Monthly growth hits double figures as UK sales recover in August


Monthly growth hits double figures as UK sales recover in August

Double digit monthly growth in transactions in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland helped push up market activity during August, new HMRC data shows.The taxman’s latest UK Property Transactions report showed residential sales increased 12... read more

Published 25th September 2018

Thomas James 15th Birthday!


Thomas James 15th Birthday!

Thomas James celebrate their 15th birthday this month! Director Tom Reynolds opened the estate agent in 2003, with a first branch in Nottingham City Centre... read more

Published 21st September 2018

Denise Selwood – Appointed Associate Director


Denise Selwood – Appointed Associate Director

It was with pleasure that Director Tom Reynolds announced the appointment of Denise Selwood to Associate Director, earlier this month. Denise joined Thomas James early in 2016, as Manager of the busy Ruddington branch... read more

Published 20th September 2018

Asking prices return to growth as new listings jump 16% in first week of September


Asking prices return to growth as new listings jump 16% in first week of September

Rightmove is still banking on seasonal boost in the housing market, after its figures showing sales agreed falling in August.The portal reported this morning that sales agreed were down 1.6% during August, following a drop 0.8% recorded in July... read more

Published 17th September 2018

House prices pick up in August amid wage growth


House prices pick up in August amid wage growth

House price growth in Britain picked up in August, with the annual rate of growth rising from 3.3pc in July to 3.7pc, according to the latest Halifax house price index.On a monthly basis, prices rose a more modest 0... read more

Published 14th September 2018

Land and house prices push UK’s total worth up to £10 trillion


Land and house prices push UK’s total worth up to £10 trillion

Surging land and house prices added almost half a trillion pounds to the country’s net worth last year, official figures have revealed... read more

Published 31st August 2018

Help to Buy scheme is being ‘used by property owners to trade up’


Help to Buy scheme is being ‘used by property owners to trade up’

More than 32,000 buyers have used the Help to Buy scheme to move up the housing ladder, new research has suggested.The Government has said that 170,000 new-build homes have been bought with Help to Buy since the scheme was introduced... read more

Published 29th August 2018

Scrapping stamp duty for pensioners would free up millions of homes for growing families, survey finds


Scrapping stamp duty for pensioners would free up millions of homes for growing families, survey finds

Scrapping stamp duty for old people would see nearly three million pensioners downsizing and freeing up large homes for younger families, a survey has found... read more

Published 28th August 2018

One in six baby boomers owns a second home


One in six baby boomers owns a second home

A record one in six baby boomers now owns a second home, according to analysis by a think tank... read more

Published 24th August 2018

Older home owners want to downsize – but they’ve become Generation Stuck


Older home owners want to downsize – but they’ve become Generation Stuck

Older home owners have been labelled as ‘Generation Stuck’.Retirement homes builder McCarthy & Stone says that over-65s hold the key to solving the housing crisis which has turned younger people into Generation Rent... read more

Published 15th August 2018