Category: Property Market

Manchester standing tall

Manchester city centre has changed beyond recognition over the last decade. The city has seen an explosion in the number of high rise developments being built, the most well-known being Beetham Tower.    

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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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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying, Buying Property, New Builds, Property Advice, Property Market, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

Our guide to the Right to Rent Scheme

With the new Right to Rent Scheme launched on 1st February 2016, Landlords are now required by law to check any potential immigration status before granting a tenancy. Failure to do so can result in fines of up to £3000. … Continue reading

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Continued rental rises throughout 2015

Analysis carried out by Countrywide has shown that rents for newly let homes continued to grow in 2015 albeit at a slower pace than in 2014.    

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New Year spike in demand for property

With the New Year peak in house hunting under way, the gap between the number of potential buyers looking for homes and the volume of property available for purchase is widening at pace.  

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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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