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Stamp Duty – worrying news about new rules affecting stake in part-owned property

12 May 2016  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

I Am the Agent, the UK’s largest online estate agency, has discovered some very worrying news about the new stamp duty rules and how they might affect couples, for example in the situation where one wants to buy the other’s share in a joi

Older Buyers Facing Major Issues With Mortgage Lenders

28 November 2014  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

While mortgages are generally viewed as being relevant for younger buyers there has been an increasing number of older property owners who are applying for one. However it has been revealed this month that many of these older borrowers are being targ

Mortgage News.

10 November 2014  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of the key changes and announcements in the mortgage market for this week. ·The Bank of England has kept base rate on hold for the 68th month in a row. It has also kept Quantitative Easing at £375bn. In October’s

Holiday like a president: the attractive home is on the market for a $10.5 million (£6.5 million)

07 November 2014  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

How wonderful to be leader of a country where wealth is not a dirty word. When British prime ministers go on holiday, they tend to play it safe, wary of being seen living high on the hog while voters feel the pinch. Remember those pictures of David C

Salford, Cambridge and Brough Are Property Hotspots For Sellers and Landlords

31 July 2014  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

Much of the focus is on London’s booming property market, but opportunistic sellers and landlords are making the most of the brand new property hotspots springing up in Cambridge, Salford and Brough. I Am The Agent, one of the country’s l

Mortgage News

14 May 2014  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

Here is a quick summary of the key changes and announcements in the mortgage market for this week: The Bank of England has held base rates at 0.5% for the 62nd consecutive month. They have also kept Quantitative Easing to £375bn. The BoE had or

HMRC, the OFT and what it means for landlords

17 April 2014  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

On the 1st of April 2014 legislation formally came into practice regarding the HMRC and the taking over of estate agency businesses, which comes under the Money Laundering Regulations of 2007. Previously this was supervised by the Office of Fair Trad

Mortgage Application Rejections Set To Increase This Summer

04 April 2014  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

Getting a mortgage in the post-2007 economic climate was not easy for many people however the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) revealed that last year was the best year for mortgage approvals since the financial crisis. However new intrusive questio

Buy To Let Student Accommodation – The Essential Guide For Landlords

13 September 2012  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

According to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, the number of parents investing in property to give their children somewhere to live while they’re at university has soared in the past few years. Many concerned parents, who are worried

The Complexities of the Property Market Untangled in a Little Blue Book

10 September 2012  |  I-Am-The-Agent  |  0 Comments

Are you finding it difficult to keep up with the ever-changing UK property market? With a detailed breakdown of all the key statistics you need to succeed in private property sales and rentals, I Am The Agent is pleased to present your essential Litt