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Mortgage news!

02 March 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of the key changes and announcements in the mortgage market for this week. Gross Mortgage Lending for January hit its highest level since 2008. Data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders confirmed £18,9bn lent, which was an inc

Highlights from Rightmove house price index February 2017

01 March 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Rightmove has published its latest house price index at February 2017.The headline news is that the annual rate of house price increase is at its lowest since April 2013, whilst demand remains strong.The annual rate of increase is +2.3%. Miles Shipsi

Property market update courtesy of Rightmove, our trusted partner

19 January 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Rightmove is the UK’s largest property portal, and they have shared their insight into what 2017 might bring for the UK sales and lettings markets. Their overall headline is that markets will remain strong, with robust demand (subject to region

Rightmove's December 2016 House Price Index and Overview

13 December 2016  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Rightmove have now published their December house price index. Here are the highlights, courtesy of Miles Shipside, Rightmove director and housing market analyst. Rightmove says strong November sales outweigh uncertainty as they forecast 2% rise in 2

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