What is Stamp Duty Tax?

What is stamp duty tax? When it comes to purchasing a property, there is a lot of expenses you need to consider. Along with paying Agent fees which typically sit at 1% and legal fees, is it likely you will also pay stamp duty or land tax. What is Stamp Duty? Stamp Duty is charged to the buyers in England and Northern Ireland when purchasing a residential home or land that costs more than £125,000...

FREE Virtual Tour – Try Before You Buy

Human eyesight is arguably the most valuable out of the five senses we possess. Manipulating what and how we see things has initiated new technology to develop. Taking your eyes to places with Virtual Reality has meant people get to experience views like never before. Virtual Home Tours have also adopted this same notion. With every industry evolving with new technology, Virtual Home Tours are evolving...

Houses entering property market rises for the first time in 2 years.

For the first time in 2 years, the number of homes coming on to the housing market has seen a positive growth, surveyors have reported. The overall balance of new home stock coming on the market is growing rather than shrinking, which is showing positive growth for the first time in 27 months. A net balance of 5% of surveyors reported a flow of properties coming to the market are increasing rather...

UK house price growth slows

UK house prices saw a steady increase by 1.9% from the start of the year to end of May, according to a lender. The Halifax, a leading UK lender stated the change reflected “a relatively subdued” housing market. The cost of the average house is now £224,439, the Halifax calculated from its own mortgage data. Nationwide, another leading bank, suggested house prices were up 2.4% in the year to...

All In-House Packages

In recent years research has showed people are less likely to move again due to the complexity and slow pace of moving. Due to this, the selling and moving process can be a real burden on the individual’s life. Looking for potential buyers and calling removalist companies to help you pack and move your belongings to your new house and then calling banks to give you a mortgage for that house are the...

Buying a House Step-by-Step

Find out how much you can borrow. The first thing to do when looking to purchase a house is to call a mortgage broker and get an understanding of how much money you can borrow. The mortgage broker will be able to help you maximise your borrowing and find the best possible deal for you. All lenders will require you to put down a deposit for the house. You may want to also save some of the savings...

Property sales fall due to indecisive buyers.

A study reported two-fifths of owners said when selling a property, buyers had changed their mind. The indecision whether to purchase the property or if they had found another home was a common cause for property sales falling before completion, more so than mortgages failing to be secured. Further research has showed UK home owners are less likely to move again compared to a decade ago. It was...

Pros & Cons of Renting a Home in the UK

Millions of Britons are renting a room or a house from private landlord- but is it positive or a negative? The Pros Flexibility One of the biggest positives for tenants is the ability to give short notice to move out. Whether you’ve got a job somewhere else or you’re a student and needs to move out, having the flexibility to just change locations is the biggest positive of being a...

Sell Your Property with Virtual Home Tours

Using 3D Virtual Reality to Showcase Your Property the Modern Way! Ever since the new age of computers and laptops, estate agents have been using the same traditional techniques to sell your house. The experience of both buyers and sellers has not really changed even with new technology evolving. Orthodox methods such as photographic images, panoramas or even a fly through video have been utilized by...

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