Throwback Thursday

How things change!      .

Published on 26/05/2016

Average house prices would go up whether Britain leaves or stays!

The NAEA and ARLA have jointly issued a report forecasting that house prices will go up whether the vote is yes or no – but at a slightly lower rate if the vote is to leave. It estimates that if the UK votes to remain in the EU, by 2018 the average UK home would cost £303,000.

Published on 23/05/2016

Buying or selling a property? How do you choose the right solicitor?

How do you go about picking the right solicitor to carry out the “conveyancing” for your property transaction? Here is www. onthemarket.

Published on 20/05/2016

Throwback Thursday

   Looking from York Road up Carr Lane Acomb  - Am I right?    To me this looks like Holgate road just before you turn the corner and head upto to the Iron Bridge - what do you think?  Do we think this it taken from the Ridgeway end looking up towards the Boroughbridge Road end? Thanks to www. thecardindex.

Published on 19/05/2016

What are you paying?

An estate agency comparison website says that the average estate agent’s fee nationwide is 1. 1%.

Published on 17/05/2016

What do men and women want when it comes to property?

This blog post from onthemarket. com was interesting reading: When analysing the results from its latest Housing Futures survey, a leading estate agent looked at the differing answers supplied by each sex.

Published on 17/05/2016

Throwback Thursday

Early in the morning of Wednesday, April 29, 1942, York suffered its worst air raid of the war.   It wasn’t entirely unexpected.

Published on 12/05/2016

Government considering making gazumping illegal

Ministers are reportedly considering a crackdown on buyers and sellers who pull out of a deal at the last minute, or who try to gazump or gazunder each other. They are considering making house purchases legally binding much earlier in the process – for example, at the stage where an offer is accepted.

Published on 11/05/2016

Distortion to market caused by Stamp Duty is biggest yet.

The distortion to the housing market caused by the new Stamp Duty charge was larger than anything seen before associated with a tax change.  The Council of Mortgage Lenders has become the latest body to warn of a likely slowdown in the housing market because of the Stamp Duty ‘stampede’ in the weeks leading up to April 1.

Published on 10/05/2016

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