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Spotlight on Manchester

21 June 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Manchester is a metropolitan borough which, as at 2015, had a population of 530,300. It lies within the second-most populous urban area in the UK, with an overall population of 2.55 million The earliest recorded history of Manchester was a civilian s

Spotlight on Highgate

25 May 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Highgate is one of the most expensive of London’s suburbs, about five miles north of Charing Cross. Until it was swallowed up by the Victorian suburbs it was a distinct village straddling the road to the north. It has wonderful Georgian and Vic

Spotlight on Margate

11 May 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Many of us dream about living beside the seaside and Margate seems to be the word on everyone’s lips at the moment. It has become a beacon for Londoners, and according to the Mail Online (July 2016) it is known locally as 'Shoreditch-on-Sea' fo

Spotlight on the City of London

05 May 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Have you ever thought about living in the Square Mile? It wasn’t too long ago that the City was almost a resident-free zone, with no life in the streets after working hours or at the weekend. Nowadays it’s a thriving residential district,

Mortgage news!

26 April 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of the key changes and announcements in the mortgage market for this week. Gross Mortgage Lending increased in March this year by 19% from Feb 2017, and the sum of £21.4bn was lent in March. On a year to year basis, this was l

Spotlight On Shenfield?

11 April 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

As part of I Am The Agent's guide to property hotspots, we will be spotlighting areas every week. This week we are looking at living in Shenfield. Looking at commuting from Essex? It won’t be long till Crossrail is complete and the commute to E

What does Article 50 & the start of Brexit mean to Property?

30 March 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

What impact will the triggering of Article 50, and the start of formal Brexit negotiations, have on the property market? The FT has reported that Google searches ‘How will Brexit affect the property market’ have outranked other post-Brexi

What does the 2017 Spring Budget have in store for the property market?

14 March 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

There was nothing much to shout about in relation to measures to boost the property market in the Spring Budget, which is a bit of a surprise given that the Government’s own Housing White Paper, published last month, admits that the housing mar

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