Category: Industry News

Learning about location

The term location, location, location has little more relevance than when you are trying to secure a school place for your child. Although the current school system claims you can choose which educational facility you would like your little Einstein … Continue reading

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Posted by: nicolasevern Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Environment, Estate Agents, House Prices, Industry News, Renting Leave a comment

Are Homebuyers Feeling Hesitant?

A new survey released this week suggests that the average Brit looking to move house or purchase their first home actually consider these plans for around 3.6 years. This survey conducted by GoCompare shows that 52% of Brits are considering … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Finance, House Prices, Industry News, Latest News, Property Market, Property News, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

Help to Buy has been extended to 2020 – what impact is this likely to have?

  With the news that Help to Buy has been extended in the Budget until 2020 there is an apparent concern for home owners and new buyers of a property price bubble especially in the London and South East regions.

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Industry News, Latest News, Property Market, Uncategorized Tags: , , , 1 Comment

UK living standards will be worse in 5 years than they were in 2008, says Resolution Foundation

The total level of disposable income that the average British household possess will be 3.5% less in 2019 than it was at the start of the financial crisis back in 2008, according to one of Britain’s top think tanks.

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First time buyer market hottest it’s been in 50 years, says Council of Mortgage Lenders

First time buyers comprised the largest percentage of mortgage recipients during 2013, the highest level of acquisition since 2000, according to the UK’s largest lenders.

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Broker battle for Help to Buy mortgages heats up

Prospective property owners across the UK have been given a significant boost this week as a number of new and attractive help to buy mortgages have been placed on the market for them to choose from. The new deals are … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Finance, Industry News, Latest News, Mortgages, Property News, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , Comments Off

Carson & Co Celebrates 40th Anniversary

                                                          This year estate and lettings agency Carson & Co celebrates its 40th anniversary. To mark this special occasion, the firm, which has an office in Festival Place, will be holding a special event. This will be held at its Camberley … Continue reading

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How far will property prices rise in 2014?

Estate agents market predictions are notoriously inaccurate, yet forecasters seem to agree values are likely to rise over the next 12 months. Forecasting the housing market is especially difficult, but many companies regularly try their hand at it. With prices … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Finance, House Prices, Industry News, Mortgages, Uncategorized Tags: , , , 1 Comment