June 30, 2022

UK: The best property hotspots for electric car owners

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From James Lockett From PS Audio Last week’s UK house price index provided the final piece of the stamp duty holiday puzzle and the latest research by Benham and Reeves has revealed how much London homebuyers saved as a result, as well as which boroughs saw the largest total saving.  The research shows that: –  […]

UK: New-build homes reduce energy bills by up to 60%

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From James Lockett From ProperPR The latest research from Warwick Estates reveals how new-build homes can see homebuyers cut their energy bills by as much as 60%.  Now that winter has arrived, running a home is set to become more expensive than during any other time of year due to vastly increased heating and utility bills. One […]

UK: Staging your home could add £47,000 when selling

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From James Lockett ProperPR The latest research by Benham and Reeves has revealed how staging your home can help you secure more when it comes to selling.  The research shows that: –  –          You should set your staging budget at one per cent of your properties market value. That’s £2,642 on the average UK home.  –          However, […]

Halloween homebuyers can expect to pay 44% more for a haunted house

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From James Lockett The latest research by Nested has revealed how much more homebuyers will fork out when looking to purchase a home in one of the nation’s most haunted locations this Halloween.  The research shows that: –  –          The average price of property across 13 petrifying postcodes comes in at £396,455 – 44% (£120,275) more […]

UK: Even a global pandemic can’t rattle rental yields as market stays strong

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By James Lockett From PropergandaPR Research by nationwide buy-to-let specialist, Sequre Property Investment, has revealed which regions of the UK buy-to-let market have best weathered the rental market uncertainty posed by the pandemic and currently present the best yields for UK landlords.  Working from home requirements, reductions in tenant incomes and a ban on eviction have […]

UK: Northamptonshire and Dorset lead the way with the strongest homebuyer demand in Q3

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From James Lockett Prosper PR he latest look at homebuyer demand levels by GetAgent.co.uk has found that: –  –          Across England, average buyer demand for Q3 2021 sat at 64.7%. –          Nowhere in England was homebuyer demand stronger than in Northamptonshire where on average 75.3% of homes on the market were snapped up by homebuyers.  –          In Dorset, demand during Q3 […]

UK: 5 most burgled cites in England and Wales

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Having your home invaded by criminals is one of the scariest things that a person can endure. Fearing for the personal safety of your loved ones and loss of property is something that would upset anyone. Unfortunately for all of us, this is something that can potentially happen. Here are the 5 most burgled cities […]

UK: SDLT holiday blues – Homebuyer faces 327% increase in SDLT as final deadline approaches

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From James Lockett Estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester, has revealed that some homebuyers across England are facing a 327% increase in the cost of stamp duty as a result of the SDLT holiday house price boom.  The research shows that: – –          In June 2020, the average house price in England was £250,739, requiring […]

Cayman: Governor Statement on Cayman Green Listing for Inbound Travel to England

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The UK Transport Minister, Grant Shapps has today announced a further update of the red, amber and green (RAG) rating lists for inbound travel to England. This rating determines what inbound travellers must do on arrival, linked to the Covid situation in the country from which they are travelling, vaccination rates and the availability of genomic […]

UK: Homebuyers face 5.6 month wait to complete due to current market backlog

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As the first phase of the stamp duty deadline approaches, homebuyers across the nation remain stuck in transaction limbo due to long delays at the back end of the selling timeline caused by heightened levels of buyer demand. Research by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, has revealed just how long these current market delays are […]