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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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House price confidence remains high

Right Estate Agents Tamworth report below: Halifax has reported that impending rate rises have had little effect on house price confidence. Continued talk over the likely timing of an interest rate rise has seen a spike in the number of … Continue reading

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House price growth accelerates in September

Right Estate Agents Droitwich & Worcester report below: According to the most recent data from Nationwide, UK house price growth accelerated in September and there were signs the market in London is heating up again. The report revealed that there … Continue reading

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£41,000 premium to live near top state schools

Right Estate Agents report below: New research by Lloyds Bank has found that parents who wish to secure a home close to the country’s top performing state secondary schools face parting with almost £41,000 for the privilege. In 2015, house … Continue reading

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Unexpected repairs hit UK homebuyers for £3.6bn

Right Estate Agents Bromsgrove report below: According to new research from e.surv, homebuyers who failed to fully investigate the state of their prospective home faced a total repair bill of almost £3.6 billion in 2014. Only a fifth of homebuyers … Continue reading

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Over 55’s property transactions hit £775bn

Right Estate Agents Droitwich & Worcester report below: New research from Prudential has revealed that 37% of homeowners who are over the age of 55 are planning at least one more property purchase. The research shows that although this would … Continue reading

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Demand for 2 bed homes rises amid new price high

Right Estate Agents report below: New analysis from Rightmove shows the biggest gap between demand and supply is in the first-time buyer sector, with the number of enquiries per property for two bedrooms or fewer 24% higher than for larger … Continue reading

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Demand for 2 bed homes rises amid new price high

Right Estate Agents Sheldon report below: New analysis from Rightmove shows the biggest gap between demand and supply is in the first-time buyer sector, with the number of enquiries per property for two bedrooms or fewer 24% higher than for … Continue reading

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House prices up 5.7% according to ONS

Right Estate Agents Fleet & Farnborough report below: The latest data from the Office for National Statistics has shown that house prices in the UK increased by 5.7% in the year to May 2015. This was up from 5.5% in … Continue reading

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How many new first-time buyers so far in 2015?

Right Estate Agents Balsall Common & Coventry report below: According to the latest data to emerge from Halifax, first-time buyers account for nearly one in two (47%) of all mortgage financed house purchases; significantly higher than 38% in 2011. The … Continue reading

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