NEARLY A QUARTER OF BRITS UNINTERESTED IN HOMEOWNERSHIP…..

Property ownership, for many years, has carried a raft of positive associations. Buying your own home has traditionally been considered a sign of adulthood, financial stability and success. In fact, not investing in property would have been unthinkable 50 years ago. But, with the global recessions and resulting lifestyle changes that have been prevalent over the last decade, is becoming…

TOP TIPS FOR FIRST TIME BUYER

Finding a home isn’t always easy and it’s important to take into consideration a number of factors such as budget, agents and negotiations. First time homebuyers looking to purchase a home for the future have been given six tips from conveyancing experts, JMP Solicitors. HERE’S A LIST OF TIPS FOR FIRST TIME HOMEBUYERS: Decide on a Realistic Budget When purchasing…

AUGUST REMAINS THE BUSIEST MONTH FOR REMOVALS!

For many, the month of August means little more than throwing a few things in a suitcase and departing for sunnier climes. Lucky them! However, many people choose to do a different sort of packing during the summer break as they move home. August may feel quieter as it is peak holiday season, but it is also the busiest month…

BUYER DEMAND STILL HIGH AS HOUSING MARKET SHOWS ‘RESILIENCE’ IN JUNE:

The latest housing report from NAEA Propertymark suggests that the housing market showed resilience in June, as buyer demand remains high. The number of house hunters registered per estate agent branch fell slightly in June, from 307 to 305 – but, despite this, the number of prospective buyers remains high for the year. Year-on-year, housing demand is almost aligned, with…

HSBC: NEW DATA REVEALS FTBS BELIEVE HOMEOWNERSHIP IS OFF THE CARDS UNTIL 40…

HSBC: NEW DATA REVEALS FTBS BELIEVE HOMEOWNERSHIP IS OFF THE CARDS UNTIL 40… The annual ‘Beyond the Bricks’ survey from HSBC has revealed that sentiment among the UK’s prospective first-time-buyers is starting to show cracks as the average age people expect to get onto the property ladder rises to 39 years old. The data shows (with little surprise) that in…

Top 10 House Improvements

According to research from NAEA Propertymark, 65% of homeowners have renovated their kitchens before selling up, followed by 29% who have installed new bathrooms and 22% who have added an extension to increase the value of their property. Some more surprising home improvements on this year’s list saw three per cent of homeowners install a summer house in their garden…

Five things you should always review:

With nearly half of all homeowners admitting they found the process of buying a home confusing, online mortgage broker; Trussle, outlines five things you should review before signing your mortgage offer. Newly released research has revealed that a shocking 50% of homeowners admitted to not understanding all of the terminology used when buying a home, and 61% of borrowers admit…