Category: Economy

Should home sellers pay stamp duty?

Would changing the rules around stamp duty fees help younger people get onto the property ladder?

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London rental growth stalls

July’s countrywide lettings index shows that rental growth slowed across every region of the country. London recorded the first annual drop in rents for six years, falling by 0.5 % over the past 12 months.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Economy, Industry News, Landlords Advice, Letting, Letting Agents, Renting, Tenants Advice, Uncategorized Tags: , , , Comments Off on London rental growth stalls

26% of parents are moving to secure a school catchment area address

Over 58% of parents in the UK with children of school age say catchments areas will have an impact on where they choose to live in the future.      

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Snakes and Ladders series; Grey spots

The final chapter of the housing journey begins when people start trading in large family homes for smaller ones.      

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Posted by: Laura Ellis Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Economy, Environment, House Prices, Industry News, Latest News, Property Advice, Property Market, Property News, Savings, Selling, Selling Property, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments Off on Snakes and Ladders series; Grey spots

First-time movers

We’re comfortable talking about first time buyers, a journey given much scrutiny and much measurement, but we are much less likely to talk about those moving for the first time.

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Snakes and ladders; our housing journey

First time buyers are front of the pack in the Government’s drive for home ownership, with much recent housing policy aimed at supporting their first purchase. But once they become home owners their journey doesn’t end, even if the state … Continue reading

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Second step buyers

Money expert uSwitch are urging homeowners to plan ahead when preparing to purchase their next home due to variations in the value of different property types.

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Posted by: Laura Ellis Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Economy, Finance, House Prices, Latest News, Money Saving Tips, Mortgages, Property Advice, Property Market, Property News, Savings, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments Off on Second step buyers

The return of renting: Build to rent

For the UK, creating a link between the growth of the private rented sector and the delivery of new homes offers the opportunity to both increase the volume of homes built in the UK, and improve the experience of renters. … Continue reading

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