So we saw 21 Togethers announcement about their new collection tins and didn't hesitate to offer a home for one in our office! Helen kindly dropped one off to us and its is perfectly positioned at the top of the stairs in our office. Beware, if you visit, we...
New research from LMS has revealed that homeowners are moving away from short-term deals and variable rates and onto five-year fixes as 98% expect interest rates to either stay the same or rise in the next year. According to LMS, fewer homeowners remortgaged to lower their monthly repayments in July...
With warm weather set to extend into September, the British aspiration to live in a home by the sea is unlikely to wane – as national estate agent Jackson-Stops finds homes directly on the seafront attract a 33% price premium. Jackson-Stops analysed 30 prime seaside locations, ranging from super-prime hotspots...
44% of landlords are planning to make changes to their present circumstances in direct response to tax changes imposed on landlords over the last 18 months, according to mydeposits research. Since April 2016, three major tax changes have impacted landlords. Second home buyers have had to pay a 3% stamp...
A study by home insurers MORE TH>N has found that owning a three-bedroom home in the UK comes with average annual running costs of £18,197, or £1,516 per month. Rented three bedroom homes are slightly less expensive at £17,657 per year (£1,471 per month).  For a household with two working adults...
Many landlords have reviewed their portfolio sizes and increased rents in response to the ongoing political uncertainty in the UK, according to Foundation Home Loans research. When asked how they had been influenced by the uncertainty since the EU Referendum and General Election, well over a third (38%) of UK...
Another great completion reached and we did not give up pushing!!!! Congratulations!!!
The number of letting agents who saw rents rise for tenants remained at 31 per cent in July, up from 27 per cent in May, according to the latest figures from the Association of Residential Letting Agents. In its July Private Rented Sector Report, numbers indicated that demand is increasing...
UK mortgage sales decreased by £1.8 billion in July, down 10.8% on the previous month, according to Equifax Touchstone analysis. Buy-to-let figures were resistant to the general decline, down by just 0.2% (£3.9 million) to £2.6 billion, while residential sales dropped by 12.8% (£1.8 billion) to £12.2 billion. Overall, mortgage...
A majority of UK property investors want the Government to reverse the changes made to property taxes including scrapping the 3% stamp duty surcharge altogether, according to the latest survey by bridging finance lender, mtf. Three quarters of property investors said scrapping the additional 3% stamp duty hike on buy-to-let...