Good news for first time buyers

Tuesday 28 April 2015  / Ruth Montia

The up and coming General election has encouraged Labour to intervene dramatically in the sales market by suggesting they will allow for first time buyer purchases of properties valued up to £300,000 to be exempt from stamp duty.The announcement...

Shortage of Conveyancers

Wednesday 08 April 2015  / Ruth Montia

An apparent shortage of conveyancers is putting a hold on the housing market, according to a respected market leader.The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Residential Market Survey for August reports that since the beginning of 2015, transaction...

Local Authority trading standards budgets

 / Ruth Montia

A new report - commissioned equally by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Trading Standards Institute, and researched and written by members of the University Of Birmingham Institute Of Local Government Studies - established that...