Latest Property News - Property-sales

  • Housing Report - May 2018

    Posted in Property Sales on Jun 28, 2018

    Housing market prepares for summer slow-down. Key findings: * The number of homeowners selling up increased in May, as sellers tried to secure offers before the annual summer slow-down. * Demand from house hunters also rose, as buyers sought to get their offers accepted. * The number of sales agreed per branch stayed the same. Supply of properties: * The number of properties availabl ...
  • Spring Budget 2017

    Posted in Property Sales on Mar 10, 2017

    Calls for relief on stamp duty charges that would boost movement in the property market were ignored in Chancellor Philip Hammond's Spring Budget this week. Despite the Government's own admission in last month's Housing White Paper that the property market was "broken", tax thresholds will remain at the levels introduced in 2014. Currently, home buyers are liable for the tax when purchasing ...
  • Are you thinking of selling your property?

    Posted in Property Sales on Dec 06, 2016

    This is a genuine, no gimmicks, offer that will save you £££'s! Throughout December 2016, we are offering a special fixed fee that guarantees to save you money! This is how it works... Our normal, standard fee is 1% + V.A.T., so... If you have a property valued at around £200,000, you will save nearly £1,000! If you have a property valued around £300,000, you save approximately £1, ...
  • Bank Of England cuts interest rates to 0.25%

    Posted in Property Sales on Aug 05, 2016

    The following information has been gathered by Life-Style Property Services from several sources. Following Britain's decision to leave the EU, the British public have been unsure of how the decision will affect us financially, politically and economically. In July 2016 the Monetary Policy Committee voted in favour of holding the bank rate at 0.5%. The bank rate is set by the Bank of Engla ...
  • Brexit - is it all doom and gloom?

    Posted in Property Sales on Jul 06, 2016

    Here are a few quotes that are currently around from various sources reflecting the more positive side of the EU exit: “As soon as Brexit was confirmed last week, the cost to banks of funding fixed deals started to fall,” says Paul Thomas in the Daily Mail. “This is measured by so-called swap rates. In the wake of last Thursday’s referendum, swap rates fell by as much as one-third. These falls ...
  • Can the new Lifetime ISA help first time buyers?

    Posted in Property Sales on Apr 13, 2016

    From April 2017 any adult aged between 18 and 40 will be able to open a new Lifetime ISA account. You can save up to £4,000 a year and receive a 25% bonus from the Government on this money on any savings before your 50th birthday. The money saved in this account can be withdrawn to help buy your first home or saved until you are over 60 for retirement income. These savings and bonus can be us ...



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