ONS: UK average house prices increase by 7.5%
UK average house prices increased by 7.5% over the year to January 2021, down from 8.0% in December 2020 according to the latest ONS House Price Index.
Budget 2021: Stamp duty holiday confirmed to be extended until September 30th
After much speculation in the media and backed by a fierce cross-party campaign, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has finally confirmed that the stamp duty holiday will be extended beyond the initial March 31st deadline to the end of September.
Mortgage options hit highest level since first national lockdown
With lenders continuing to gain confidence, homebuyers and investors seeking mortgages now have the highest level of mortgage options available since March 2020.
The Best Time To Sell Your House
It’s a common fact that spring is generally the best time to sell a property. This is due to the bright daylight and increased sunlight hours, which make your home more visually appealing, in addition to people having more time on their hands and clearer schedules to be flexible for house viewings.
6 things to make the most of before the end of the tax year
Whether you’re a first-time buyer, homeowner, or landlord, here are some initiatives and allowances you could benefit from before 5 April.
A guide for landlords to lettings rules and regulations
Are you thinking about becoming a landlord or are you one already? Below is our advice to help keep all landlords up to date with lettings legislation.
Low-deposit mortgages return after Covid slump
Low-deposit mortgages have made a return as the market emerges from a Covid-related slowdown. Mortgage products for homeowners with a deposit of 10% of their property's value have risen more than fourfold compared with last summer's low.
Will 2021 be the year of green housing and property improvements?
With the Green Homes Grant in place and interest in green housing increasing, there are many benefits for landlords investing in eco-friendly properties.
Third lockdown fuelling perfect property storm of low supply and high demand
A third lockdown across the UK and rising levels of Covid has seen would-be sellers hit the pause button on their listings, suppressing the flow of new homes coming to the market by 12% against this time last year.