Monthly Archives: April 2010

Could landlords be set to benefit from increased rental demand in St Albans?

Local letting specialists Darwoods are reporting an increase in demand for rented property in St Albans with many prospective tenants waiting for homes to become available to rent. As a result, some landlords could be set to benefit from an … Continue reading

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Budget brinks good news for housing market

Selling agent Connells in Welwyn Garden City believes the Government’s recent announcement to increase the Stamp Duty threshold to £250,000 for first time buyers is good news for the housing market. “This is fantastic for those looking to buy their … 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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Oh Darling what have you done……

We held our breath awaiting the announcement from Alistair Darling regarding stamp duty and then it came, a two year stamp duty holiday for first time buyers up to £250,000 – a pleasant saving for a few making little difference … Continue reading

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BUDGET 2010

“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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FIRST IMPRESSIONS!

It was a long, hard Winter and most agents will tell you that we are a good month behind, in terms of valuations and new instructions coming onto the market. We always used to find that the phone would start … Continue reading

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