Tag: Real Estate

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
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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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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29
Aug

Real Estate Economics – Cooling House Prices

Recent real estate economics of the UK have begun to foreshadow the uncertain future the country holds as it edges closer to Brexit; according to The Guardian‘s recent article. The average house prices across the UK have fallen by 0.1% between July and August to £210,495, with cities such as Bristol struggling to meet the new Demand for houses. Reflecting the recent

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