Category: Buying Property

Mum and Dad continue to bankroll their kids’ property purchases

Recent research from Legal & General has revealed that the ‘bank of mum and dad’ lends £5bn each year to help their children get a foot on the property ladder.

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Properties of the month

We have a selection of homes for all types of buyers in our February round up of properties of the month.      

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Help to Buy for London Buyers

If you are one of the many individuals struggling to buy in London, help is on hand.

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Savings boost for first time buyers

The new Help to Buy ISA is a government backed scheme available to first time buyers looking to save money for a deposit towards their first home.

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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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Are the days of lengthy chains coming to an end?

Today approximately 33% of second hand houses are sold chain free, compared to only 10% ten years ago, with 2015 having the highest proportion year to date.    

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Rental prices on the rise for one beds

The recent September issue of Landbays Rental Index has reported an annual rise in rental prices in the UK of 3.9% for one bedroom properties. The report suggests the reason for such growth is down to the huge increase in … Continue reading

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Have you considered Part-Exchange?

Whether you’re moving up the property ladder or choosing to downsize, a successful move will always be dependent on a timely and efficient sale. However, selling property isn’t always easy.

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