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Hamptons: Mortgages Soar

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As the Monetary Policy Committee has opted to keep base rates at 4.5 per cent for the seventh consecutive month, borrowers are using current good two-year fixed-rate deals as an incentive to spring clean their finances. This month, home
, as a proportion of new mortgages,
have almost doubled
, going from 17 per cent to 30 per cent.

OO's getting fearful of IR hikes are consolidating their positions. VIs have been spinning this as new mortgage business suggesting a pick up in house purchases.

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MEW as a percentage of average uk income upto q3 05, you will notice a bounce in MEW, which matches the MEW bounce in the last crash. You will also notice as have removed 5% of peoples income because they stopped MEWing as much, and MEW dropped off a cliff in the summer of 2004 at exactly the same time as the house prices stopped rising...

q4 2005 is released in april

Realistbear : Hamptons International dont appear to release there data :(



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