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London house prices, the mansion tax and 10-year fixes – The Mortgage Solutions quiz

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  • 23/01/2015
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London house prices, the mansion tax and 10-year fixes – The Mortgage Solutions quiz
Here's our news quiz to test your knowledge of the week's mortgage news. Were you paying attention?

Where in London did housing prices outpace the rest of the capital in 2014?

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A) Clapham

B) Balham

C) Kensington

 

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Correct answer: B) Balham

Which London hotel is set to be mortgaged to fund a tycoon’s bail bid?

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A) GROSVENOR HOUSE

B) THE DORCHESTER

C) THE CONNAUGHT

 

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Correct answer: A) Grosvenor House

Which Labour peer criticised his party’s mansion tax proposal this week, calling it ‘crude’ and ‘short-termist’? 

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A) JOHN PRESCOTT

B) ALAN SUGAR

C) PETER MANDELSON

 

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Correct answer: C) Peter Mandelson

This week Nationwide launched the lowest 10-year fixed rate mortgage on to the market, but how much has it cut rates by?

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A) 0.45%

B) 0.65%

C) 0.55%

 

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Correct answer: C) 0.55%

The IMF has downgraded its global growth forecast, saying it expected the economy to grow slower this year and next. What did it cut its estimate to?

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A) 3.5%

B) 3.8%

C) 3.0%

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Correct answer: A) 3.5%

Congratulations you have completed The Mortgage Solutions Quiz! Have a great weekend.

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