Monthly Archives: June 2011

Stamp Duty?

Q.            I’m thinking of moving house shortly, and I’m currently trying to work out the costs. What exactly is Stamp Duty all about? A.            Stamp Duty – or Stamp Duty Land Tax, to give it its full title – is … Continue reading

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NAEA: TOP TIPS FOR CONVERTING COMMERCIAL TO RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY

The Government’s decision to facilitate the conversion of property from commercial to residential aims to boost housing supply levels, but little is known about this type of renovation, warn estate agents. The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) welcomes the … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Letting a Property when Moving Abroad

As the latest downpour reminds us just what we can expect from the British summer, it’s little wonder thousands of people each year decide to move to sunnier climes. For many that raises questions about what to with their homes … Continue reading

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NAEA: UK lenders continue to let down house hunters

Buyers are still failing to overcome the significant barriers to home ownership that the current housing market represents, according to the National Association of Estate Agents. The latest monthly market report from the organisation showed only slight decreases across supply … Continue reading

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What’s happening to the housing market?

Written by Marc Langdon. If you are reading this article, you may be one of the millions of people in this country who like to discuss one of mankind’s age old questions. Along with the weather, what we would do … Continue reading

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Experience counts when things go wrong.

Written by Ken Shipman. It is often said that there is a buyer out there for every property on an estate agent’s books, it’s just our job to find them! Reflecting on the last couple of weeks at Shipmans, writes … Continue reading

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Recovery in market in south Norfolk is “patchy”

Written by Andrew Lansdell. The slow recovery in the housing market in the south Norfolk area is patchy, writes Andrew Lansdell of Aldridge Lansdell. Demand has fluctuated this year and, after a slow start, picked up in the early spring, … Continue reading

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