Tag: Property market

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. What is Gazumping? The … Continue reading

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100% Family Springboard Mortage launched

Earlier this month we saw the return of the 100% mortgage, launched by Barclays and aimed at first time buyers struggling to raise cash deposits. The Family Springboard Mortgage will allow first time buyers and home movers to purchase a … Continue reading

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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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Continued rental rises throughout 2015

Analysis carried out by Countrywide has shown that rents for newly let homes continued to grow in 2015 albeit at a slower pace than in 2014.    

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New Year spike in demand for property

With the New Year peak in house hunting under way, the gap between the number of potential buyers looking for homes and the volume of property available for purchase is widening at pace.  

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Will buying a second home incur the new, higher stamp duty?

The announcement in George Osborne’s Autumn statement regarding the higher rate of stamp duty land tax has left a few people confused and worried about what this means for them.

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Osborne’s Autumn Statement

In today’s Autumn statement Chancellor George Osborne has revealed plans to double the housing budget to £2billion in order to fund the build of 400,000 affordable homes by 2020.

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