TITLE

Social housing focus may be problematic

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Mortgage Strategy;8/13/2007, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the status of social housing in Great Britain. There will be an initial slowdown in house price growth due to interest rate changes, resulting to buyers' withdrawal from the market. As interest rates start to fall, buyers will return to the market in increasing numbers. As a result, the supply and demand imbalances will ensure that high levels of inflation will return to the market.
ACCESSION #
26272668

 

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