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RICS Warning

Friday 14 August 2015  / Ruth Montia

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors warns that the imbalance of supply and demand in the housing market “will lead to even stronger price gains over the next 12 months”.Chief economist RICS Simon Rubinsohn “This trend could be brought...

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Website opposes George Osborne’s proposals

Thursday 13 August 2015  / Ruth Montia

A new website has been launched in order to oppose proposals announced by Chancellor George Osborne.The new website will explain how the new tax proposals will effect different people in different ways, including letting agents, landlords and tenants.This...

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Countryside properties could be capped

Wednesday 12 August 2015  / Ruth Montia

The Daily Telegraph has suggested that the government is considering a policy of capping prices on properties in the countryside to ensure they remain affordable to the local residents. A group overseen by the Cabinet Secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood, has...

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A decrease in home movers for 2015

Tuesday 11 August 2015  / Ruth Montia

Lloyds bank have released figures stating that 155,000 existing home owners moved to another property in the first half of 2015, which is roughly a 9% decrease on the same period of 2014. When this figure is compared to the first half of 2007, it shows...

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easyProperty’s Intentions

 / Ruth Montia

Online agency easyProperty yesterday launched its residential sales service on the easyProperty.com website, with news that a ‘soft launch’ was being embarked on from yesterday ahead agreed start to the service next month.For the last 11 months...

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Good news for first time buyers

 / Ruth Montia

The Department for Communities and Local Government has announced that up to £10m will be available for councils to prepare more brownfield land for development of starter homes.The government has launching a £26m fund for house builders and developers...