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How has UK Property Performed vs The Rest of The World?

Since the start of the pandemic and when the UK went into lock-down in march 2020, house prices in the UK have increased twice as fast as previous years but has this happened for the rest of the world? The COVID-19 Pandemic has been a global crisis with most of the world greatly affected. House […]

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Available Government Help for House Buyers in 2022

The property market is still going strong and the government has continued to help support house buyers through to 2022. The help comes in different forms, from help with saving for a deposit with the incentive of earning 25% interest. Furthermore, you can then use a 5% deposit which is topped up with a 20% […]

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How will the Cost of Living Crisis Affect The UK Property Market

The property market has performed remarkably well but now that we are facing a cost of living crisis what difference will that make to the UK Property Market? With many different costs threatening to rise all at once causing a cost of living squeeze for millions of people you would expect thi to have a direct affect on the […]

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Nationwide Report Fastest Growth Since 2005

New figures reported from Nationwide show that house prices in 2022 have had the quickest January house price rise in 17 years. This strong start to the year shows a continuation of the momentum that was seen during 2021 but analysts are forecasting that this may be the end of such speed of growth and […]

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The Best Help Available for First Time Buyers in 2022

  First time buyers have a number of different avenues that they can choose when buying their first home. With the uncertain economic climate and the recent rise in interest rates you would expect there to be little help available for first time buyers, but it’s not the case. We have selected the two best […]

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Changes to Expect from the Property Market in 2022

In a climate of economic uncertainty it is difficult to think that there could be much certainty with the direction of the property market in 2022. Some analysts seem to be quite forthright with their positive predictions and they think the success of property market that has been seen during the pandemic will carry on […]

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What is Happening to House Prices in 2021

The mini boom of last year may be back. After seeing three consecutive months of falling house prices we have now recently experienced five positive months in a row. Different to the previous lockdown of 2020 the property market is open for business, normal social distancing rules apply and viewings from prospective property buyers can […]

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Government Backed 95% Mortgages to Help First Time Buyers

Many 10% mortgage products have been pulled from the market and this has forced the government to act. It’s been a dramatic cut over the past few months, from there being 779 mortgages that require a deposit of 10% that were available before the crisis to now less than 60. It seems that The government has realised that the lack of […]

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How Will the New Stamp Duty Change Affect the Property Market

On 3rd March 2021 The Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced an extension to the Stamp duty break to last until June 30th 2021. This has now ended, between the 30th June and September the starting price for stamp duty will be £250,000, this is in an effort to gradually phase out the scheme. On October 1st […]

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What Help is Being Offered to Homeowners During Coronavirus

The Coronavirus pandemic has lasted longer than initially expected and we are now experiencing a second wave. A second national lockdown started on November 5th and alongside the lockdown the government has announced a new wave of financial help which will not only help the general population to meet their essential needs, but also further […]

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