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13,000 new homes to be built this year, announced by David Cameron

Tuesday 05 January 2016  / Ruth Montia

An unexpected announcement from Prime Minister David Cameron indicates the government’s responsibility for new home development and says it will "directly commission" small firms and companies to build up to 13,000 new affordable homes on public land...

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Halifax Data shows biggest house price increase area for 2015 is…

Monday 04 January 2016  / Ruth Montia

According to research by Halifax, 2015 data is showing that Newham in London has recorded the largest percentage of house price increases out of all the major UK cities and towns, increasing values from £261,399 to £319,522.The data suggests the average...

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Top agents and analysts predictions for market in 2016

Wednesday 16 December 2015  / Ruth Montia

The high-end agencies and property analysts' have announced to EAT their predictions for the UK's mainstream housing market 2016.These are predictions and may not prove correct, but their predictions for 2015 have also been looked at to see if they...

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Rightmove forecast a low now, but a rise later

Monday 14 December 2015  / Ruth Montia

According to Rightmove, the seasonal 1.1% dip in average asking prices coming to market in the past month is the lowest for any December since 2006.These figures then suggest that the annual increase in the average asking price is 7.4%, or almost...

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OTM News

Friday 11 December 2015  / Ruth Montia

OTM announced that in July 2016 some agents will be offered the opportunity to list with OnTheMarket for free now if they sign a Letter of Intent promising to formally sign up with the portal in the future.This is their recruiting tool to attract...

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Top agent says to expect a winter of higher prices

Thursday 10 December 2015  / Ruth Montia

The director of Reeds Rains and Your Move, Adrian Gill say that history has shown buyers rush to take advantage of positive tax regimes so this will apply when the stamp duty surcharge comes into effect in April 2016.Gill comments “In Scotland after...