Category: Buying

Properties of the month

New Year new home? Check out our reduced priced dream homes, bargain Auction properties and shiny new homes for sale in our January properties of the month roundup.  

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New Year spike in demand for property

With the New Year peak in house hunting under way, the gap between the number of potential buyers looking for homes and the volume of property available for purchase is widening at pace.  

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‘Pulling out all the stops’ for housebuilding

According to ministers the government is planning to do all it can to ensure the construction of 13,000 homes on public land.

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Savings boost for first time buyers

The new Help to Buy ISA is a government backed scheme available to first time buyers looking to save money for a deposit towards their first home.

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Properties of the month

With the festivities in full swing for most, some of us are already thinking about the New Year ahead. If you are thinking of making a move next year why not take a look at our top picks for properties … Continue reading

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Buy to let homes face higher stamp duty

The chancellor has announced that people buying second homes will have to pay a higher rate of stamp duty. From April 2016 an extra 3% surcharge will be added to each stamp duty band.

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Are the days of lengthy chains coming to an end?

Today approximately 33% of second hand houses are sold chain free, compared to only 10% ten years ago, with 2015 having the highest proportion year to date.    

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Office for National Statistics reveals 6.1% price rises

House prices rose by 6.1% in the year to September 2015, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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