Monthly Archives: March 2010

COMMENT FROM HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL ON THE 2010 BUDGET

“The 2010 budget has been described as a ‘growth’ budget for the UK economy and certainly, cutting stamp duty for first time buyers under the £250,000 threshold will grow the number of potential purchasers in the lower levels of the … Continue reading

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NAEA: SUCCESS OF STAMP DUTY CAMPAIGN A MAJOR VICTORY FOR FIRST TIME BUYERS

THE National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) today welcomed as a major victory Alistair Darling’s decision to raise the threshold of stamp duty land tax for two years. The NAEA has long campaigned for a major rethink on stamp duty … Continue reading

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Agricultural Land Prices Remain Resilient . . .

Historically, spring has always seen a flush of land being brought to the market, however a recent RICS survey indicates that this might be less so in 2010 than previously, so reports Toby Murray of land agents, Strutt & Parker. … Continue reading

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The winter blues have gone

The cold weather is over, the winter blues have gone and with this the flowers are starting to bloom and the number of sales being agreed are also blossoming. With March being our most successful month so far this year … Continue reading

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Easter rush

With the clocks going forward and lighter evenings and hopefully better weather, buyers will unquestionably be more motivated and the Easter weekend signifies the start of the ‘Peak’ season. Various mortgage companies are suggesting all sorts of fluctuations on price … Continue reading

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Mortgage choice improves

For the seventh month in a row mortgage availability has increased, with the choice of products up a staggering 78% over this period. It is still true to say that the lowest interest rates are available for those with larger … Continue reading

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Upward pressure on rents

By Mike White of Letting Agents Martin & Co in Norwich Finally some good news for beleaguered landlords. According to the latest RICS Lettings Survey, the supply of new properties coming on to the rental market has fallen for the … Continue reading

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