HOUSING AFFORDABILITY AT 8 YEAR HIGH!

The latest data and analysis from Rightmove has revealed that annual house price growth increased marginally during February. The 0.2% rise was the lowest recorded at this time of year since 2009. The marginal increase in house prices, combined with average wage growth running at an annual rate of 3.4%, has resulted in affordability for prospective buyers improving at the…

TOP TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL SPRING SALE:

TOP TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL SPRING SALE: There’s no denying it’s cold at the moment. Usually the weather follows the news on TV, but when the weather IS the news it’s probably a good idea to put the BBQ on ice for a week or two (pun intended).However, the emergence of the first confused daffodils and spring bulbs generally indicates…

LOYDS BANK LAUNCHES ‘MORTGAGE OF MUM AND DAD’

LOYDS BANK LAUNCHES ‘MORTGAGE OF MUM AND DAD’ TO HELP MORE YOUNG PEOPLE BECOME HOMEOWNERS USING THEIR PARENTS’ CASH FOR A DEPOSIT WITH THEIR RELATIVES EARNING THE MONEY BACK THROUGH A FIXED INTEREST RATE. • Lloyds Bank launches ‘Lend a Hand’ mortgage to help young buy their own home• Parents must tie up their savings for three years for their…

Leatherhead – DID YOU KNOW?

Did You Know? Leatherhead appeared in the ‘The War of the Worlds’ by H.G. Wells?! (first published in 1898) ‘He’ took his wife to Leatherhead to escape the Martians!!! “Saturday starts like any other day until the military engages the Martians. Soon the narrator loses confidence in the ability of the military to stop the threat. The Martians were using their…

Eight Questions Every First Time Buyer Should Ask…

Eight Questions Every First Time Buyer Should Ask… Do you want to get onto the housing ladder? If the answer’s ‘yes’, then here’s what you should ask and why. You’ve saved a deposit, found your ideal home…and now it’s time to look at the small print. “First-time buyers often believe that once they’ve decided on their chosen property, they can…