Tag: House Prices

Should home sellers pay stamp duty?

Would changing the rules around stamp duty fees help younger people get onto the property ladder?

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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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26% of parents are moving to secure a school catchment area address

Over 58% of parents in the UK with children of school age say catchments areas will have an impact on where they choose to live in the future.      

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Proportion of sales to landlords drops to a five-year low

The latest Countrywide Lettings Index shows that in the three months after the introduction of the new stamp duty surcharge (Q2 2016), landlord purchases accounted for only 8% of all homes bought, the lowest proportion since 2010 and 5 percentage points … Continue reading

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Snakes and Ladders series; Grey spots

The final chapter of the housing journey begins when people start trading in large family homes for smaller ones.      

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Posted by: Laura Ellis Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Economy, Environment, House Prices, Industry News, Latest News, Property Advice, Property Market, Property News, Savings, Selling, Selling Property, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments Off on Snakes and Ladders series; Grey spots

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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Snakes and ladders; our housing journey

First time buyers are front of the pack in the Government’s drive for home ownership, with much recent housing policy aimed at supporting their first purchase. But once they become home owners their journey doesn’t end, even if the state … Continue reading

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