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Stamp Of Approval

STAMP OF APPROVAL The chancellor has made momentous changes to the stamp duty system.  The majority of people thought the old system was iniquitous because there was no sliding scale. In simple terms once you went over the stamp duty threshold you would pay the percentage, not on the difference over that level but on […]

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Slow Down You!

SLOW DOWN YOU’RE GOING TOO FAST! There had been concerns about the property market overheating.  There was clear evidence that this was the case with a substantial number of increased mortgage transactions and a worrying movement in prices. The introduction of the Mortgage Market Review has had a significant effect.  People who thought they could […]

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Apply For Your Home Loan Now

APPLY FOR YOUR HOME LOAN NOW “In my fourth decade of selling property I have never seen anything like the turmoil that the mortgage market review is causing.” Introduced in April following directives from the Financial Services Authority, potential buyers don’t so much have to go through a home loan interview as an interrogation of […]

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World Cup Fever

WORLD CUP FEVER As I write this article the world cup has kicked off in dramatic fashion with plenty of exciting games.  The housing market is affected by major sports events and it won’t surprise you that viewings are quieter when key games are underway.  On the other hand there is proof that success for […]

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