• Sep 30th 2020

Danvers Property Market Report September 2020

Since the main lockdown started to soften, and the property market started to open up, the supply vs demand imbalance is supporting the growth seen in the property market, with first-time buyer demand taking a step back. The average property price ... more

  • Sep 23rd 2020

What’s the difference between a Freehold and a Leasehold Property?

Freehold Property Buying a freehold property means that you own the building and the land outright, and your name will appear in the Land Registry as the freeholder and you own the ‘title absolute’. Owning a freehold property is the most more straightforward ... more

  • Sep 15th 2020

How to save for a deposit

Saving for a deposit is a crucial part of being able to take that first step into buying your first property. There are many ways that you can save for a deposit, and a few simple changes in your lifestyle, alongside taking advantage of government incentives ... more

  • Sep 9th 2020

What are your tax liabilities as a landlord?

If you're earning an income from renting a property, make sure you're aware of your tax liabilities. Here's an overview of what you need to know. When becoming a landlord, there are many things to take into account, including tax liabilities. If you ... more

  • Sep 2nd 2020

Buy-To-Let mortgage market picks up

The buy-to-let market is showing vital signs of recovery after the number of deals halved during the first few weeks of the coronavirus pandemic. According to Moneyfacts, there are a total number of 1,660 buy-to-let mortgage products available in ... more

  • Aug 20th 2020

What is property staging?

Property staging involves giving your home a facelift to make it more desirable to potential buyers. Although this can begin with new kitchens and bathrooms, makeovers for staging can also be very simple and affordable. The objective of staging ... more

  • Aug 14th 2020

5 Home Improvements that do not require planning permission

For many of us, the lockdown has meant that we have had to use our home in many ways that we have not done before. From being a home, to a pop-up office, school at the dining table, and a playground in the garden, many families have had to adapt several ... more

  • Aug 12th 2020

Danvers August 2020 Property Market Report

The property market is starting to come back to shape in England since the lockdown in March. Sales figures are increasing across the board, according to Zoopla. At Seths, we are also seeing an increase in sales figures, with properties of all values ... more

  • Aug 6th 2020

Help to Buy Scheme extended until 2021

The government has recently announced that it has extended the Help to Buy initiative deadline by a further two months. The Help to Buy scheme enables people to purchase a new-build home with a smaller deposit of 5%, with the government adding a further ... more