Homebuyers call for gazumping to be made illegal

UK homebuyers call for gazumping to be made illegal

Property purchasing specialist, HBB Solutions , has revealed that the vast majority of UK homebuyers want to see the practice of gazumping made illegal, as one in 10 fell foul of the backhanded practice during their last house hunt.

The survey of 1,000 UK homebuyers to have purchased in the last six months alone found that...

UK Housing Market Beats Global Share Prices

UK Housing Market Beats Global Share Prices

Research from the team behind the Property Investor Show reveals that despite a bumper year for stock markets in 2021, the buoyant UK property market still managed to beat it on growth.

According to the Government’s Housing Market Index prices across the United Kingdom rose by 10.8% in the last twelve months whereas the FTSE 100 index of leading shares saw an uplift of 9.6%. And so...

These street names in the South West of England can increase your property value by £13,470

These street names in the South West of England can increase your property value by £13,470

Where are the most romantic streets in the UK?

OnlineMortgageAdvisor.co.uk can reveal that there are 705 streets with a romantic name in the UK. The most romantic region is the South East of England where you can find a whopping 115 streets containing a love-related term in their name.

In second place is the East of England with 109 romantic streets , followed by Yorkshire and the...

Homebuyers set to spend thousands on home improvements in 2022 property

Homebuyers set to spend thousands on home improvements in 2022

After a busy year for the UK property market, GetAgent.co.uk has revealed the New Year’s resolutions homebuyers are setting for their home and the improvements they’re planning to spend thousands on in the process.

Above and beyond the aspiration of owning our own property, we also like to make our house a home and for many, this means putting our own personal stamp on it. So it’s...

Fireplace properties in high demand amongst homebuyers

When it’s cold outside, nothing makes your home more inviting than a roaring fire to keep warm in front of. GetAgent.co.uk has taken a look at which cities present the best chance for homebuyers currently searching the market to find a home with a fireplace.

GetAgent analysed current property market listings across 23 major UK cities to see which was home to the highest number of...

Half of homebuyers would pay less for a brownfield new-build

The latest research from Warwick Estates reveals that while the majority of homebuyers would be undeterred about buying a brownfield new-build, more than half would want to pay less because it was developed on a brownfield site.

With the government finally turning their attention to brownfield sites to help solve the housing crisis, an estimated 160,000 new brownfield homes could...

Property photos paint more than a thousand words - they’re pivotal to your sale

Research by MoveStreets, the property portal designed for the mobile generation, has revealed how a picture can do more than paint a thousand words, it can dramatically improve the chances of selling your home.

MoveStreets research found that property images are the most influential aspect of a property listing when it comes to forming a good first impression with homebuyers, ranking...

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...