Homes are moving 31% faster since lockdown

– 01 September 2020 – Homes are moving 31% faster since lockdown The time to sell a home has fallen by more than a quarter in the UK. No surprise considering buyer demand, since the start of the year, is +34% higher than over the same period in 2019. Source: Dataloft, Zoopla The number of […]

Significant pick-up in the housing market

– 01 August 2020 – Significant pick-up in the housing market The July Sentiment Survey by Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, gauging the mood of agents, showed a significant pick-up in the housing market. The stamp duty holiday has increased demand in July, agents report a significant increase in new buyer enquiries and new instructions. […]

What are the new Stamp Duty changes?

– 9 July 2020 – The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced that from 15th of July 2020 until 31st of March 2021, there will be no stamp duty to pay on property purchases up to £500,000.   What is Stamp Duty and how much would you normally pay?  You must pay Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) if you buy a property or land over […]

The busiest time for the Rental Market

– 28 June 2020 – The Busiest Time for the Rental Market The rental market is about to enter its busiest time of the year. Analysis from Dataloft Rental Market Analytics reveals that 40% of tenancies are set to expire in July, August and September. Usually the surge in activity is a combination of students […]