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I Am The Agent's Handy Guide to Surveys

31 January 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Whether you are using an online estate agency to find your new home or atraditionalestate agencyit is alwaysworthswotting up on why you need a survey. So we have gathered together a quick overview of surveys for your property. How likely are you to a

More mortgage news for January 2018

24 January 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of some key changes in the mortgage market for this week. Buy-to-let specialist, Fleet Mortgages, has announced new rates to expand their range. The lender can look at more accommodating rental stress tests, and has launched a 2-yea

Latest rental tracker, brought to you by Rightmove and I Am The Agent, indicates lower annual rent rises since 2014

19 January 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Rightmove's rental trends tracker at January 2018 has just been published, and indicates that the pace of annual rent rises s now lowest since 2014. Here are the headlines: 0.7% annual rate of increase in national asking rents (excluding London) in 2

The latest house price index brought to you by Rightmove and I Am The Agent - January 2018

18 January 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Rightmove'sHouse Price Index at January 2018 has just been published. The report indicates a busy start to 2018 with increased home-hunter activity Here are the headlines: Early traffic data indicates a busy start to 2018, with Rightmove visits up by

Mortgage news - January 2018

10 January 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of the key changes and announcements in the mortgage market for this week. Accord Mortgages have continued with their changes to their lending with the announcement of £500 cash back on some Buy to Let deals. This is a sector

Scottish private residential tenancies came into force on 1 December 2017

29 December 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Landlords north of the border need to be aware of the new tenancy regime that came into force on 1 December 2017 in Scotland for all future private sector lets, following consultation with landlord and tenant representative organisations. The new typ

Mortgage news - December 2017

27 December 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of some key changes and announcements in the mortgage market to end the year. Accord has refreshed its buy to let range with further reductions of up to 0.35% on 75% of the range. With Accord also reducing fees on their mortgages an

Winter Energy Saving Tips

18 December 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Winter can really take its toll on your finances, so it’s essential to keep your energy costs as low as possible until the warmer months arrive.Here are five super ‘Winter Energy Saving Tips’ to help you survive the harsh weather co

The latest house price index brought to you by Rightmove and I Am the Agent - December 2017

11 December 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Rightmove’s House Price Index at December 2017 has just been published. Here are the headlines: National average forecast of 1% growth in new seller asking prices in 2018 as the net result of upwards price pressures in some sectors and location

Chancellor announces zero stamp duty. About time too ...

22 November 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

An excellent decision to help buyers take their first steps to property ownership. There’s some good news in the November Budget for first-time buyers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, with the abolition of stamp duty for first-time buyer