UK rental market set for summer boost
2012 is set to be another bumper year for staycation breaks – enjoying a holiday in your home country rather than travelling overseas – as the financial crisis continues.
Home buyers seek family cash in Scotland
A report issued by the Bank of Scotland outlines the difficulties faced by home owners in the Scottish sector of the UK property market hoping to move to a larger home.
Home prices stable across UK
A recent study from one of the UK’s main lenders, the Halifax, suggests that UK property prices in the three months ending in May were 0.8 per cent higher than the previous three months.
UK house sales decline
UK property agents are generally kept busy during the spring months with a rush of home buyers ready to make the move but so far this year business has been slow to take off.
Stamp duty reforms for Scotland
A change to stamp duty charges for the Scottish sector of the UK property market are to be phased in within three years as a result of the Scotland Bill.
Scottish FTB’s spent more in first quarter
A recent report compiled by the Council of Mortgage Lenders suggests that First time buyers in the Scottish sector of the UK property market took full advantage of the stamp duty holiday to purchase higher priced properties.
Central London house prices still building
Overseas property buyers continue to flock to the UK capital city to invest in the London property market and it is the level of demand from foreign buyers that is helping to keep prices high.