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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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First time buyers face more problems

There have been numerous reports out this week showing that first time buyers have seen a steep rise in property prices.

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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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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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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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The Great British bake off is back!

This year’s series returns to our screens on the 24th August with 12 hopeful amateur cooks battling it out to become the class of 2016’s bake off champion.      

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Think tank reveals a fall in home ownership in major cities

Finding from the think tank, Resolution Foundation, have revealed that some major cities, including Manchester, have seen a marked dip in home ownership since the early 2000s.

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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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