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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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Posted by: Laura Ellis Categories: Buying, For Sale, House Prices, Interesting Properties, New Builds, Property Market, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

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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Posted by: Laura Ellis Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Economy, House Prices, Industry News, Latest News, Mortgages, Property Advice, Property Market, Property News, Savings, Selling, Selling Property, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

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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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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Property stock levels at 14 year low

According to the National Association of Estate Agents, the number of homes available to buy on the open market is currently the lowest it has been for 14 years.

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