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I Am The Agent's Guide for Tenants

01 May 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

This blog aims to assist tenants who are looking to rent a property, perhaps for the first time. You should be prepared, because property moves pretty quickly and you need to have yourself organised just as fast to win your perfect pad before anyone

Hometrack's UK Cities House Price Index - March 2018

01 May 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

On 25 April, 2018 UK city house price inflation running at 5.5%, up from 3.7% a year ago. Growth ranges from +8.1% in Edinburgh to -6.6% in Aberdeen. Cambridge only other city with price falls. Signs that downward pressure on prices in London is easi

HomeLet Rental Index figures published for March 2018

19 April 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Landlords and tenants will want to keep a keen eyeHomeLet's Rental Index figures have just been released. The key headlines are: Rents in the UK rose by 0.9% in March compared to the same month a year ago; the average monthly rent now stands at &poun

Spotlight on Charlton SE7

21 March 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Charlton is often overlooked in favour of its swankier neighbour, Greenwich, but keep an eye on this area as it’s the next stop on the regeneration flow down the River Thomas. The centre of Charlton, Charlton Village itself, sits on high ground

Mortgage news - March 2018

19 March 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of some key changes in the mortgage market this week. Research from Halifax is showing that mortgages are at their most affordable level for ten years. Q4 2017 data showed that mortgage payments equated to 29% of a homeowner’s

February 2018 House Price Index brought to you by Rightmove and I Am The Agent

21 February 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Rightmove’s House Price Index at February 2018 has just been published and here are the headlines.Record home-hunter activity fuels rises in most regions Active start to 2018 as housing demand continues to be resilient: Price of property coming

More mortgage news - February 2018

21 February 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of some key changes in the mortgage market this week. Bank of Ireland has announced new rates across both residential and buy to let ranges. With residential rates being reduced by 0.14%, BOI now have 85% loan to value rates startin

Mortgage news - February 2018

05 February 2018  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of some key changes in the mortgage market this week. Scottish Widows Bank has made improvements to its lending policy. With the introduction of improved income/affordability multiples, SWB is moving away from the 4x income cap for

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