Simon Rubinsohn

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    Not very great expectations


    It seems that the government’s acceleration in capital spending has not had as large an impact on workloads as might have been expected

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    Safe as houses?


    Housebuilders are unlikely to risk undermining a shaky recovery by building more houses – more’s the pity

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    Green shoots - 26 June 2009


    In this week’s expert scrutiny of the latest evidence of green shoots, Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at the RICS, examines the Council of Mortgage Lenders’ (CML) data on mortgage lending and repossessions

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    Housing activity rises but prices set for further falls


    Buyers may be rushing to the estate agents but, with prices still falling, sellers aren't following suit

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    Housing activity rises but prices set for further falls


    The latest RICS housing market survey paints a more optimistic picture of the housing market, with evidence that confidence and activity continue to improve.