Property market enjoys a spring bounce

Flowers aren’t the only things blooming as the property market sees a spring bounce. Mortgage advances soared by 19% in March, says the Council of Mortgage Lenders. What’s the latest? Housing market activity picked up in March with a jump … Continue reading

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6 things you need to check before you rent

Renting is a commitment not to be taken lightly. It’s not only a huge chunk of your wage, but a base for your relaxation and leisure time. Where you live has a much bigger impact on your life than you … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency: How to make your house more efficient

At the end of 2015 the Daily Mail asked a simple question: Has Britain created the most efficient home? The four-bedroom home described in the piece allegedly cost a total of £15 a year to power – including heating, lighting, … Continue reading

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Need help with a house move? Have you thought about…?

Removal Service needed? Are you trying to do all the moving yourselves or are you using a removal company, a man and a van? Right Estate Agents can point you in the right direction and to someone that can give … Continue reading

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Homeowners positive about the increasing value of their homes

New research reveals that many UK homeowners are very optimistic about the increasing value of their homes. Homeowners are always keen to know the value of their home, particularly if they are thinking of selling. If would-be sellers perceive that their … Continue reading

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The gap between buying and renting narrows

Right Estate Agents report that the cost of buying a home for first-time buyers is now £670 a year lower than renting, however the difference between the cost of owning vs. the cost of renting has narrowed over the past 12 … Continue reading

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One third of house sellers cut their asking prices

One third (34%) of properties currently for sale have been reduced in price since first coming on to the market, says property portal Zoopla. But the proportion is down from 37% in February. The average discount is £19,012, or 7.5% … Continue reading

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What age do you think your children should permanently leave home?

Right Estate Agents report that soaring house prices and increasingly unaffordable rents, coupled with low wages for the under 30s, have resulted in more and more grown-up children staying in the family home well into their twenties, and beyond. Despite the … Continue reading

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Government’s housebuilding target is “realistic”

Right Estate Agents report that the Government’s target of building one million new homes over this parliament is a realistic one, according to RICS. Fewer than 460,000 homes were built between 2011 and 2014, according to figures from the National … Continue reading

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Flat Owners – Lease extensions vs buying your freehold

Right Estate Agents confirm that whether you own the freehold or the leasehold will affect your role as flat owner at your property. The two main distinctions between owning the freehold and being the leaseholder is control and responsibility, both … Continue reading

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