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...

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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...

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Commuter belt properties back in vogue as return to the workplace builds

Research by London estate agent, Benham and Reeves , has revealed how commuting can cut the cost of homeownership, as a slow but steady return to normality puts the London commuter belt back in vogue with homebuyers.

While the pandemic inspired trend of working remotely from bigger homes in the depths of the countryside was nice while it lasted, recent research revealed that 65% of...


Here’s where 95% mortgages will benefit homebuyers the most

Research from national UK estate agent, Keller Williams UK , has found that the ability to secure a mortgage with a five per cent deposit should reduce the time to save by over two years for some buyers across the UK property market.

Keller Williams UK analysed the current average house price across each area of the market, what this would require for both a 15% and 5% deposit, and...


Prime central London homebuyers picking up 20% discounts in these postcodes

Research by Astons , the international experts on real estate, residency and citizenship through investment, has revealed that a number of prime central London postcodes are seeing homes sell at a considerable discount of up to -20% per square foot.

Astons analysed the average asking price of property in London’s most prestigious postcodes and how it compares to the price at which...

Half of homebuyers head to more affluent areas during property market boom

Research by estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk , has revealed just how instrumental the pandemic has been in shaping the property priorities of UK homebuyers.

The monotony of months spent at home due to lockdown restrictions has caused many homebuyers to reevaluate what’s important in a property, with larger homes and more outdoor space becoming the driving factor in their...