Archive for January, 2015

Condensation & Winter Advice

Posted on Monday, 19 January, 2015

Advice on Condensation With winter on its way we usually around this time of year start getting contacted by tenants reporting “damp” in the property, the vast majority of the time this turns out to be condensation caused by tenants or the occupier. I have therefore put together below some…

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First time buyers at highest level since 2007

Posted on Thursday, 8 January, 2015

The number of first-time buyers in 2014 rose to its highest level in seven years, according to one of the UK’s largest lenders. The Halifax estimates that 326,500 people bought their first house or flat last year – a rise of 22% compared to 2013. That was the highest total…

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Property price predictions for 2015

Posted on Monday, 5 January, 2015

Property analysts are suggesting slower growth in 2015 than 2014, with a near consensus among them on what that growth in property prices will be – predicted at about 4%. However, not all analysts were accurate with last years predictions admitting that they had underestimated the effect of government stimulus measures…

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