More market optimism as transactions enjoy end-of-year boost


More market optimism as transactions enjoy end-of-year boost

The number of residential transactions rose by 6.2 per cent in December - an unseasonal increase - according to data from HM Revenue & Customs... read more

Published 22nd January 2020

Pent up property demand surging into the market, says Rightmove


Pent up property demand surging into the market, says Rightmove

The number of people house hunting online has increased by 28% across the UK which is not usual for this time of year, the portal claims... read more

Published 20th December 2019

Garages and gardens top house-hunters’ wish lists in 2019


Garages and gardens top house-hunters’ wish lists in 2019

Thinking of putting your home on the market? We take a look at what buyers really look for in a property.Cars and where to park them were a top priority for people looking to buy a home in 2019... read more

Published 11th December 2019

Tonight’s the night – peak time that potential buyers are viewing property listings


Tonight’s the night – peak time that potential buyers are viewing property listings

Tonight’s the night for peak home hunting: Rightmove has identified 8:48pm on Wednesday as the peak minute for viewing property listings... read more

Published 27th November 2019

Nine things you need to remember when you move house


Nine things you need to remember when you move house

You’ve got the keys, you’re finally in, and now you have a long list of things you need to change... read more

Published 14th November 2019

Flying the nest - average age of first-time buyer revealed


Flying the nest - average age of first-time buyer revealed

The average age of a first-time buyer in the UK is 27, according to research from Nested.com.The online estate agency says that Edinburgh is the UK city with the oldest first-time buyers, typically aged 30... read more

Published 14th October 2019

This is what home buyers are looking for in a 'forever home' - and when they think they'll buy it


This is what home buyers are looking for in a 'forever home' - and when they think they'll buy it

Don't underestimate the draw of a gardenSo, with the theme so close to our hearts, just how many of us have actually found our forever home and it you haven't yet, by what age do you think you'll be living the dream?Research from the Nottingham Build... read more

Published 11th October 2019

Growth continues in UK mortgage market, including buy to let


Growth continues in UK mortgage market, including buy to let

Mortgage market growth in the UK is continuing with the number of first time buyer mortgages completed in July up by 5.8% compared to the same month in 2018, the latest industry figures show... read more

Published 19th September 2019

Phil Spencer reveals his top tip to boost the value of your home by £5000


Phil Spencer reveals his top tip to boost the value of your home by £5000

Never underestimate the importance of kerb appealIf you’re looking to sell your house it’s a given that you are hoping to get the highest fee possible for it... read more

Published 11th September 2019

Stamp Duty relief and mortgage availability ‘boosting first-time buyer purchasing power’


Stamp Duty relief and mortgage availability ‘boosting first-time buyer purchasing power’

First-time buyers are set to be the largest buying group this year.Research by Zoopla found that first-time buyers are using their wider ‘purchasing power’ from longer mortgage terms and Stamp Duty relief to buy larger homes... read more

Published 6th September 2019