Help To Buy – 5 Years On!

Can you believe it is five years since the government launched its flagship programme Help to Buy Equity loan scheme, supporting close to 117,000 first-time buyer purchasers? With 13,500 loans set to mature in 2018 adopters now need to decide how to pay back the government’s loan. One in seven loans to first time buyers…

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The Value of Height?

Digging down into our dataset, we’ve taken a look at the difference in price paid per square foot in 2017 according to which floor flats were situated on. The analysis reveals that the peak for average price in 2017 was the sixth floor, where flats sold, on average, for £616 per sq ft. This is…

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That Friday Feeling in Chelmsford

We have been digging around into the Land Registry data which has revealed a few curious results. In particular, we looked into the day of the week when properties complete. However, we found the variation by price band interesting. Higher value properties are less likely to complete on a Friday than those in the lower…

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The Price of Beauty in the UK

I was reading a report from Fine & Country who published a list of the 10 most beautiful places to live and it got us wondering whether there is a cost attached to buying a home in these places. For example, Tenby in Pembrokeshire is one of the most beautiful places to live and properties…

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Chelmsford Property 2017 Summary

2017 turned out to be a politically turbulent year, but a somewhat lacklustre one for the property market, once again demonstrating the resilience of the British when it comes to home ownership. Indeed, the latest report from LSL revealed that average house prices have seen a return to growth after several months of slowdown and…

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Christmas Jumper Day 2018!

Good afternoon all. You may be aware that Christmas Jumper Day is this Friday 15th December, which we are participating in. We are going to be donning our festive jumpers, putting on some Christmassy tunes and offering Festive treats and drinks to any body who is able to join us. Any money raised is going…

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