A snippet from our Prime Moves Report in partnership with LonRes. Staying in London Moves within London still outnumber moves outside. Londoners like to stay in their city – especially in the prime areas. Overall 58% of Londoners stay in the city, but in prime London 63% stay put and three quarters of them … Read more
The final chapter of the housing journey begins when people start trading in large family homes for smaller ones.
Having traded up from a flat or a smaller house, the middle of the housing journey is firmly the preserve of families living in large homes.
We’re comfortable talking about first time
buyers, a journey given much scrutiny and much measurement, but we are much less likely to talk about those moving for the first time.
Countrywide PLC has announced plans to create a step-change in customer choice by becoming the first UK estate agency to combine its traditional strength of local expertise with the control and convenience of a new online service.
It has emerged in recent weeks that the government could soon look to ban ‘Gazumping’. A fundamental move which will prevent millions of house sales falling through each year, and avoiding the disappointment faced by buyers.
Manchester city centre has changed beyond recognition over the last decade. The city has seen an explosion in the number of high rise developments being built, the most well-known being Beetham Tower.
How can we make better use of the homes we already have? Buying a home to do up and sell on, is of course, driven by the underlying desire to make a profit, but there are also big benefits for the wider housing market.