Market Boom

Sales agreed so far in 2020 surpass last year’s figure. The total Sales Agreed in 2020 so far has overtaken Sales Agreed up to this point in 2019, despite the Coronavirus crisis. Property consultancy Twenty EA also says New instructions this year is 92 per cent of...

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Time to scrap Stamp Duty?

New figures add weight to argument. New figures released this morning give weight to calls for the complete scrapping of stamp duty. The data shows there have been 20,238 transactions since the SDLT holiday was launched with a sold value of £6.7 billion.  As many as...

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House price inflation

A four year high but concern over virus. House prices in September were 7.3 per cent higher than a year earlier – the highest house price inflation since June 2016. The Halifax figures show that on a monthly basis, house prices in September were 1.6 per cent higher...

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