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Help to buy or Right to buy

Tuesday 07 July 2015  / Ruth Montia

London Mayor and new Conservative MP Boris Johnson, is urging the government to change its plan to extend Right To Buy into a scheme more similar to Help To Buy.Johnson says the Tory plan to offer Right To Buy sales discounts to housing association...

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RICS

Monday 06 July 2015  / Ruth Montia

RICSProperty Surveyors Association (RPSA) has suggested that estate agents should tell clients they should commission 'real' surveys and not settle for automated valuations.Nationwide has recently said it may gradually use automated valuations...

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First time buyers

Friday 03 July 2015  / Ruth Montia

According to data from Your Move and Reeds Rains, this year in May saw the lowest percentage for three years of first time buyers completions.The number of First time buyers completing property in May, fell by over 18% compared to the same month last...

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Land Registry claims over average house prices.

Tuesday 30 June 2015  / Ruth Montia

The Land Registry is claiming that the average price of homes across England and Wales remains below the pre-downturn peak recorded back in November of 2007.The annual price increase of 4.6% over the 12 months to May 2015, takes the average property...

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The Genie Home Purchase Plan

Monday 29 June 2015  / Ruth Montia

The Genie Home Purchase Plan has been proposed by potential buyers by a North of England firm that offers a more affordable route into home ownership than available with a conventional mortgage and they are now on the look-out for developers to work with...

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Right to Buy is creating affordable homes.

 / Ruth Montia

Recent figures released by the Department of Communities and Local Government show that over 36,000 new home owners have been created through Right to Buy since 2012.By contrast, only 3,357 new home starts and acquisitions have been made over the...