcoin and other virtual currencies is Blockchain, an open and incorruptible digital ledger of financial transactions.

Each party on a Blockchain has access to the entire database and its history. The data is held on multiple servers and no one party controls the data or information. Every party verifies the records of its transactions. Once a transaction is entered and the accounts updated, the records cannot be altered.

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Why A Hard Brexit is Bad for the UK Property and Construction Sectors

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As time moves on with no agreement with the European Union, the likelihood of a hard Brexit looms even larger.

UK companies have been left with no option but to make contingency plans to protect their businesses and jobs. There is a real possibility that these contingencies plans will be activated very shortly and before the outcome is known.

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