Tag: Business

15
Dec

Winter freeze sees property prices hit new lows

Property investors and first-time buyers can rejoice as housing prices see new lows this month in the long-predicted uptrend of the housing market. As stamp duties have been abolished up to £300,000 for first time buyers in addition to the rise in remortgage obtainability, these wintery months could be the best time to invest. House price growth dipped in October,

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8
Dec

First time buyer deposits to soar 57% by 2027

First time buyer deposits could see a huge soar in prices by the next decade, reaching heights of more than half of the current price, L&C Mortgages have warned. The company has compared figures from the Office for National Statistics House Price Index showing how much a first-time buyer typically pays in each UK region as well as the average

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30
Nov

Mortgage and Remortgage Approvals See New Highs and Lows

Mortgage and remortgage approvals have seen new highs and lows this month after industry pressures and the new budget take hold of the market. Remortgage approval rates have rocketed ahead of Novembers interest rate hike, jumping to a nine-year high position after driving the stability of the market in October. Recorded by the Bank of England, a total of 51,593 remortgages

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14
Nov

Property Industry Price Rise

October has seen an explosive month for both the iamproperty group and the property industry. Counting down until the autumn budget, housing prices have risen at their fastest rate since the start of the year on both a quarterly and annual basis (Halifax claims), reducing demand and skewing the supply of the market. The lender’s latest house price Index shows

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18
Oct

Stamp Duty Freedom for First-Time Buyers

Both buyers and agents have recognised stamp duty as a big hurdle for first timers looking to start their housing journey. Many influential companies and people have commented on the tax, calling for something to be done and claiming it holds back transactions and the fluidity of sales. The Evening Standard yesterday ran an article badged as “exclusive”, claiming Philip

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5
Oct

EA Masters – Medium Supplier Category Gold Award

We were delighted to receive another award at the EA Masters, where we attended a glittering ceremony held at London O2’s Intercontinental Hotel on the 22nd September. The awards comprised an extensive study of the UK’s 30,000 estate and lettings agency branches including online and hybrid estate agents, and organisers. The Property Academy asked estate agents to rate their suppliers

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2
Oct

Up-Scale Entrepreneurs of the Year Award

Another exciting week for Intelligent Services Group. After an enjoyable day winning gold for the Best Medium Supplier Estate Agency 2017 at one of the UK’s biggest property events, the EA Masters, we have done it again with another fantastic award that celebrates our rapid success. The latest award to add to Septembers astounding month of praise, both founders of

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28
Sep

Property Industry Fraud – Email Scam

As part of our dedicated service to all partners and future partners of the Intelligent Services Group, we aim to keep you protected and up to date with the latest activities within the legal sector that directly affect all those within the property industry. The Property Ombudsman (TPO) has issued a warning to all agents advising they act with caution

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27
Sep

Byte Night Charity Event

Our fantastic team of 15 from across the business are taking part in Byte Night on 6th October – a national sleep-out charity event to raise money for Action for Children. Byte Night is Action for Children’s biggest annual fundraiser, supporting young people in the UK who are homeless through no fault of their own. Each year, like-minded people give

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20
Sep

School Catchment Area – How much would you pay?

The first week of school is over and the sound of rejoice sweeps the nation as parents finally enjoy their afternoons. However, with the end of the summer holidays comes the start of a whole new school year and the dreaded battle for a catchment area. Santander Mortgages have highlighted the true battle that parents face as they scramble to

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