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Residential property transactions boomed in March 2016 with a staggering increase of 70% compared to the same month last year, according to HMRC. A huge influx of investment in buy-to-let properties and second homes ahead of the 1st April 2016,  was caused by the Government’s new 3% surcharge on the Stamp Duty Tax. There were also concerns of the anticipated Bank of […]

Stamp Duty reform fuels Housing Demand

The three per cent stamp duty surcharge caused a surge in investors looking to purchase their second homes. The impending stamp duty reforms brought about a stark increase in landlords purchasing new properties before April.  In the latest NAEA survey, 85% of their members declared an increase in the number of people putting serious consideration into purchasing a second home, up from 72% […]

Rents reach fastest monthly increase

Rents continue to rise across the country as average residential rates surpassed £800 for the first time in July.  This happened in conjunction with the fastest monthly rise in rents since records started six years ago. The increasingly lopsided supply-demand in the rental market is causing the average rental prices to soar.  The average rent increased across England and Wales was […]

Asking prices reach their highest-ever level

Rightmove have reported their highest-ever average asking price level this morning at £286,133. Today the asking prices is 1.6% higher than the previous four weeks and have soared up from the last peak of £281,782, in May last year. Buyer demand continues to increase, and Rightmove have reported that their traffic has been up 20% annually for March, with 115m […]

Planning permission approvals rise!

Planning permission for over 195,000 new homes in England has been granted in 2014, a 12% rise on the previous year, from the Home Builders Federation. The number of private homes granted permission also increased by 23%. House building activity has increased significantly over the past 18 month, with the number of new homes started in 2014 was up 36% […]

HomeXperts to Exhibit at the British & International Franchise Exhibition 2015

HomeXperts will be showcasing their services at the Business & International Franchise Exhibition 2015. The exhibition will be held at the Olympia Conference Centre, London on the 13-14th March, hosting some of the top brands in franchising. At the British & International Franchise Exhibition 2015, you can benefit from: Over 70 FREE seminars FREE business planning Inspiring speakers Come and […]