Overall the Budget was helpful for the housing market, although we could always ask for more. The change in stamp duty lifts the vast majority of first time buyers out of the tax and that will help to encourage more activity in the market. But movers also suffer from the tax and it would have … Read more
There have been numerous reports out this week showing that first time buyers have seen a steep rise in property prices. Rightmove have stated that the average asking price for a first time buyer property (with 2 or less bedrooms) has risen by 3% during September. In contrast to this figure, the annual verage price growth across all property types … Read more
First time buyers are front of the pack in the Government’s drive for home ownership, with much recent housing policy aimed at supporting their first purchase.
But once they become home owners their journey doesn’t end, even if the state support does. This week we will be looking at the journey home owners face moving on for a second, third, fourth and eventually last time and what their onward mobility means for the rest of the housing market.
A round up of some of this month’s top properties. There’s something for everyone on this feature, a dream home by the sea, family and first time buyer homes as well as great investment opportunities.
We have a selection of homes for all types of buyers in our February round up of properties of the month.