Category: House Prices

Flipping Homes

How can we make better use of the homes we already have? Buying a home to do up and sell on, is of course, driven by the underlying desire to make a profit, but there are also big benefits for … Continue reading

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Property stock levels at 14 year low

According to the National Association of Estate Agents, the number of homes available to buy on the open market is currently the lowest it has been for 14 years.

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Halifax report the Fastest house price rise in 9 years

According to the Halifax, house prices increased by 9.5% during 2015, the most dramatic yearly increase since 2006.

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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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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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Osborne’s Autumn Statement

In today’s Autumn statement Chancellor George Osborne has revealed plans to double the housing budget to £2billion in order to fund the build of 400,000 affordable homes by 2020.

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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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Cameron’s plans to transform ‘Generation Rent’ into ‘Generation Buy’

  Today David Cameron announced plans for 200,000 ‘starter homes’ to be built over the next five years to help boost social mobility, and make it easier for young families to get onto the property ladder.

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