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House price growth accelerates

Posted on August 13th 2018

UK house prices grew at the fastest rate for nearly a year last month.

Data from the Halifax indicated that prices increased 1.4% compared to June, higher than expected, with 3.3% growth over the last three months compared to […]

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How will interest rate rises affect mortgages and sales?

Posted on August 10th 2018

The Bank of England increased interest rates last week from 0.5% to 0.75% after years of historic lows, spurred by increasing economic capacity and business activity.

The impact on most people will be minimal. Most people with large mortgages are on fixed rates, so the increase has zero impact. The proportion […]

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London rental market back on track in Q2

Posted on August 6th 2018

London’s stuttering property market has bounced back somewhat over the last three months thanks to a boost in the private rental sector.

According to Rightmove’s latest Rental Trends Tracker report, average rental asking prices in the Greater London region increased 3.4% compared to the previous quarter, meaning […]

Four bedroom semi-detached home available at The Oaks, Gatley

Posted on August 3rd 2018

The Oaks Gatley: We have saved one of the best till last - Plot 11 has just become available and it is one of our largest plots.

A four bedroom semi-detached home on a corner plot with integral garage. All properties are freehold and are set within a private gated development, just […]

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Manchester property has smallest asking price to selling price gap

Posted on July 30th 2018

New figures have backed-up claims that Manchester is the go-to city for property investors in the UK as it’s revealed it offers landlords and sellers the smallest asking price to selling price gap in the country.

The figures, included as part of HomeTrack’s recent cities house price index, revealed the sale price to selling price gap in Manchester was just 2.2%, […]

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Property markets booming across EU

Posted on July 26th 2018

Property prices across EU member states have grown by as much as 14% in the last year according to data released by Eurostat.

The data collected by the statistical office of the European Union compared Q1 2018 prices to the same period last year. Topping the growth list […]

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2018 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced  

Posted on July 19th 2018

The six buildings to be shortlisted for the 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize have been announced by The Royal Institute for British Architects

Nominations for the UK’s best new building include an office building, a cemetery, a nursery and two different university buildings. The winner of this prestigious […]

Buyer/Seller activity warmed up in May

Buyer/Seller activity warmed up in May

Posted on July 16th 2018

The number of properties listed for sale was on the rise in May according to data from the National Association of Estate Agents.

The number of properties listed for sale was on the rise in May according to data from the National Association of Estate Agents. There was […]

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Millennials gloomy on prospect of owning own home: 5 reasons for some cheer

Posted on July 13th 2018

A new study has confirmed what many already knew - young people are not optimistic about the potential of buying and owning their first home.

The survey, conducted by the Building Societies Association (BSA), found that despite 48% of respondents stating they’d like to buy their own home within the […]