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Second step buyers

CoinsMoney 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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Posted by: Laura Ellis Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Economy, Finance, House Prices, Latest News, Money Saving Tips, Mortgages, Property Advice, Property Market, Property News, Savings, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments Off on Second step buyers

The return of renting: Build to rent

Land ImageFor the UK, creating a link between the growth of the private rented sector and the delivery of new homes offers the opportunity to both increase the volume of homes built in the UK, and improve the experience of renters. 2016 will be a formative year in the growth of the institutionally backed build to rent sector.

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New official House price index

Inflation savingsYesterday saw the launch of the new and improved UK House price index.

 

 

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Londoners spend the highest proportion of their income on rent since 2007

PurseAccording to Countrywide’s Monthly Lettings Index for May, the average cost of renting a one-bedroom home in Great Britain accounts for 48% of the post-tax income of an average young full-time worker.  This compares to 45% in 2007.  Rents have increased 27% since 2007 outpacing a 16% growth in incomes.  Continue reading

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Countrywide to offer customers unprecedented choice of the fullest range of services in the market

Frank Innes secondary Countrywide PLC has announced plans to create a step-change in customer choice by becoming the first UK estate agency to combine its traditional strength of local expertise with the control and convenience of a new online service. Continue reading

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

3 bed auction KentAccording to Aviva more young people than ever are likely to stay living with their parents during the next 10 years. Continue reading

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Make a newly built home your next home

Surveying_Blog_PostAre you looking to make a move? Whether you are already a homeowner or a first time buyer, there are a number of benefits why buying a new build property could be the answer to your next move. Continue reading

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Could buyers soon see the back of ‘Gazumping’?

gazumping-512x512It has emerged in recent weeks that the government could soon look to ban ‘Gazumping’. A fundamental move which will prevent millions of house sales falling through each year, and avoiding the disappointment faced by buyers.

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Posted by: Laura Ellis Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Economy, Estate Agents, Finance, For Sale, Industry News, Latest News, Legal matters, Property Advice, Property News, Selling, Selling Property Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments Off on Could buyers soon see the back of ‘Gazumping’?