First-time buyers 'only worse off in London'

First-time buyers 'only worse off in London'

First-time buyers will be better off buying than renting everywhere in England and Wales except London as a result of the stamp duty change, according to new research.Chancellor Philip Hammond announc [...]

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24-November-17 General Lettings News
How the Budget may affect the rental sector

How the Budget may affect the rental sector

Housing issues were a big area of focus in the Budget, and much of what was announced by chancellor Philip Hammond in his speech will have great relevance for the rental sector. Build, build, bui [...]

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24-November-17 General Lettings News
Chancellor announces longer tenancies probe

Chancellor announces longer tenancies probe

Landlords and renters alike will have been watching the Budget closely yesterday (November 22nd) for signs of significant measures that could affect their situations, and several measures may indeed d [...]

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23-November-17 General Lettings News
New study reveals cheapest places to rent in London

New study reveals cheapest places to rent in London

Rental prices in London tend to be much costlier than in most other places around Britain - but price comparison site MoneySupeemarket.com has produced research revealing where there are indeed cheape [...]

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22-November-17 General Lettings News
Chancellor in huge homebuilding pledge

Chancellor in huge homebuilding pledge

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has pledged a huge increase in the target for building new homes in England, setting out plans in his Budget to raise the tally to 300,000 a year by the mid [...]

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22-November-17 General Lettings News
Third of parents 'can't or won't help children buy homes'

Third of parents 'can't or won't help children buy homes'

The Bank of Mum and Dad has become famous - or notorious - as the means to which middle-class children acquire the necessary finance to get on the property ladder, but a new survey has revealed that t [...]

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21-November-17 General Lettings News
English housebuilding hits 200,000 a year

English housebuilding hits 200,000 a year

The number of new homes delivered in England has hit the 200,000 mark in a year for the first time in a decade.Figures produced by the Department for Communities and Local Government showing 217,000 p [...]

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17-November-17 General Lettings News
How might the Budget boost housing?

How might the Budget boost housing?

The need to increase Britain's housing supply has been high on the political agenda in recent years, as anyone reading this year's general election manifestos will have noticed.While Labour pl [...]

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17-November-17 General Lettings News
Two-bedroom home rents soar in Scotland

Two-bedroom home rents soar in Scotland

A new survey in Scotland has revealed that two-bedroom homes have seen rents soar due to this being the most popular house type in the sector. Official figures from Scotland's chief statistic [...]

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16-November-17 General Lettings News
Stamp duty holiday 'could help first-time buyers'

Stamp duty holiday 'could help first-time buyers'

A new poll on the housing measures people would like to see in the Budget has revealed widespread support for the idea of a stamp duty holiday.The survey by Aldermore Bank found 39 per cent believe th [...]

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15-November-17 General Lettings News