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UK House Prices the Most Accurate General Election Forecast Predictor

ElectionOracle / UK Housing Jul 07, 2017 - 01:28 PM GMT

By: Nadeem_Walayat

ElectionOracle

UK house prices wealth effect once more proved to be the MOST accurate forecaster for the outcome of UK general elections i.e. April house prices data implied 342 Tory seats, which far more reliable when compared to the a range of forecast expectations primarily by pollster based analysts that extended 375 seats just prior to polling day.


UK House prices analysis based on April data:

UK House Prices Forecast General Election 2017 Seats Result, for 2015 was 328

Whilst house prices data for May released on the 7th June implied just 334 Tory seats! By far the most accurate predictor. So house prices's analysis should be tasked as being of primary importance ahead of ALL other analysis. Therefore getting an accurate gauge of house prices trend and momentum going into polling day is the key towards arriving at an accurate election forecast conclusion, everything else should be secondary.

See the following video for 9 key forecasting lessons learned for the NEXT UK general election :

https://youtu.be/qL2sTLpeCGI (20 mins)

And do subscribe to our youtube and free newsletter for my forthcoming in-depth analysis and financial markets trend forecasts as hopefully we won't need to worry about another general election for at least a year.

By Nadeem Walayat

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Nadeem Walayat has over 25 years experience of trading derivatives, portfolio management and analysing the financial markets, including one of few who both anticipated and Beat the 1987 Crash. Nadeem's forward looking analysis focuses on UK inflation, economy, interest rates and housing market. He is the author of five ebook's in the The Inflation Mega-Trend and Stocks Stealth Bull Market series that can be downloaded for Free.

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