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2011: year of the first time buyer Thursday, January 26, 2012 Published by MILLIE DYSONMortgages | 0 Comments Latest figures from unbiased.co.uk, reveal first time buying was the most sought after area of mortgage advice throughout 2011 on its ‘find a mortgage adviser’ search. Data from the professional advice website showed that from January last […]

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Home hunters return to market in record numbers Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Published by MILLIE DYSONSurveying & Conveyancing | 0 Comments Website traffic on Rightmove is hitting new all-time highs as new year home-hunters turn their attention to the property market in record numbers. The UK property website, with a market share of 84% of […]

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Buyer demand increases, say RICS Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Published by MILLIE DYSONEconomy | 0 Comments Buyer demand for property in the UK rose during November, but economic uncertainty continues to hold the market back from any meaningful recovery, report RICS. Seven per cent more surveyors reported new buyer enquiries rose rather than fell during […]

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First time buyers must act quickly to avoid paying stamp duty Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Published by MILLIE DYSONSurveying & Conveyancing | 0 Comments With only three months of the stamp duty ‘tax holiday’ remaining, first time buyers must act quickly to avoid paying Stamp Duty Land Tax on their home purchase, warns the National […]

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Mortgage approvals hit 2yr high Friday, December 09, 2011 Published by MILLIE DYSON Loans for home purchases reached their highest number since December 2009 in November according to the latest Mortgage Monitor from e.surv chartered surveyors. Purchase approvals rose from 52,743 in October to 54,658 in November on a seasonally-adjusted basis, an increase of 4%, […]

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FTB demand boosts activity Wednesday, December 07, 2011 Published by MILLIE DYSONSurveying & Conveyancing | 0 Comments Resilient first-time buyer demand drove a monthly increase in mortgage market activity in November, according to the latest Housing Market Activity Report by Connells Survey and Valuation. The total number of valuations conducted during the month grew by […]

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Property ‘safe as houses’ for 2012 Monday, December 05, 2011 Published by MILLIE DYSONEconomy | 1 Comments The majority of prospective home-movers do not expect house prices to be lower by the end of 2012, despite the on-going economic gloom at home and abroad, report Rightmove. Miles Shipside, director of Rightmove comments: “The public’s belief […]

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Mortgage approvals highest since Dec 2009 Tuesday, November 29, 2011 Published by MILLIE DYSONMortgages | 0 Comments Total lending to individuals rose by £1.3 billion in October, greater than the previous six-month average increase of £1.0billion, report the Bank of England. The twelve-month growth rate was unchanged at 0.8%. Within total lending, lending secured on […]

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The UK’s residential property market bounced back in October according to data released from the Agency Express Property Activity Index. The number of properties achieving ‘Sold’ status in October grew by +7.5% compared to September 2011 and the number of new ‘For Sale’ listings recorded month on month also showed an increase, up +0.8%. Regionally, […]

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Quiet day today

19Oct 2011

After a busy period this week has quietened down, so I guess this gives me time to talk to the world. I am @&*%ed off with all the bad news in the press, on the box and even in the pub. I don’t want to watch the TV news anymore as it just depresses me, […]

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