Tag Archives: First Time Buyer

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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£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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Gadgets and coffee shops more important than the housing ladder

Right Estate Agents Balsall Common & Coventry report below: Research by Principality Building Society revealed today has shown the shocking truths of what first time buyers consider non-negotiable luxuries while trying to get on the housing ladder. In a survey … Continue reading

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Almost half aspire to live in a 3 bed semi

Right Estate Agents Telford report below: New research from Legal & General has found that 47% of 18 to 54 year old UK adults aspire to live in a three bedroom house with a garden in 15 years time. The … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About Property Conveyance

Right Estate Agents Telford report below: Would-be home owners have a lot of concerns on their mind: from purchase budget, accommodation standards and features and available benefits to mortgage planning, home inspection and contract signing, most people often forget the … 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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The struggle to find a rental property in Rugby

To keep a property sale alive recently (remember we go that extra mile!), I found myself frantically searching for a rental for my vendor to move into. It gave me a great opportunity to experience local letting agents as a … Continue reading

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The shortage of homes for sale is continuing to push up prices

Right Estate Agents Sheldon report below: House price growth accelerated in April as the number of homes being put on the market fell to a six-year low, research showed today. A third of estate agents reported an increase in property … Continue reading

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What is the most popular FTB policy?

Right Estate Agents Knowle & Solihull report below: According to new analysis by Halifax, Conservative policies are most in-tune with the needs of first-time buyers, after the lender conducted research into the housing policies proposed by the various political parties. … Continue reading

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