Prime London market sees a 5.8% increase in buyer demand

The latest Prime London Demand Index by leading lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves , has shown that homebuyer interest in London’s high-end market has increased 5.8% annually for homes listed a £2m and above and 1.8% across the £10m+ market.

The index by Benham and Reeves analyses the ratio of homes listed as sold subject to contract or under offer as a percentage of all...

New-build homebuyer fights back against a system that’s heavily stacked against him

CrowdJustice funding can help new-build homebuyers fight back against a system that’s heavily stacked against them

Below par new-build standards are unfortunately a common occurrence in the market today, but one homebuyer is fighting to ensure all hard-working, new-build home buyers receive the property they deserve.

Following his poor experience of buying a home near...

South West Coastal Pathway, Mortehoe, Devon

Stamp Duty extension set to save home buyers in the South West £116m

Stamp Duty extension set to save home buyers in the South West £116m

  • Average homebuyer in the region set to save over £4,000
  • 28,500 home buyers who have already agreed a sale set to benefit from £116m in savings
  • Zoopla says ‘now is the time to agree a sale’ for homeowners still looking to benefit

Research from Zoopla , the UK’s most...

Newcastle upon Tyne

Estate agents busiest battling the market backlog in these cities

The UK’s busiest agents can currently be found in Aberdeen, a city where each individual estate agency branch currently has an average of 29 sales listings on its books.

Second on the list is Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, where each branch currently has an average of 28 for-sale properties listed.

Next is Newport with 27 properties per branch, and then Liverpool and London round off...

Show home

Top tips from NHBC for visiting a show home

For anyone thinking about buying a new build home, one of the first steps will often be visiting a show home.

There can be a lot to take in when looking around a show home for the first time – even more so following the Covid-19 pandemic, where all housebuilders have built in a raft of new measures to allow people to visit safely.

These include pre-screening questionnaires,...


Breakups drive home moves and sellers are more upset about leaving their property than their partner

Research by home buying platform, Yes Homebuyers , has revealed the driving factors behind those having to move home and which hurts the most, breaking up with our partner or our property.

While the end of a relationship has always been one of the main factors behind home moves, Covid has likely caused this to increase. It’s believed that searches for divorce guidance have increased...