housing market

SDLT holiday saving hotspots revealed property market

SDLT holiday saving hotspots revealed

SDLT holiday saving hotspot - South East homebuyers saved £1.2bn in stamp duty

Research by MoveStreets, the property portal designed for the mobile generation, has revealed just how much money the nation’s homebuyers saved thanks to the stamp duty holiday and which region ranks top for the largest saving.

Last week, the government released its latest house price index...

The best areas in the UK for property stock availability

The best areas in the UK for property stock availability

The best areas for property stock availability

The latest research by Birmingham estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester , shows where England’s most promising homebuyer markets are, based on the property market balance between sales and rentals.

Across England, there are currently some 614,546 properties listed on the housing market, 82% of which are for sale with...

The homebuyer locations with the lowest burglary levels property

The homebuyer locations with the lowest burglary levels

The Locations with the Lowest Burglary Levels Revealed

Research by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk , has found that when it comes to feeling safe in our homes, Devon, Cornwall and Rutland rank top as the least likely places to be burgled.

Burglary or home invasion is perhaps the biggest intrusion of privacy and one that can leave many feeling unsafe in their own home...

Kensington Ward London Property Market

The Kensington ward where homes average just £600,000

Research by central London estate agency, Bective , has dissected the most prestigious pocket of the London property market to reveal how it has fared during a tough pandemic year and which areas offer the most and least affordable paths to securing a home in Kensington and Chelsea.

Bective analysed the latest data from the Office for National Statistics looking at property market...

First-time property buyers worse off due to stamp duty holiday property

First-time property buyers £25k worse off thanks to stamp duty holiday

Research by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk , reveals that the stamp duty holiday has increased the price of first-time buyer homes by an average of 11.7% in England in the last year, and by as much as 31.5% in some areas of the country.

The stamp duty holiday was introduced as a financial incentive to keep the housing market buoyant during the pandemic and thus...

Britain’s cash homebuyer property hotspots revealed

Britain’s cash homebuyer property hotspots revealed as London sellers least likely to find cash buyer

The latest research by Birmingham estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester , reveals where in Britain home sellers are most likely to find a cash buyer for their property.

A cash buyer can often see many sellers reduce their asking price expectations as they often bring a far smoother, and quicker transaction process. Something that has become particularly desirable since the...

Worcestershire, West Midlands

The most expensive property postcodes of the West Midlands revealed

The latest research by Birmingham estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester , has revealed which pockets of the prime West Midlands property market are currently seeing the highest prices paid for homes at £1m or above.

Barrows and Forrester analysed sold price records from the Land Registry over the last year and found that across the West Midlands county, the average price...

All but one of Britain’s biggest housebuilders have seen a pandemic decline in output and revenues

The latest research from Warwick Estates has revealed that just one of Britain’s biggest housebuilders has seen an increase in both revenue and homes delivered to the market during a tough year overshadowed by COVID-19.

Warwick Estates analysed eight of Britain’s biggest housebuilders based on the latest data available on revenues and how they performed in 2020 when compared to 2019...

Bungalow

Britain’s best areas for bungalow homebuyers looking to downsize

The latest research from the homebuying platform, YesHomebuyers , reveals where in Britain is home to the best housing markets for older buyers looking to downsize their homes and move into bungalows.

The Great British population is ageing. 60 is the new 50; 50 is the 40. Combine this with the fact that house prices are at an all time high and the result is lots of older people...

Wimbledon property market still grand slam champion despite Covid decline in house prices

Wimbledon is back, albeit in restricted capacity, as Covid continues to hang over the UK like a rain cloud over centre court.

Research by leading London estate agent, Benham and Reeves , has revealed that Covid has also taken its toll on tennis grand slam house prices over the last year, although Wimbledon continues to ace the competition where current values are concerned.

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