• Feb 26th 2021

More than 750,000 buyers have benefited from the stamp duty holiday!

More than 750,000 buyers have benefited from the stamp duty holiday announcement, with an average of £4,660 saved per property transaction for people who have bought a home up to £500,000. Collectively, since Rishi Sonak made the stamp duty holiday ... more

  • Feb 19th 2021

What is shared ownership, and how does it work?

Shared ownership is a great way to step onto the property ladder and help you own part of a property that otherwise may have been unaffordable. Shared ownership is very similar to buying a property outright, however, with shared ownership, you will ... more

  • Feb 10th 2021

UK house prices closed at a four-year high in 2020!

2020 has been a challenging year with the start of the pandemic and saw the first of several national lockdowns we have seen in recent times. However, the property market is still thriving, even after it was closed during the first lockdown.  With ... more

  • Feb 4th 2021

The government will discuss in Parliament whether to extend the stamp duty holiday!

A petition which has received more than 100,000 signatures has triggered a debate to be held in Parliament, to call for the government to extend the stamp duty holiday.  Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a stamp duty holiday last July, exempting property ... more

  • Jan 26th 2021

Key points for the new Help To Buy Scheme!

If you are thinking of applying for the new Help-To-Buy Scheme, here are a few key points to help you before you commit. The new Help-To-Buy Scheme is set to replace the existing one in April this year, with applications already open from December ... more

  • Jan 17th 2021

9 points that landlords need to know in 2021

With the current situation and the many developments expected to occur in 2021, the property market will certainly see some changes. 1. New Safety Requirements 2021 brings in new safety requirements that landlords need to follow to rent their properties, ... more

  • Jan 11th 2021

Mortgage approvals rise to the highest in 13 years in November 2020!

With mortgage approvals rising to the highest in 13 years in November 2020, the property market shows no signs of a slow down. According to the Bank of England, a total of 105,000 mortgages were agreed in November, the highest since August 2007, breaking ... more

  • Jan 5th 2021

Property Market Remains Open During the National Lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has brought the country back into a national lockdown in a bit to control the rising coronavirus cases. Whilst many businesses have closed, including schools, the housing market remains open. People can continue to move ... more

  • Dec 11th 2020

New Help-to-Buy Scheme is due to open for applications on December 16th!

With the first Help-to-Buy Scheme coming to an end, the government's new Help-to-Buy equity loan scheme is due to open for applications on December 16th 2020.  The new Help-to-Buy scheme is designed to help people purchase a new-build property with ... more