Monthly Archives: July 2011

Use this period of calm to prepare for a move

August is traditionally one of the slowest months when it comes to activity on the property market – but come the autumn things get moving again. This year the whole of the business has been unstable and difficult to predict. … Continue reading

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Taylor Wimpey Launches FirstBuy in East Midlands

Taylor Wimpey is set to help first time buyers across East Midlands onto the property ladder by offering the Government’s just-launched FirstBuy scheme on a range of brand new homes at its local developments. FirstBuy, which was unveiled in the … Continue reading

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New report shows benefits of investing in well designed buildings

  A new report issued today by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) provides evidence for how well designed buildings can deliver tangible social and economic benefits to those who use them and invest in them. The RIBA’s new … Continue reading

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People still have to move……

Michael Fiddes head of Agency at Strutt & Parker says “notwithstanding recent analysis by Rightmove reported that an alarming 70% of houses that have come to the market this year have remained unsold, people still have to move – the … Continue reading

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We are now over half way through the year. Our experts give us a snapshot of how they see the market at present…

The macroeconomic uncertainty continues to bring challenges to households across the UK, and consequently both home owners and buyers are proceeding with caution before making decisions. Having said that, the warm Spring and thus far lovely Summer mean that our … Continue reading

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Summer sales

Summertime and the living is, as they say, easy. Less so perhaps, if you are trying to buy or sell a home. Schools break up for the extended holiday and the property market becomes subdued. Buyers and sellers alike are, … Continue reading

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First time buyers need all the help they can get

The first time buyer market is receiving considerable press attention at the moment as lenders start to launch mortgage products that only require a 5-10 per cent deposit, says This comes at a time when first time buyers need all … Continue reading

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