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holiday

Top 20 areas feeling the most stamp duty holiday heat for homes sold

Research by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, has shown which parts of the property market are feeling the most stamp duty holiday heat when it comes to transaction levels and sold prices. GetAgent analysed Land Registry sold price records since the initiative was launched on the 8th July last year to reveal the top 20 …

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index

Nationwide House Price Index shows annual house price growth

The latest index shows that while house prices stuttered slightly month on month (-0.5%), the annual rate of growth continues to hit double figures at 10.5%. Founder and CEO of GetAgent.co.uk, Colby Short, commented: “It’s probably fair to say that while an extension was welcomed, the stamp duty holiday is starting to linger over the …

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hotel

Vasco- former convent converted into luxurious boutique hotel

The Botanic Sanctuary, a new boutique hotel located at the former convent site of Elzenveld, Antwerp will shortly open its doors, (summer of 2021). The historic grandeur of the building has been restored whilst the interior has undergone a complete metamorphosis. Luxury and comfort are central to the overall hotel concept, right down to the …

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Microban

The first shower glass protectant powered by Microban

Microban International is proud to announce it has partnered with HMI Glass to develop specialty glass products with built-in antimicrobial action for smarter and cleaner shower enclosures. HMI’s C.10 Glass Protectant – featured on its products – is the first clear coating for shower glass that is formulated with Microban technology for invisible product protection against …

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buyers

Young buyers turn to Government’s new guarantee scheme

With the stamp duty holiday winding up on 30th September, house prices at an all-time high and gazumping now a regular occurrence in hotspot areas, young prospective buyers are looking at ways to open the door to making home ownership a reality, including the government’s new mortgage guarantee scheme. Andrea Fawell, Sales and Marketing Director …

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Homes

70% of homesellers decide immediately whether or not to sell

The latest research by virtual property viewings platform, U-See Homes, shows that 70% of homesellers decide immediately whether or not to sell to homebuyers and has found that a bad impression during the viewings process can be costly for homebuyers battling it out for limited stock in current hot market conditions. While the market is …

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buy-to-let

19% of landlords have plans to offload their buy-to-let portfolio

The latest research by the nationwide buy-to-let specialist, Sequre Property Investment, has revealed that despite a string of government changes around stamp duty, tax relief and a potential change to capital gains tax, UK landlords remain undeterred where their investment intentions are concerned. While changes to tax relief and a 3% increase to the rate of …

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Countryside

Countryside and Latimer given reserved matters approval

Countryside, a UK mixed-tenure developer, in partnership with Latimer, the development arm of Clarion Housing Group. Comprising 235 new homes, of which 25% will be for affordable housing tenures, residents will have a choice of houses and apartments, with private sale, shared ownership and affordable rent homes available. In keeping with the garden city concept, …

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Burton

Burton flood defences received official opening

The successful Burton-upon-Trent Flood Allieviation scheme, built by Galliford Try’s joint venture with Black and Veatch for the Environment Agency and East Staffordshire Borough Council, has received its official opening. The scheme added a total of 3.7km of defences from Branston to Clay Mills, along the River Trent, protecting an approximate 4,500 homes and 1,000 …

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