Monthly Archives: June 2014

Help to Buy is assisting the right homebuyers with 55% of purchasers coming from the private rented sector

55% of people who have bought a property using the Government backed Help to Buy scheme have moved from the private rented sector, according to findings in Countrywide plc’s latest Quarterly Market Review.

avatar
Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying, House Prices, Industry News, Latest News Comments Off on Help to Buy is assisting the right homebuyers with 55% of purchasers coming from the private rented sector

Industry experts predict that interest rates could rise to 5%

According to Sir Charlie Bean, deputy governor for monetary policy at the Bank of England, it is ‘reasonable’ to think that rates will return to pre-recession levels in 10 years or more.

avatar
Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying, Economy, Estate Agents, Finance, Industry News, Latest News, Mortgages, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , Comments Off on Industry experts predict that interest rates could rise to 5%

Equality Trust call for tax system overhaul after figures suggest nation’s poor contribute more than rich

The British electorate considerably underestimate how much the lowest earners in the country pay in tax and are under a false impression that the country’s richest shoulder the largest burden on their income from tax, according to compelling and insightful … Continue reading

avatar
Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Economy, Industry News Tags: , , , , Comments Off on Equality Trust call for tax system overhaul after figures suggest nation’s poor contribute more than rich

Housing boom potentially peaks as prices of new houses on the market come to ‘a virtual standstill’, says Rightmove

The recent burgeoning surge in property prices appears to have decelerated across the UK this month according to Rightmove’s newly published House Price Index (HPI). Adding further fuel to the fiery debate surrounding house prices, Rightmove suggest that prices have … Continue reading

avatar
Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Economy, House Prices, Property Market Tags: , , , , , Comments Off on Housing boom potentially peaks as prices of new houses on the market come to ‘a virtual standstill’, says Rightmove

Wonderful Wimbledon

With one of the most famous Tennis tournaments keeping us glued to the TV, lets look at some of the properties up for sale in the famous area of Wimbledon, could any of these be the ‘love’ of your life?

avatar
Posted by: Samantha Turner-Meyern Categories: Buying Property, For Sale, Uncategorized Tags: , , , 1 Comment

UK inflation rate falls sharply to 1.5%, according to Consumer Price Index

The UK inflation rate has steeply fallen to its lowest value in 54 months, the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures have revealed.

avatar
Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Economy, Latest News Tags: , , Comments Off on UK inflation rate falls sharply to 1.5%, according to Consumer Price Index

Fancy a flutter in Ascot?

Every year horse racing fanatics, fashionistas and royalty flock to the delightful town of Ascot to attend one of the most exhilarating British sporting and social events of the summer – Royal Ascot.

avatar
Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Buying, For Sale, Interesting Properties Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments Off on Fancy a flutter in Ascot?

Interest Rates – Are They Set to Soar?

There has been much speculation around the subject of interest rate rises for some time now. Thankfully, since the Chancellor, George Osborne, announced in his Mansion House speech, that the Bank of England will be given new powers to intervene … Continue reading

avatar
Posted by: Samantha Turner-Meyern Categories: Economy, Finance, Industry News, Mortgages Tags: , , , , Comments Off on Interest Rates – Are They Set to Soar?