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Homeowners could access more than the average pension pot using equity release property

Homeowners in 53% of areas in England and Wales could access more than the average pension pot using equity release

Nearly half of homeowners in England and Wales could access more funds from property wealth than the average pension pot
  • Homeowners in 53% of areas in England & Wales could be able to access more from the value of their home than is saved in the average pension pot (£61,930)
  • In March 2021, homeowners in England and Wales could release on average £72,988 worth of equity
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The homebuyer hotspots for a low carbon footprint

The homebuyer hotspots for a low carbon footprint

The homebuyer hotspots for a low carbon footprint and below average property values

The latest research by Birmingham estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester , has revealed which pockets of the property market present homebuyers with the best chance of a below average carbon footprint but with the added bonus of below average property prices.

The research by Barrows and...

The London brandmarks commanding the highest house price premiums Harrods

The London brandmarks commanding the highest house price premiums

Research by central London estate agency, Bective , reveals which of London’s most famous brandmarks commands the highest property price premium when compared to the wider borough.

Bective analysed the value of residential real estate in postcodes surrounding 13 of prime London’s most iconic brandmarks and found that on average, property values come in at £1,548 per square foot....

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...

Most active property price market thresholds revealed

Most active property price market thresholds revealed

Most active property price market thresholds revealed

The latest research by Birmingham estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester , has revealed just how influential the stamp duty holiday seems to have been in shaping property market activity since the start of the year.

Barrows and Forrester analysed property market transactions across every county of England and Wales since...

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...

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Why House prices are soaring with the end of the stamp duty holiday

HOUSE PRICES RISE FASTER THAN EXPECTED IN AUGUST DESPITE TAPERING OF STAMP DUTY HOLIDAY

House prices in the UK rose by 0.7% in August despite the Stamp Duty holiday being wound down, according to the new Halifax House Price Index (HPI). The consensus forecast by financial analysts was for a smaller 0.4% rise in prices.

From 1st July 2021 most property buyers have only benefited from...

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First-time buyers pay 38% more in low crime rate areas

Research by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk , has revealed the heightened cost of low crime for the nation’s first-time buyers, with property prices in areas home to the lowest crime rates commanding 38% more than those in high crime rate areas.

GetAgent analysed crime rate data and the average price paid by first-time buyers in local authorities across England and...

New build price premiums hit 106% in parts of Britain

The latest research from Warwick Estates has revealed which pockets of the new build market are currently achieving the largest house price premiums when compared to the existing market.

Warwick analysed the latest new build property prices and how they compare to the existing market across each area of Britain, with the research showing that nationally, new builds are selling for 29...

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England Euros success could cause further house price boom

Yep, you read that right. Research from homebuying platform, Yes Homebuyers , has revealed that the further England progress in Euro 2021, the better it could be for the housing market in England.

Yes Homebuyers analysed housing market performance following the last seven Euro championships and how the average house price in England performed in the wake of various England Euro...

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