Compass Financial - Publications

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  • Property Review - October 2023 The residential sales market continues to be challenging, according to the latest UK Residential Survey by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), with demand, sales, instructions, and prices remaining in negative territory.

  • Economic Review - October 2023 The Bank of England (BoE) Governer has described the latest batch of inflation statistics as 'quite encouraging', adding that he expects a 'noticable drop' in the headline rate when the next set of data is released later this month.

  • Property Review - September 2023 The most recent UK Housing Market Update from Savills has highlighted that buyers' budgets continue to be impacted by higher mortgage rates, and although inflation has begun to move lower, core inflation remains 'unexpectedly sticky'.

  • Economic Review - September 2023 Last month, the Bank of England announced a pause in its long run of interest rate rises following an enexpected dip in the UK headline rate of inflation and 'increasing signs' that higher rates were starting to hurt the real economy.

  • Property Review - August 2023 The residential sales market experienced further negativve indicators in July, according to the latest UK Residential Survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), with new buyer enquiries and agreed sales volumes continuing their decline.

  • Economic Review - August 2023 The latest gross domestic product (GDP) statistics revealed that the UK economy grew more strongly than expected in June, although more recent survey data does suggest a renewed contraction looks 'inevitable.'