Tag: Property market

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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Are the days of lengthy chains coming to an end?

Today approximately 33% of second hand houses are sold chain free, compared to only 10% ten years ago, with 2015 having the highest proportion year to date.    

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Has your property earned more than you this year?

The average value of property across the UK rose dramatically in 2014, in London prices in certain areas have soared and some properties are now worth more than five times the average annual salary income.

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Shared Ownership Week

The 5th to the 11th October will be Shared Ownership week. Shared ownership provides an affordable way to getting your foot on the property ladder. It is a smart way of buying a new or re-sale home.

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Renovating your home – what adds the most value?

More and more people are choosing to invest money in their current property, this is mainly due to the availability of properties on the current market and the high costs associated with moving.      

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