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Lower end of the market is suffering due to the Stamp Duty changes

Monday 23 November 2015  / Ruth Montia

It has  been blamed before, but another has spoken out saying that the new stamp duty thresholds are the reason there is  fewer affordable homes be being built.Head of Residential Land Bruce Ritchie, says the profit produced on new-build flats...

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Modern Law Award Winners 2015!

Friday 20 November 2015  / Ruth Montia

We were so excited to be shortlisted for the Modern Law Awards 2015 for 'Client Care Initiative' and 'Outstanding Commitment to Training' Awards.These awards meant a lot to us, as client care and staff training are of the upmost importance here...

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Agents believe foreign buyers have lost interest

Thursday 19 November 2015  / Ruth Montia

It has been suggested that foreign buyers have lost interest in owning property in London and are becoming increasingly attracted to property funds.In a report chief executive of London Central Portfolio, Naomi Heaton, says that her recent tour of...

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Housing stock has risen 60% since 2005

Thursday 12 November 2015  / Ruth Montia

New data from the Halifax displays Britain's housing stock was worth an estimated £3.3 trillion in 2005, but has now risen to around £5.1 trillion. This rise is estimated at 53% over the last 10 years, even with most of that time being dominated by...

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The Government should authorise changes to prevent money Laundering

Wednesday 11 November 2015  / Ruth Montia

In a bid to battle money-laundering, The NAEA have joined forces with Transparency International to make major modifications to the sales/purchase process as it stands.Since the Channel 4 documentary 'From Russia with Cash’, a statement issued by...

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Areas expected to see the biggest house price increase by 2020?

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Analysts at the property group JLL, have predicted the cost of the average home in the South East will increase by 26.4% by the year 2020. This is the fastest rate of growth of any region of the UK and is due to better job prospects, rising wages and...