Monthly Archives: April 2010

Surge in rental as home ownership plummets to lowest level in 20 years!

The British Property Federation (BPF) reports on the latest findings from the English Housing Survey as this government commissioned report confirms that home ownership has fallen to its lowest level in 20 years. According to the English Housing Survey just … Continue reading

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Election Fever as the Housing Market Heats Up!!

With property now selling daily and the housing market showing strong results for February and March, we are experiencing superb market conditions on the eve of what will no doubt be a captivating general election. The governments two year stamp … Continue reading

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Government to assist First Time Buyers

With the recent announcement by the Government to assist First Time Buyers on purchases up to £250,000 with the removal of stamp duty, and what appears to be the end of the Winter cold spell, Mather Marshall are expecting a … Continue reading

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Stamp duty change will see an increase in transactions

By Dan Crawley, of Aldreds in Great Yarmouth It was announced at the Pre-Election Budget on Wednesday 24 March that the starting threshold for Stamp Duty Land Tax will increase to £250,000 for sales to first time buyers. The tax … Continue reading

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Are the winds of change blowing cold for landlords of student lets?

By Mike White of Martin & Co lettings in Norwich The market for student lettings in Norwich is dominated by the University of East Anglia with  c.15,000 students (c.1700 are from overseas). The UEA is consistently in the top 30 … Continue reading

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Garrington Monthly Market Review – March 2010

The arrival of March for many people signalled the start of Spring, traditionally a time where activity increases in the property market. The start of the month however saw a marked divide between commentators as to whether the market had … Continue reading

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Spring is here

With spring now firmly upon us and the weather set to improve more people are starting to think about moving. The recovering property market appears to be stabilising, however it seems that many are opting to rent property in the … Continue reading

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