Tag: Housing

14
Aug

We’re celebrating!

Today we reveal our half-year (January to June) results for 2019, which saw iamproperty’s turnover increase by 16% to a total of £12.6m. Our group’s flagship brand, iamsold, is the UK’s largest independent residential auctioneer and pioneer of the Modern Method of Auction (MMoA). Despite the on-going economic headwinds, we’re on course to complete 4,000 auction sales in 2019 for

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12
Feb

Will We See The Housing Market Grow In 2018?

UK house prices fell for a second consecutive month in January as many consumers across the UK struggle with the January squeeze and shrinking disposable income – putting major spending decisions, such as moving home, on hold. Last month, the average price of a home in Britain fell 0.6% to £223,285 according to the mortgage lender Halifax. The drop followed

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15
Jan

Top 3 Favourite Properties of 2017

After an eventful year of auctions up and down the country, selling over 2000 properties to thousands of happy individuals, families and investors, we at iamproperty, have compiled our top 3 properties sold in 2017. Potternewton Lane, Leeds Northern and rather unique, this traditional mid-terrace house in Leeds made it onto our top 3 properties sold in 2017, not just

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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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24
Nov

£1 Property for a First time Buyer

After our latest analysis indicating the rise in housing prices, finding an affordable property to ascend the ever-expanding property ladder can be a difficult one. While the 2017 budget has been announced, abolishing stamp duty for first time buyers entering the market, the underlining issue of house prices have not been corrected, only trickling supply into 2018 with the potential

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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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12
Oct

Happiest places to live in Britain have been revealed

From a survey which asked more than 17,000 people across the UK, the Warwickshire town of Royal Leamington Spa has been ranked the happiest place to live in Britain. Top 10 Happiest Places to Live: Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire Leigh-on-Sea, Essex Wirral, Merseyside and Cheshire Harrogate, North Yorkshire Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent King’s Lynn, Norfolk Epsom, Surrey Richmond upon Thames,

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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

The Homeless Crisis

The number of people becoming homeless has seen new highs this week as housing support becomes tighter forcing people onto the streets. According to the National Audit office, over the last six years, homelessness of all kinds has increased significantly, with an overnight count last autumn recording 4,134 rough sleepers (a 134% increase since the conservatives took power) with the

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