May 16, 2022

UK: Property sale fall throughs cost UK buyers and sellers £880.4m in 2021

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Property purchasing specialist, HBB Solutions, has revealed property transaction collapses cost UK homebuyers and sellers £880.4m in 2021, a £74m increase on the previous year.  The research shows that: – The average cost of this collapse per transaction is £2,700, with buyers and sellers incurring costs such as survey fees, conveyancing costs and the cost involved […]

UK: The home improvements that will add the most value when you come to sell

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From James Lockett Research by MoveStreets, the property portal designed for the mobile generation, has shown that garden offices, garage conversions and kitchen renovations are money well spent when it comes to adding value to your home, while loft conversions and solar panels will actually cost you money when you come to sell.  The research […]

UK: We’re head over heels for our homes

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From James Lockett ProperPR Estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, has found that when it comes to our homes, we’re not just in it for the money and one in five homeowners would even go as far as to say they’re completely in love with their own piece of the property market.  The research shows that: – […]

Fossil fuel companies and their mouthpieces offer net-zero logic on climate change

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Oil and gas CEOs were too chicken to show up to a recent congressional hearing—perhaps fearing that their climate pledges will be revealed as nothing more than slick PR. By Sonali Kolhatkar / Independent Media Institute Everywhere around us there is evidence of climate change, from the increase in winter storms such as New England’s late January blizzard, […]

UK: Nine reasons why your property transaction might fall through

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Property purchasing specialist, HBB Solutions, has looked at the most common contributing factors that lead to a property sale falling through and how to best avoid them, including: –  Conveyancing delays Broken chains Survey issues Negotiation breakdowns Mortgage issues Gazumping Gazundering Estate agents You can read the full release below but for any further info please […]

UK: First-time buyers spent £27.3bn more in 2021

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Estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk has revealed that the nation’s first-time buyers accounted for £86.1bn worth of property market value in 2021, increasing by £27.3bn in a single year.  The research shows that: – Across Britain, some 397,232 first-time buyers entered the market in 2021, up from 295,390 in 2020. That’s over 100,000 more first-time buyers in […]

UK trails other European countries for new-build delivery

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The latest research by the new-build sales optimisation platform, Unlatch, has found that the UK trails a number of other major European nations when it comes to the delivery of new homes during the pandemic, with France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany building more in relation to their respective population sizes. The research shows that: – […]

UK: Tenants in turmoil as high demand causes them to miss out on property after property

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MoveStreets, the property portal designed for the mobile generation, has revealed how tenants are struggling to find a property in the current rental market, with high demand and a time consuming application process causing many to miss out on their dream rental home.  The research shows that: – 40% of tenants described their recent hunt […]

UK: New-build market transactions plummet during the pandemic

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The latest research by the new-build sales optimisation platform, Unlatch, has revealed how the level of new-build property transactions seen across the market in England and Wales has plummeted having previously shown strong growth prior to the pandemic. The research shows that: – At a national level, the market share accounted for by the new-build sector […]

UK: Homeowners sitting on at least £791.bn in spare room value

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From James Lockett ProperPR Research from the game-changing property platform, Boomin, has revealed that the value of the nation’s spare rooms is estimated at at least £791.5bn, and that’s just those of us that admit to having two or more.  The research shows that: – The average spare room is currently valued at £42,000 in the […]