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More Evidence that First Time Buyers Can’t Afford to Live in London

Rather than spending their money on high rent prices or asking the bank of mum and dad for a loan, young people are spending their money on flights out of London. According to London Stalling Report, Resolution Foundation report, more than 35,000 people in their early 30s have left London since 2009. The evidence suggest […]

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More English Landlords are Choosing to Buy Property in Scotland 

The UK Residential Market Survey from March 2018 released by The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) revealed that there was a drop in new buyer enquiries and the average selling prices are stagnate. However, numbers don’t always tell the full story. The Scottish market is telling a different narrative than the one being told […]

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Home Buyers Discount from the Seller’s Asking Price Increases

If you’re a buyer and a strong negotiator, the UK property market might be turning in your favour. Sellers are proving to be over-optimistic and putting price tags on their property that are too high for the already stretched buyers’ market. Asking prices rose by 0.4% from March to April to a record high of […]

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House Prices Rise and More Homes are for Sale

Recent reports from Rightmove show that sellers might not be in control of the political uncertainty and economic instability but they are in control of asking prices. This month has seen a rise of 0.8% in February, a modest rise. It is smart selling to keep asking prices realistic when considering the stretched buyer affordability. […]

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London Home Owners are not Rushing to Sell Quickly

When purchasing property, people often think about two things: location and return on investment. It is hard to imagine a location better than London for return on investment, but Rightmove Confirms that the London property market is struggling. Similarly Direct House Buyer has reported that the bubble has probably burst or at least reached its’s […]

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Higher Inflation has Caused House Prices to Decline

For the first time since the Brexit vote, house prices continue to deflate for a second month in a row as property prices dropped by 0.6% in January, after a 0.8% drop in December. However, year on year prices are still up in 2018 with the average price at £223,285, 1.9% higher than January 2017’s […]

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Has the London Property Bubble Already Burst?

The beginning of the New Year has showed signs of a cooling market for London’s property, although, this trend is not new. In 2017, the London housing market performed the worst in the UK with property prices dropping by 22,000 in 2017. Rightmove has predicted that the downward trend will continue and has continued in […]

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UK Tightens Controls on Overseas Property Investors

Lord Faulks and Lord Hodgson have had their call for a public register that gives transparency to foreign owners answered. Faulks laid down his amendment because there is a widespread problem with foreign companies coming to England, particularly central London and buying up property, and the finances used to buy the property comes from suspicious […]

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How to Sell Your House Fast Before Contacting Us

When it comes to selling a house, there are many different things a seller needs to consider. Starting from what estate agent to use? What selling fee should I agree? Should I go for an exclusive relationship with my estate agent or use multiple agents? Etc. Once you’ve got that out the way you’ll probably […]

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House Prices Predicted to Fall in 2018

Property prices rose 1.2% in 2017, a relatively slow increase for the dynamic UK property market, but things are predicted to slow even more in 2018. The market is predicted to grow by 1% in 2018, the slowest growth since 2011. However, the market is not created equal across the UK right now. The London […]

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