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If you’ve had your house on the market for some time, it can be very frustrating to not know why it isn’t selling. It has often been the belief that a property will sell itself, but this simply isn’t the case, to give you some guidance, we thought we’d list five reasons that might effect […]

A number of factors have recently effected the property sector, higher taxes, more stringent mortgage rules, political and economic uncertainty and so on. This has made the buy-to-let market less attractive to existing and potential landlords. But the reality is that property is still a solid and stable long-term investment. With savings rates from banks […]

In a surprise announcement UK house prices experienced an unexpected rise in July with a 3.3% rise within the month compared to a 1.8% rise in the previous month. This resulted in the average UK house price hitting £230,280 – the highest ever. The figures, released by The Halifax, were accompanied with a statement from […]

Political journalists and commentators have recently been suggesting that the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, may introduce increased stamp duty charges on buy-to-let properties in the forthcoming Autumn Budget set for delivery in November this year. Government insiders suggest the possibility is credible and there is some substance to the rumours. Opposition within the housing market has […]

According to research published today by global property advisor Savills, “prime central London is looking more fully valued than other prime markets” and is expected to grow by a total of 22.7% in the next five years. By contrast, property in the London suburbs is expected to see a 26.3% rise in value between 2014 and 2018. “The gap between prime central London and its prime commuter markets has probably peaked and wealth has finally begun to flow out of the capital,” explains Savills’ analyst Sophie Chick. “We have already seen the predominantly domestic markets of outer prime London outperforming prime central London over the past year. We expect 2014 to be the year of the super suburbs.”

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