Tag: First Time Buyers

First time buyers are waiting longer to get onto the property ladder

The latest news that has got everyone talking is that first time buyers are having to wait longer to take that first step on the property ladder. The annual First Time Buyers (FTB) Survey found that almost two thirds (65%) of … Continue reading

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The property market – how it stands now.

There seems to be a raft of positive messages from property experts after last week’s general election. With David Cameron’s place at number 10 confirmed, it is now time for the Prime Minister to set about delivering what he has … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Economy, Latest News, Uncategorized Tags: , , , 3 Comments

Should the newly formed government take a more flexible approach to the Greenbelt?

The Greenbelt has been a long protected element of the British countryside, but with the current housing shortage is it time to consider relaxing the rules?

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Economy, House Prices, Industry News, Latest News, New Builds, Property Market, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , 5 Comments

Project – Perfect Home

Inspired by the new Channel 4 programme ‘Love it or List it’, we’ve decided to take a look at how buying a property that’s in need of renovation can be the ideal opportunity to create your dream home.

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Architecture and Design, Buying, Estate Agents, Home Improvement, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , Comments Off

More than half of UK first time buyers try before they buy

It may be one of life’s milestones, but new research from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks has revealed that more than half of the UK’s first time buyers now try before they buy when it comes to owning their first home.

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Proposed scheme gives first-time buyers 20% Discount

As part of the government’s “starter homes” plan, people under the age of 40 and looking to purchase a home for the first time can now get up to 20% off the original price. It is an initative which looks … Continue reading

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Buying a home: A simple guide to being prepared

If you’re using your hard-earned savings to help you buy a home, the Foresters Friendly Society has produced a simple guide offering helpful tips to help you plan ahead and secure the home you want as quickly and easily as possible.

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General election could affect housing market momentum

Countrywide, the UK’s largest property group has warned that the housing market could experience a ‘sluggish’ period in the run up to the general election.

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