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First time buyers face more problems

There have been numerous reports out this week showing that first time buyers have seen a steep rise in property prices.

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Could the summer lull have caused house price growth drop?

According to the latest figures from the Halifax house price growth has started to slow.

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Properties of the month

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

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First-time movers

We’re comfortable talking about first time buyers, a journey given much scrutiny and much measurement, but we are much less likely to talk about those moving for the first time.

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

According 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 … Continue reading

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Could buyers soon see the back of ‘Gazumping’?

It 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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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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Where is the best place to buy my dream second home?

Have you been considering buying a second home but you are worried about the burden of the new stamp duty increase?

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