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UK property market softens ahead of general election

by Nick Wallwork on March 30, 2015

UK property market softens ahead of general election

UK property market softens ahead of general election

While a change in government these days tends to have little impact on investment and property markets there are signs that the UK property market is softening. We have just over 30 days to go to the general election and it seems that investors are taking more notice of the politicians than ever before. So, will we see the traditional slowdown ahead of the election and then a pickup, no matter what government is in power?

Is this time different?

There are a number of issues to take into consideration regarding the UK as a whole, the UK economy and UK property market. The election on the horizon is not only set to be one of the closest in recent history but also a number of new facts are coming into play. Whether or not these new factors impact the medium to long term performance of the UK property market remains to be seen but they are worth taking note of. [click to continue…]

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