Category: Finance

Could the summer lull have caused house price growth drop?

According to the latest figures from the Halifax house price growth has started to slow.

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Proportion of sales to landlords drops to a five-year low

The latest Countrywide Lettings Index shows that in the three months after the introduction of the new stamp duty surcharge (Q2 2016), landlord purchases accounted for only 8% of all homes bought, the lowest proportion since 2010 and 5 percentage points … Continue reading

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Why NHBC is giving away free HUGS

The way we live has changed immeasurably. Eighty years ago, homeowners expected little more than four walls, some windows and a roof. Telephones, hard-wired into an exchange, were a luxury reserved for the very rich, most houses didn’t have indoor … Continue reading

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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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Somewhere in the middle

Having traded up from a flat or a smaller house, the middle of the housing journey is firmly the preserve of families living in large homes.

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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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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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One million more 21-34 year olds set to live at home with mum and dad over the next decade

According to Aviva more young people than ever are likely to stay living with their parents during the next 10 years.

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