Category: Property Market

Average price for UK home nearing peak

In a report conducted by Rightmove, it has been revealed that the average price for a home in the United Kingdom is just £30 short of the all-time record amount. Rightmove went on to forecast that the peak average price … Continue reading

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Estate Agents, House Prices, Property Market Tags: , , , , , , Leave a comment

Landlords boost returns by following careful purchasing strategy

Tenants and owner occupiers seek different things when acquiring a home, understanding these differences allows canny landlords to tailor their rental properties to meet tenant requirements. This and other planning strategies can help boost landlord returns.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Economy, Landlords Advice, Letting, Rental Market Tags: , , Leave a comment

House prices drop 0.1% in February

The largest building society in the United Kingdom, Nationwide, have released figures revealing that house prices fell by 0.1% in February 2015. The report also showed that the rate of price inflation had dropped to 5.7%, meaning that is has … Continue reading

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Homeownership falls to lowest level for 29 years

The Department for Communities and Local Government has released data from the English Housing Survey revealing that of the 22.6 million households in England during 2013/14, 63% of them were occupied by the owners. This is a fall of 2% … Continue reading

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Home is where the heart is ……..

With the scent of love in the air and cupid busier then ever, we thought we would take a look at some romantic properties, set to make even the most coldest hearts melt. We all love to go out and … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Buying Property, Property Market, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , Comments Off

2014 saw highest level of first time buyers since 2007

Halifax, one of the UK’s biggest lenders, has announced that the amount of first time property buyers rose by 22% in 2014 to 326,500, the highest it’s been since the start of the financial crisis in 2007. This is good … Continue reading

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House price growth weakens whilst Stamp Duty is slashed for ‘98% of people’

House prices rose by 0.4% in November, taking house price growth over the preceding 12 months to 8.2% as consumers continue to display a reluctance to engage in the market.

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Mortgage approvals fall by 16% on the previous year

Mortgage approvals continue to tumble month-on-month suggesting the Bank of England’s (BoE) crackdown on the lending sector is having a decidedly dampening effect on the housing market.

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Mortgages, Property Market, Property News Tags: , , , 1 Comment