Finding property perfection easier than finding love for 57% of homebuyers

House hunting can be hard work but MoveStreets, the property portal designed for the mobile generation, has found that more than half of us found it easier than finding the right partner and for the vast majority, it was love at first sight when they did.

It’s no secret that our homes can hold incredible sentimental value above and beyond the price we pay for the bricks and mortar...

Kingswood Homes The Hawthorns Elswick property market

Buy a new home in Elswick and enjoy Christmas on Kingswood

TWO lucky buyers could have Christmas all wrapped up if they reserve a new property at The Hawthorns in Elswick, Lancashire, by the end of September.

Not only will they be able to secure a luxury Kingswood Homes property to move into before the festive season starts, they’ll each be presented with a special voucher worth £1,000 by the housebuilder to enjoy Christmas on them!...

Number one

These are the house numbers buyers are paying the biggest property price premium for

Research by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk , revealed the UK’s most valuable house numbers, discovering that single digits, and especially number one, still rule the street.

By analysing the sold price records for 2021 so far, GetAgent has compiled a list of the most valuable house numbers in the UK. To qualify, there must have been more than 100 sales transactions...

Farmers Harvest

Harvest season could bring house price boost from green-fingered homebuyers

Research by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk , has revealed one surprising feature that could help sell your home as harvest season approaches.

Whether you’re a farmer or a green-fingered homeowner, late September and early October usually signify the start of the harvest season before the colder winter months.

GetAgent found that for 77% of homebuyers, the...

Handing House Keys to Homeowner

The New Homes Index reveals that new home buyer demand across Britain has reached an all-time peak

Data release today in the New Homes Index reveals that new home buyer demand across Britain has reached an all-time peak as a record-breaking total of 153,472 buyer searches are recorded during May. A sign that, as we emerge from COVID restrictions and flexible working patterns are confirmed as here to stay, home buyers are looking to upgrade to meet their changing space and lifestyle...

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Majority of homebuyers taking just two viewings and 30 minutes to find their perfect property

Research by next-generation guided virtual property viewings platform, U-See Homes , has revealed how homebuyers are snapping up properties within just two viewings, spending just 30 minutes to an hour before deciding to commit to a purchase.

The survey commissioned by U-See Homes analysed UK homebuyers to have purchased a property within the last six months and found that 39% of...

Risk of investing money. security of property rights

Why are we worried about a property market crash when we’ve only just recovered from the last one?

According to Google, the search for “ UK house price crash coming ” has spiked in recent weeks, but research by estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester, has revealed that while homebuyers are worried about a potential market crash, the market has only just recovered from the previous one when accounting for inflation.

Barrows and Forrester analysed house price data over the...

Stamp duty holiday set to save £3.4bn with 76% of homebuyers paying nothing at all

The latest research by estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, has found that despite market delays, over half a million homebuyers in England are set to benefit from the stamp duty holiday to the tune of £3.4bn.

GetAgent analysed transaction data from the Land Registry to see how the market has already performed between the launch of the stamp duty holiday and the original...

Elan Homes Southwold at Brook Meadow


IN the 16th century a “loggerhead” was a fool, but it’s a wise homebuyer who makes the move to a brand new home in the Staffordshire village of Loggerheads. Close to the Shropshire and Cheshire borders it’s surrounded by open fields and woodland stretching out in all directions.

And, once famed for its clean air, sitting high above the dampness of the lowlands and the soot and smoke...

Stamp Duty

Delays and higher house prices see homebuyers fall out of love with the stamp duty holiday

Research by estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester, has revealed that the shine is starting to come off the stamp duty holiday for disgruntled homebuyers who are experiencing long delays and higher house prices as a result of the initiative.

85% of those asked said that the current market bottleneck caused by stamp duty holiday demand has caused their purchase to be delayed...