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Should I buy before Brexit?

With this evening's vote approaching, it's the question everyone’s asking. You’re ready to buy, you’ve got your deposit and you’re eager to move - but should you wait until you know what’s going on with Brexit?

January 2019

Millennials would need to sacrifice 21,700 avocados to save deposit for first home

Focus on long term saving plans and ignore the hype about sacrificing avocados on toast, as our research shows you'd need to give up a lot more than just your breakfast to get on the property ladder.

December 2018

Home Ownership – is it really all about Mum and Dad?

It isn’t surprising that the children of more prosperous parents are more likely to own their own homes.
 

December 2018

75% of first time buyers benefited from stamp duty changes

After the change in Stamp Duty thresholds for first time buyers from the November 2017 Budget, our data revealed that three out of four first time buyers in England have benefited.
 

December 2018

Solicitor and Licensed Conveyancer price transparency great for home buyers

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) have introduced new transparency rules with regards to pricing.

November 2018

First Time Buyer Stamp Duty Exemption – great for buyers but hard on the treasury?

The HMRC reported today that 58,800 first time buyers claimed Stamp Duty exemption in the third quarter of 2018, taking the total number of users to 180,500.

November 2018

Is Black Friday coming to the property market?

Can first time buyers benefit from property price drops?

November 2018

38% of homebuyers who used Help to Buy this year would be ineligible after 2021

With the news that the government are revising the Help to Buy Equity Scheme from 2021, making it only available to first time buyers, and imposing regional price caps, our data tells us that over a third of the people who used the scheme in 2018 would no longer be eligible.
 

November 2018

Budget Debrief: What did we learn?

The Budget, one of the major events of the political calendar, took place earlier than usual this year to give the government more time to focus on Brexit negotiations. It was also held on a Monday, rather than the traditional Wednesday, and at the much later time of 15:30 GMT.

October 2018