May 13, 2021

Cayman: Governor statement on Traffic Light System for inbound travel to England

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The UK Transport Minister, Grant Shapps has today announced a gradual re-opening of international travel to and from England from 17 May.  Included in the announcement is information on the Government’s new traffic light system which assesses countries as red, amber and green (RAG) for inbound travel. This rating determines what inbound travellers must do on […]

UK: Flat owners caught in cladding scandal could see up to £11.43bn wiped from the value of their bricks and mortar

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Research by Newcastle-based property developer, StripeHomes, has revealed how much leasehold flat owners could see wiped off the value of their home, should they find their home is affected by ACM and other unsafe materials. Last week parliament voted against protecting them from post-Grenfell fire safety costs, a move that could cost individual leaseholders as much as […]

UK: House prices could boom by a further £30,000 this year

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By James Lockett The house price boom caused by the introduction of the stamp duty holiday could see the average house price across England climb by another £23,000 before the end of the year, should current market trends continue.  Research by estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester, analysed the average monthly rate of house price […]

Has your home made more than you in the last year?

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The answer to that question could well be yes, according to the latest research by estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, who found that house prices in 92 areas of Britain have climbed by more than the average net annual salary in the last year.  With a property market boom in full swing, GetAgent analysed the latest house price […]

UK: Here’s where 95% mortgages will benefit homebuyers the most

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By James Lockett Research from national UK estate agent, Keller Williams UK, has found that the ability to secure a mortgage with a five per cent deposit should reduce the time to save by over two years for some buyers across the UK property market. Keller Williams UK analysed the current average house price across each […]

UK: Leasehold property sales are driving activity in these areas of the property market

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Research from Warwick Estates has revealed the areas of England where leasehold home sales are driving the property market, accounting for as much as 99% of transactions.  Warwick Estates analysed property transactions across England to have completed over the last year, highlighting which pockets of the market are home to the highest number of leasehold homes as […]

Here’s where house builders have taken their foot off the gas since 2015

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The latest new-build property market insight from the sector experts, BuildScan, has revealed which areas of the nation have seen housebuilders take their foot off the gas in the last five years where housing delivery is concerned.  BuildScan’s analysis of housing delivery over the last five years shows that 792,890 new homes have been built across England […]

HAPPY EASTER: To all our readers

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From ieyenews Thank you to all our readers for downloading and visiting our website. We have gone from strength to strength and we are now TEN years old. A very, very, HAPPY and BLESSED EASTER to you all. From COLIN, JOAN, COLLEEN and GEORGINA. Being from England originally, although I have now spent more of […]

UK: Latest Help to Buy scheme could benefit 55% of all new-build homebuyers

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The latest research from snagging and defect management app, BuildScan, has revealed that the latest Government Help to Buy (H2B) scheme could help over a half of all new-build homebuyers to get a foot on the ladder.  BuildScan first looked at the H2B equity loan price cap in each region of England and Wales, which is essentially […]

Flooding S.E. England

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Flooding brings travel disruption across south east of England From BBC Flooding is causing travel disruption across the south east of England after heavy rain overnight. The M23 was closed between junctions 10 and 11 in both directions in West Sussex, but has now reopened. On the railways, Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express passengers have […]