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High end developers are now considering elsewhere

Friday 18 September 2015  / Ruth Montia

Countrywide Group data is showing the impending instability in the Prime Central London housing market. This area is often in the headlines due to high fees through the sales of multi- million pound properties.Countrywide’s research has revealed...

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Help to buy has really helped

Monday 14 September 2015  / Ruth Montia

The Government has indicated that the Help to Buy’s equity loan and mortgage guarantee schemes have helped almost 120,000 people buy a home.Since its launch, 80% of the schemes completions have been made by first-time buyers. The average purchase...

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House price increase across the UK during 2015

Thursday 10 September 2015  / Ruth Montia

LSL Property Services have released information indicating that the 10 regions across England and Wales have seen an average 4.1% increase in house prices over the last year.This increase means that the average property price in the UK is now around...

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Warning for agents to be careful of changes made by lenders

Wednesday 09 September 2015  / Ruth Montia

The residential director for West Essex and East Hertfordshire based agent Mullucks Wells highlights “a relatively dramatic change” by some mortgage lenders.William Wells of Mullucks Wells says it applies to non-standard properties and especially...

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The longer you view, the less you pay?

Tuesday 08 September 2015  / Ruth Montia

Which? carried out a survey on 1,990 members of the public about their experiences of buying and selling property.The research suggested that older buyers are more likely to take their time viewing a property and that those who took time viewing were...

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Repossession rate has fallen to record low

Friday 14 August 2015  / Ruth Montia

The Council of Mortgage Lenders has released figures that say the rate of repossession has fallen in the second quarter of 2015 and is at an astonishing 0.02%, which is the equivalent of just one in every 5,000 mortgages. This is the lowest rate recorded...