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Buying a Property Abroad - what's it all about

The past 4 - 8 years have seen a tremendous increase in the interest, purchase and hype of buying property abroad. The late 90s and early part of the 21st century has seen house prices surge in the UK to record heights, this together with t......[MORE]

2018-03-23
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Get ahead of the game and book a viewing trip today!

Now is the ideal time to start planning a viewing trip, while resorts are quieter and estate agents have more time on their hands. Read our tips for making a few days searching for your dream home really worthwhile As 2018 gets underway, wh......[MORE]

2018-03-15
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Spanish property sales now regarded as stable as they increase five months in a row

Year on year property sales in Spain have increased for five months in a row, signalling that the residential real estate market is becoming more stable. The latest figures from Spains National Institute of Statistics (INE) shows that sales......[MORE]

2017-12-07
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Lawyers warning over complexity of right to buy land proposals in Scotland

Plans to empower Scottish communities who want to register an interest in land in towns and cities could backfire due to the complexity of proposed changes to the law, it is claimed. According to the Law Society of Scotland, proposals to ex......[MORE]

2017-12-07
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London prime rental market see strong demand, new research reveals

Londons prime rental markets of London saw annual growth of 1.4% on the back of strong demand for one and two bedroom flats over the past three months in particular, new research shows. Similar rental growth of 1.3% has been seen for prime......[MORE]

2017-12-07
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New property tax rates for Scotland announced

A new Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) is set to replace Stamp Duty (SDLT) for Scottish residential and non-residential property sales in April of next year. LBTT, which received Royal Assent in the summer of 2013, is part of the S......[MORE]

2017-12-07
Industry News

Prime central London property market sees second quarter of sales decline

The prime central London property market is seeing further adjustments with the latest figures showing that the overall value of properties transacted is down 21.1%. Properties under 2 million saw a decrease of 20.8%, while those in the 2 m......[MORE]

2017-12-07
Industry News

African lion starting to roar louder than the Russian bear in prime London market

The Russian bear is roaring less now in the prime London property market as the African lion takes over with rich Africans spending over 600 million on real estate over the last three years. New research suggests that wealthy buyers from ju......[MORE]

2017-12-07
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US real estate price growth slows to more realistic level, says latest index

Home value growth has peaked in the United States and the cooling real estate market has banished concerns about a property bubble, according to experts. Home values are still rising in most markets, but the rate of appreciation has slowed......[MORE]

2017-12-07
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Average prices in England and Wales down 0.2%, land registry data shows

Average house prices in England and Wales fell 0.2% in September compared with the previous month, according to the latest index from the Land Registry. But property has experienced year on year growth of 7.2% with the average price now 177......[MORE]

2017-12-07
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Poll reveals large number of UK home owners think their home is haunted

A large number of home owners in the UK think there are some ghostly goings-on happening behind their front doors, with 15% saying that they think their property is haunted. Of these, some 47% said theyve felt a presence in their home, 29%......[MORE]

2017-12-07
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UK govt launches consultation on Bank of England powers in the housing market

The UK government is inviting responses to a consultation on which powers the independent Bank of England should have over the countrys housing market. The Chancellor George Osborne has already announced that he was determined to work with......[MORE]

2017-12-07
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Scottish house prices at their highest since records began

Scottish houses prices are at their highest level since records began, according to official statistics published by Registers of Scotland (RoS). The average house price in Scotland in the second quarter was 170,190, up 5.2% on the same per......[MORE]

2017-12-07
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Cumbrian village named best place in UK to live due to affordable homes

St Bees, a coastal village in Cumbria, has been named as the best place for families due to low crime rates, excellent school education and affordable housing. The number of top 20 places in the Midlands and North of England has risen by 15......[MORE]

2017-12-07
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Property price growth in UK set to slow to 2% next year

UK house price growth is predicted to slow to 2% in 2015 and 19.3% to the end of 2019, according to the latest five year forecast from Savills. Prices in London are expected to flat line having hugely outperformed the rest of the UK and is......[MORE]

2017-12-07