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Most People Say They Have Good Neighbors

There are a lot of things you can tell about living in a particular a house from a quick visit or two. There are even some things you can tell just from driving through the surrounding neighborhood. But, while you can know how much available storage ...

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FMB says two thirds of homeowners recognise a need to fix UK housing crisis

Recent survey results produced by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) show that the majority of 2,000 UK homeowners surveyed appreciate that currently there is a housing shortage. 66% of those who took part in the study agreed that there was a ho...

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Class Appraisal names Gary Ferguson as its new CTO

Ferguson will lead Class Appraisal’s new tech development efforts. Class Appraisal named Gary Ferguson as its chief technology officer to spearhead its pursuit of tech solutions. “The valuation space is ready for a new era of innovation, and ...

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New ‘Green Mortgage’ to incentivise energy-conscious homeowners

A new Green Mortgage product is being developed by energy giant Eon in partnership with BNP Paribas Personal Finances. In support of the Government’s Clean Growth Strategy which aims to bring as many homes as possible up to Energy Perform...

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Demand Slows As Mortgage Rates Rise

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Applications Survey, average mortgage rates increased last week across most loan categories, including 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances, loans backed by the Federal Ho...

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Which? mortgage borrower survey finds 25% sitting on a standard variable rate

A national survey conducted by Which? has found that over one-third of mortgage borrowers are unaware of their current mortgage rate, a further 44% could only estimate their rate, and staggeringly one in four respondents are sitting on their lender...

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Optimistic Builders Offer An Encouraging Sign

When builders feel confident that there are a lot of buyers looking for new homes, they build more homes. It’s simple, really. It’s also good for the housing market, as more new homes help provide choices and keep prices from spiking. That’s wh...

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New home construction is up in the UK, especially in north-west

Construction of new housing has increased by 5.6% both in the past three months and year-on-year. The Office of National Statistics (ONS) recently released a report on output by the UK’s construction industry during the month of August. The r...

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Hammond urged to overhaul stamp duty in Budget 2018

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is being urged to make further amends to stamp duty in his forthcoming Budget to boost the housing market. The 2017 Budget saw the abolition of stamp duty for all first-time buyers of homes worth up to £30...

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Veros: Washington, Nevada will see most home value appreciation next year

Reveals lists of top 10 most and least appreciating markets. Valuations provider Veros predicts seven of the 10 top-appreciating markets in the next 12 months will be in Washington and Nevada. The company’s latest VeroFORECAST, which covers the 12-...

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Fewer Home Buyers Making Offers Sight Unseen

No one wants to make big decisions hastily. It’s a great way to make mistakes and end up with regrets. Which is why, in an ideal situation, home buyers would have time to consider the pros and cons of multiple houses and choose the one that best fi...

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Conditions favour first-time buyers, says new report

First-time buyers can take encouragement from new house price data published by Rightmove. Their October House Price Index also reveals that property values in the north-west and the West Midlands are performing well compared to other regions. Higher...

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FHA Commissioner Brian Montgomery hints at issues in FHA appraisals

The world’s largest mortgage insurer can only check for mortgage defects on a “small” number of mortgages due to technological shortcomings and that’s leading to a potential rise in appraisal-related issues. The Federal Housing Administration...

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Government makes a move to scrap leasehold on new build properties

The latest housing policy initiative has been announced by the Government’s Communities Secretary, James Brokenshire. He has confirmed plans to ensure the majority of new build properties are sold as freehold in future, doing away with leasehold an...

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What UK cities and regions have the fastest-moving property markets?

New data shows Scotland, the Midlands, and Yorkshire boast the fastest-moving property markets in the UK. Zoopla recently analysed the top 50 UK cities by number of property listings in order to identify the average time it takes for listed propertie...

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Most Homeowners Say They Love Their House

Sometimes picking a house to buy can cause anxiety. After all, what if you choose the wrong one and aren’t happy living there? What if there are structural or mechanical issues that go undetected and will end up meaning costly renovations? It’s h...

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Rental situation suits landlords and tenants for now, says report

Landlords and tenants are benefiting from steady figures in the rental market, according to new figures, but Brexit and other economic issues remain a concern that could affect the situation. The new Rental Index for September from property referenci...

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Prices Cuts Rising But Only In Some Neighborhoods

Home prices have been increasing for a while. But their consistent upward climb is starting to slow, according to new data. In fact, a recent analysis has found the number of home sellers who have reduced their listing price is up from where it was l...

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Top 7 stories this week in housing and property investment: 12 October

Welcome to our weekly update giving you the key stories, breaking news and topical analysis from the past week up to today, 12 October 2018. This week, the UK government announces plans to introduce a stamp duty on property investors from overseas, b...

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House prices and rental demand on the rise despite Brexit questions

House prices are still on the rise and demand for rental properties is also up around the UK despite uncertainty over Brexit, according to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. The RICS’ UK Residential Market Survey for September shows some w...

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Fewer young adults are owning property, opening up UK’s buy-to-let market

Over the past 10 years there has been a 10% fall in young people owning property in the UK, raising the importance of the rental sector. The Office of National Statistics published new data highlighting the shift away from traditional homeownership t...

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4 Tips for a Fast and Easy House Cleaning

Keeping your house clean requires a lot of work and effort. Cleaning your windows, washing carpets, dusting off all surfaces are just some of many little jobs you need to do to keep your house clean. Some chores are easy to do, but others are a real ...

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Hurricane Michael may prevent thousands of mortgages from closing

ClosingCorp: More than 1,600 pending transactions are in jeopardy. Hurricane Michael made landfall Wednesday, ravaging the Florida panhandle and leaving significant devastation in its wake as wind gusts surpassed 150 mph. The storm, which was just sh...

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Semi-detacheds overtake terraces in popularity for first time in 2018

The Land Registry in England and Wales has released its latest figures recorded for August. The registry received a total of 99,750 applications to register properties compared with 95,721 in July and 85,493 in June of this year. In the latest batch ...

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Loans To Buy Homes Up 2% From Last Year

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Applications Survey, average mortgage rates were up across all loan categories last week, including 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with both conforming and jumbo balances, loans backed by the Fed...

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More choice for landlords requiring larger buy-to-let loans

The buy-to-let and specialist lender Fleet Mortgages has launched fixed-fee mortgages across its standard, limited company and HMO/multi-unit block sectors. According to Property Master, landlords are currently paying an average of £27 per month mor...

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Regional cities lead way as Chinese interest in UK surges

Chinese interest in UK residential property has reached record levels, according to a new report. The findings of Juwai.com’s Q4 UK report showed that Chinese enquires about places to live in the country had more than tripled to a new high between ...

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Economy Has Americans Thinking About Buying

Deciding to buy a house is mainly a money decision. You either feel secure enough financially to make a move or you don’t. This helps explain the current real estate market. After all, survey after survey shows Americans think home prices and mortg...

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Brits back building on their home patch says new survey

The results of a recent British Social Attitudes Survey have identified a change in mindset among the 2,036 adults surveyed. The findings confirm that more Brits are supportive of new housing being built locally than they were six years ago. ComRes, ...

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Texas Real Estate Commission, Appraiser Board accused of ignoring customer service “crisis”

Government watchdog says licensing agencies are hoarding money. The agencies that license real estate agents and appraisers in the state of Texas are ignoring a customer service “crisis” while hoarding money that could be used to address a laundr...

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First-time buyers helped by rise in 40-year mortgages

First-time buyers struggling to get on the property ladder might find it easier as 40-year terms become ‘the new normal’ according to some mortgage lenders. Research conducted by Which? has revealed that around half of mortgage lenders say that t...

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How will FHA’s new HECM appraisal rules affect reverse mortgage lending?

AMCs weigh in on the mandate requiring second appraisals on select loans. The reverse mortgage program is no stranger to change. For years it has weathered repeated guideline revisions from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. All of...

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Stamp duty plans for foreign investors outlined

Plans have been announced for a new stamp duty on property investors from outside the United Kingdom. Prime Minister Theresa May has said that foreign buyers would face a new charge on purchases, although the exact figure – thought to be between 1%...

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Property demand increased quarterly and annually across the UK

The latest index shows property demand in the UK has risen to 39% in the third quarter of 2018, which is a 3% rise from the second quarter and 6% increase year-on-year. Emoov, a hybrid estate agency, recently released its quarterly hotspots index for...

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First-time homebuyers saved £160 million from stamp duty relief

In the past year, 69,100 transactions were eligible for Stamp Duty Land Tax relief, saving first-time homebuyers about £160 million. HMRC recently released the Annual Stamp Tax Statistics for the 2017-2018 financial year. First-time buyers’ relief...

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Green Features Add Value To Homes

In order for a home to be considered truly green, there are six elements it needs to contain, according to the Appraisal Institute, a professional association of real estate appraisers. These include water efficiency, energy efficiency, indoor air qu...

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Conservatives scrapping the cap for councils to allow them to fund new developments

Social media is buzzing after Theresa May made housing the final talking point at the end of her speech at the Conservative Party conference. Prime Minister May announced that her Government will abandon the cap on borrowing which, for five decades, ...

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Lifetime mortgage borrowers fund first-time buyers

Research from OneFamily has shown that 13% of lifetime mortgages are being used to provide a financial gift to family members to help them buy their first home. Lifetime mortgages enable homeowners to free the wealth tied up in their homes, without g...

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Higher Mortgage Rates Shouldn’t Sway Home Buyers

If you’re someone who’s been thinking about buying a house, you’ve likely kept your eye on mortgage rates and home prices. Those are the two most watched affordability factors and, since both have risen over the past year, prospective home buye...

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Buy-to-let and remortgaging borrowers favoured with low rates and expanding product ranges

With the doom-mongering of a potential property price plunge, anxiety over Brexit and August’s base rate rise, it’s surprising to learn that for remortgages and buy to let landlords it’s a great time to borrow. Whether you are a remortgager or ...

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Building your Brand as a Real Estate Agent

Starting a business isn’t easy no matter the industry. So, in case you’ve been thinking about going into real estate, you’re up for a lot of work. However, before you start investing in your new company, you first need to have a well-designed b...

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Which Cities Have The Country’s Biggest Houses?

When looking for a house to buy, you aren’t necessarily always looking for the biggest house. After all, the size of the home you choose will be determined, in part, by things like the size of your family, storage needs, how many bathrooms and bedr...

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Government appoint an Ombudsman for New Homes to Champion home buyers

In a pledge to champion the rights of the home buyer, the Secretary for State, James Brokenshire has announced at the Conservative Party conference that the Government will appoint a New Homes Ombudsman. This new watchdog will deal specifically with ...

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How real estate may fare in Fargo, North Dakota

Property values are projected to appreciate at just over 3% through next May. Fargo’s notoriety, at least as a pop culture reference, has been on the rise since the release of a Coen brothers’ comedy in 1996 and recent success of the tele...

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Service launched to help independent agents move into new housebuilding sector

Land & New Homes Network has just launched a new outsourced service to open up opportunities in the land and new homes sector for independent estate agents across selected areas. Network’s founder, Kevin Ellis has set up this service which will...

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How to Choose the Best Roofing for Your Home

Choosing the right kind of roof is vital for protecting your house. However, it can be a complicated process as there are many types and styles of roofs, all with their advantages and disadvantages. No matter whether you are building an entirely new ...

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FHA: We saw appraisal issues on 37% of HECM loans

Agency will use confidential collateral risk assessment to look for patterns among lenders The Federal Housing Administration’s investigation into possible appraisal inflations on reverse mortgage loans revealed an issue the agency decided it must ...

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More Americans Think Now’s The Time To Sell

Nearly 80% of Americans say now is a good time to sell a house, according to a recent survey from the National Association of Realtors. This may be good news for buyers. These days, there are more home buyers than there are homes for sale, which is t...

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Some of the fastest growing UK cities are the most affordable

New figures show many buyers and investors are purchasing properties in more affordable cities like Liverpool, which also boasts the largest annual house price growth in the UK. HomeTrack recently released the UK Cities House Price Index for August. ...

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The Real Cost of Owning an Older Home

Older homes seem to take on a life of their own, with unique traits and undeniable charm. While these alluring features can make all the difference for future homeowner, they can also hide dangerous toxins. Here are some of the most common problems o...

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FHA to require second appraisal on select reverse mortgages

Aims to combat inflated valuations, reduce MMI Fund risk. The Federal Housing Administration announced Friday that it will require reverse mortgage lenders to provide a second property appraisal on loans flagged by FHA as potentially having an inflat...

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UK property market saw increase in sales during August

Although there has been a gloomy outlook on the future of the UK property market, new HMRC data shows the market has continued to be resilient. HMRC recently released the UK Property Transactions Count for August 2018, which shows the monthly estimat...

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New Home Sales Rebound, Up 13% Over Last Year

Sales of newly built single-family homes rose 3.5 percent in August over the month before and are now 12.7 percent higher than they were at the same time one year ago, according to new numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing...

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Are homebuyers turning to alternative finance?

Over the past ten years, a fifth of home buyers have used alternative finance to purchase their property, according to research commissioned by Market Financial Solutions. The lender surveyed 2,000 residential homebuyers, who had bought a property in...

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Mortgage Rate Increase Doesn’t Slow Demand

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Applications Survey, average mortgage rates were up across all loan categories last week, including 30-year fixed-rate loans with both conforming and jumbo balances, loans backed by the Federal...

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First-time buyers are top of the developer target list according to poll

Developers and housebuilders are expected to tap into the growing first-time buyer market, which has accelerated since last autumn’s stamp duty changes. Last week, United Trust Bank published results from a mortgage broker sentiment poll. The lende...

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Help to Build plan revealed at Labour party conference to solve housing crisis

Former Conservative councillor turned online estate agency boss at Emoov, Russell Quirk, has revealed his new plan to create the UK’s first publicly owned housebuilder. Quirk led a panel chaired by Labour group Progress’s deputy director, Stephan...

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Foreclosures Offer Savvy Buyers A Good Deal

After the market crashed, there was a period of time when foreclosed properties were plentiful and savvy buyers and real estate investors seized on the opportunity to get a good house at a bargain price. Naturally, as time went on, the economy improv...

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Get five apartments in Manchester for the price of one in London

How much would you expect to pay for a two-bedroom flat? New analysis has revealed the differing costs across the world, as well as how the UK’s major cities compare. City centre dwellers in Hong Kong will need particularly deep pockets if they wan...

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Chinese investors look to the north-west for UK property investments

As the direct flight between Manchester and Beijing hit its two-year anniversary, Chinese investors continue to seek properties in the north-west. A recent study launched at the British Embassy in Beijing analyses the economic impact the Manchester a...

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A Detailed Look at Interior Design Services

Interior designing generally refers to the usage and inclusion of science and technology in the art of designing the inside of a house or a building with the help of some highly dignified professionals. This helps create a healthier home with a sooth...

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Record low fixed-rate mortgages pave the way for first-time buyers

First-time buyers with a 5% deposit ready to purchase their first home are in a prime position as the average rate for a fixed rate mortgage with a 95% loan to value (LTV) is the lowest on record. According to the latest figures from Moneyfacts.co.uk...

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Luxury Home Market Continues To Heat Up

When it comes to real estate, most people know that location is key. Market conditions can differ from one neighborhood to the next. But location isn’t the only thing affecting the conditions you’ll encounter when shopping for a house to buy. You...

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Landlords: Section 21 eviction notices are changing from October

The rules surrounding tenant evictions are set to change and will affect all assured shorthold tenancies and periodic tenancies regardless of when they were signed. There is now less than two weeks to go until the Deregulation Act 2015 covering Secti...

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These 15 proptech firms have been named as the biggest innovators…

While property selling platform Purplebricks is now something of a household name, it’s not the only proptech company that’s changing the face of the housing market. As technology advances, it seems that parts of the UK’s property sector are mo...

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FHFA: Home prices increase 0.2% in July

East South Central division sees weakest annual house appreciation of all divisions. Home prices increased in July, inching forward 0.2% from June, according to the latest monthly House Price Index from the Federal Housing Finance Agency. The FHFA mo...

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Selling property with tenant in place can save landlords thousands

Buying and selling rental property with the tenant in situ is becoming increasingly popular in the buy-to-let sector, but some landlords are still losing money through turfing out tenants unnecessarily. Landlords looking to sell their properties when...

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Number Of Price Reductions Is Rising

Naturally, potential home buyers become more concerned about affordability conditions as prices and mortgage rates rise. And since the past few years have seen both things happen, there’s been increasing concern about whether or not now is a good t...

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Inflated house prices in London commuter belt could bear Brexit brunt

The gap between the price of a house compared to a flat in some parts of the country has skyrocketed in recent years, and new speculation suggests these locations may be the hardest hit in a no-deal Brexit. In the UK, the average difference between t...

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Where can you get the most affordable, spacious property rentals?

As London rentals are the most expensive in the country, northern cities offer much more bang for your buck for property size, build, amenities, and cost of living. The comparison website GoCompare recently released a 3D 360-degree tool that reveals...

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Letting agents urged to update processes ahead of tenant fees ban

When the Tenant Fees Bill comes into play, potentially from April next year, letting agents might need to be prepared to take business-changing measures to stay afloat. Earlier this month, the Tenant Fees Bill which is expected to see tenancy fees ba...

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Inventory And Home Sales Flat In August

Sales of previously owned homes were unchanged from the month before in August, according to new data from the National Association of Realtors. The number of available homes for sale was also flat, with unsold inventory at a 4.3-month supply at the ...

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Top 7 stories this week in housing and property investment: 21 September

Welcome to our weekly update giving you the key stories, breaking news and topical analysis from the past week up to today, 21 September 2018. This week, we delve deeper into Bank of England governor Mark Carney’s comments on how Brexit might affec...

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North-west leading the way in UK property price rises

The north-west of England leads the way in house price rises in the UK, despite the national growth rate being at a five-year low according to latest figures. The latest UK House Price Index shows that the region’s property prices rose by 5.6% in t...

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10 Things Every Grown-Up Home Needs

In the life of every person comes a certain point when it’s time to move from your parent’s house, and it can be very intimidating to live on your own. Renting leaves you in some uncomfortable vacuum like you’ll be a student forever, so everyon...

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Restarting motor city

After bankruptcy and bailout, fortunes in Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan MSA are turning over again. Five years ago, as the four-year, $80 billion bailout of its idling Big Three economic engine was ending, Detroit, the principal city in the Detr...

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Lender loyalty or apathy? Two million borrowers overpaying on mortgages

Borrowers that fail to secure a new mortgage deal when their fixed term lapses are effectively being penalised for their loyalty… Failing to switch mortgage deals when their fixed-rate term comes to an end can cost homeowners an additional £2,600 ...

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Mortgage Rate Rise May Be Spurring Buyer Activity

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Applications Survey, average mortgage rates were up last week, with rates for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances at their highest level in more than seven years. But, de...

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Second homes generating more income than ever for owners

Homeowners across the world who own a second property are now significantly more likely to rent it out for income than they were a decade ago. More than two-thirds of second homeowners globally rent out their additional property either as a source of...

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Sustainable building could help solve UK housing shortage

As the country strives to build more homes to meet the growing demands of the property market, could affordable, carbon-neutral building be the answer? The first UK-built sustainable structure manufactured from British cross-laminated timber (CLT) ...

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Buy-to-let mortgage rates start their upward trend after base rate rise

While landlords have felt the squeeze over the past year or so, mortgage rates have remained fairly competitive enabling them to access and secure low rate deals. Despite low interest rates working in landlords’ and buy-to-let investors’ favour i...

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Lumber Prices And Demand Keep Builders Confident

The new home market is an important indicator for anyone interested in making a move in the near future. Mostly, this is because the number of new homes being built and put on the market has an affect on home prices across the board. And so, keeping ...

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Flipping property: where are the UK’s current hotspots for speculators?

Buying at a low price and selling high is a staple investment strategy, but while London once led the way for property speculation, it’s now being significantly surpassed by the north. New statistics have emerged showing that the trends of property...

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What the new £1billion housing delivery fund could do for UK property

The UK government has teamed up with Barclays in a further bid to get housebuilding in the UK moving with a dedicated fund for smaller developers. Government agency Homes England has agreed a new £1bn Housing Delivery Fund after forming a partnershi...

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It’s a tiny world: how lens photography works

Have you seen all those cool photos on Instagram that seem to be taken through a crystal ball? Did you wonder what sort of wizardry is this? Well, we have some good news for you— this is a trend that is inexpensive and simple to try out. Yes, even ...

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Sellers coming back to market after quiet summer holiday period

There’s been a surge in new property listings so far this month, and it seems that sellers are being more realistic about their asking prices. In the first week of September, Rightmove saw a huge 16% increase in the number of new properties being l...

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Landlords making more from rent renewals than new contracts

Rents in the UK crept up slightly in the year to August, but it seems the biggest hikes are being seen when tenants are renewing their existing tenancies. Estate agency giant Countrywide has released new figures showing that landlords are raising the...

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Young Americans Choose The City Over Suburbs

When choosing where you’d like to live, there are a number of factors that you have to weigh. For example, some people may value privacy over convenience while others may prefer proximity to family and friends over entertainment and recreation opti...

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Most Brits would prefer to put their stamp on a property

Househunters across the country are looking for something they can make their mark on, but that doesn’t necessarily rule out new-build houses… New research has revealed that a huge 81% of UK buyers would like to purchase a property in need of imp...

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Survey shows UK millennials prefer city centre living

Living close to work or university is a key priority for renters, especially among young professionals, showing the continued demand for rental properties in city centre locations. GoCompare, a comparison website, has recently gathered data on tenant...

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Surprise base rate boost for summer UK mortgage market

After an unusually busy couple of months for lenders, with a particular rise seen in small deposit mortgage uptake, many are predicting a surge in remortgages this autumn. The mortgage market enjoyed a buoyant summer of activity according to latest r...

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10650

Property tax advice should be left to experts to avoid mis-selling

Anyone buying or selling a property needs to be aware of the tax implications, but proper tax advice should always come from the right sources. Speakers at a recent event in London, the Financial Services Expo, have highlighted the need for brokers, ...

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10648

Factors to Consider When Taking Concrete Repair Service

Concrete is a fabulous option for patios, sidewalks, and driveways. But, there can also be issues surrounding it. With the passage of time, holes and cracks may develop on the surface. Not to mention the devastating effects climate change or severe w...

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Brexit and house prices: how likely is the worst case scenario?

Today’s headlines have cast a gloomy outlook of how a no-deal Brexit could hit the country’s house prices, but do we need to take the comments seriously? Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, told the Cabinet in a meeting on Thursday ...

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Housing Forecast Has Good News For Buyers

In large part, home prices are a simple calculation of supply and demand. When there are more homes than interested buyers, home prices fall. When the opposite is true, home prices rise. In recent years, demand from potential home buyers has risen an...

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Top 7 stories this week in housing and property investment: 14 September

Welcome to our weekly update giving you the key stories, breaking news and topical analysis from the past week up to today, 14 September 2018. The government is still considering lengthening tenancy agreements to three years minimum, but whether tena...

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Five-year forecast: House prices in north-west still expected to excel

The latest property market predictions from Savills have backed up earlier forecasts that the north-west of England will outperform the rest of the country over the next five years. A new report published by Savills looking at the latest property mar...

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Top 10 online agents revealed as number of new property listings grows

Online agents are continuing to grow in popularity and gain market share, and new figures have revealed which ones are dominating the listings. Purplebricks has topped the list of the UK’s online estate agents in terms of the number of properties i...

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10620

Stronger Economy Continues To Drive Mortgage Rates

Mortgage rates, to some extent, are reactionary. And so, as the economy grows stronger, rates increase. That’s been the story so far this year and, according to the latest results from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Applications Survey...

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Mortgage customers rank building societies as best lenders

There’s a huge range of mortgage providers out there for homeowners and buyers, and Which? has compiled a report looking at which ones borrowers prefer to use. A Which? survey of more than 3,500 mortgage customers has ranked a building society as t...

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