homebuyer

Homes returning to the market sell for £20k less

Homebuyers can save over £20k by searching for previously scuppered sales

Property purchasing specialist, HBB Solutions , has revealed that homebuyers can save as much as £21,000 when scouring the current market, by focussing their search on homes that have been relisted for sale, after their initial sale collapsed.

HBB Solutions analysed current market data looking at the level of...

Wandsworth most active area of prime London property market

Wandsworth most active area of prime London property market

Wandsworth most active area of prime London market for homebuyer activity at £1m and above

The latest research by central London estate agency, Bective , has found that the borough of Wandsworth sits top as London’s prime property hotspot over the last year, accounting for the highest level of £1m property market transactions.

Bective analysed sold price data across the London market...

Cost of buying a first home climbs almost £9,000 per year over the last decade

Research by MoveStreets, the property portal designed for the mobile generation, has revealed that the average first-time buyer across Britain has seen the cost of purchasing their initial home climb by £8,663 per year on average over the last decade.

It’s a tough ask to climb the property ladder in 2021 and Britain’s first-time buyers are now facing an average cost of £225,607 for...

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,...

Breakup

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...