With property demand being high in certain UK cities and causing a price increase, as seen in our September Market Report, lenders continue to offer competitive mortgage products with rates below 1.5% for a Five-Year Fixed Mortgage!
Property Sales in 2019 were driven by First Time Buyers according to a new analysis by Hometrack, who are estimating the same for 2019.
With the recent changes in the Buy-To-let market, 73% of aspiring investors consider property to be the best and least volatile long-term investment, according to a recent study by Benham and Reeves.
With the recent news from Hometrack that Leicester is the number 1 place to invest in property, its not difficult to see and understand why there are many developments being built around the city and its surrounding parts.
Leicester is named the best city in the UK to invest in property by Hometrack ! According to Hometrack’s City House Price Index, Leicester has come...
While there is only 1 month left until Brexit, there is still no certainty about any UK industry. Except.. Property Investment. A recent study shows that Brexit has made a very limited impact on the UK’s property market, with no price fluctuation or market activity fall whatsoever.
With Brexit on everyone’s mind and not long to go until March 29th, no one knows what the outcome will be and how this will affect the property market. However, does Lloyds see a rise in the property market with their new 100% mortgage offer before Brexit?
With online selling platforms such as Gumtree, eBay, Facebook to name a few, it offers the possibility for anyone to sell anything they want. From simple items such as phones, tablets, to even expensive watches, cars and renting properties! Unfortunately sometimes this can cause many problems, especially when it comes to online scams!
Following our property blog, Leicester’s property market keeps on thriving, with the latest announcement of 380 new rental apartments being built in Bath Lane overlooking the River Soar.
How do I sell my home for the best price possible within the shortest period? Whatever the reason whether it’s downsizing, needing more space, wanting a better neighbourhood or to be closer to excellent schools it’s life changing.
On average house prices have risen about 3.2%, with the average house now costing in the region of £233,000.00 according to the ONS. In the East Midlands, house prices are rising the fastest and have increased by an average of...
When coming to sell your property it is essential to make your home presentable for the buyer, as first impressions really count when viewing a house for the first time. Think back when you did your viewing for the property you are currently in?
Leicester is becoming an interesting city regarding property investment. Over the last year we have seen the new Mattioli Woods building replacing the old council building. We have also seen the fast rise of a £50 million project opposite John Lewis on Vaughan way, which consists of a 150 room Novotel Hotel and a 100 room Adagio Aparthotel. Further to this there are many more developments taking place in the centre of Leicester, including the new...
Technology is evolving so quickly that it’s hard to predict what will be around next year let alone in 50 years. But at Seths we’ve dusted off our crystal ball and have jumped onto the internet to look at what homes may look like in 2018.
We live in a World where most of us are bombarded with never ending streams of information to process. And that information overload is leading to people making snap judgments quicker than ever. We see it here at Seths when people view a property.
We’ve had a chat in the office and put our heads together to come up with these five quick and easy ways to add value to your home which will not cost you thousands of pounds and lots of time.
We were discussing this in our office this week. One of the biggest frustrations we had with our individual dealings with estate agents was how hard it was to speak with them. Basic stuff, but very important when you’re making what will probably be the biggest purchase/sale of your life.
More, now than ever, people are worried about property prices due to Brexit and other issues going on in the World. However, property asking prices in Leicester are certainly at an all-time high, and have surpassed pre credit crunch prices.
As I have already mentioned in one of my previous articles, more, now than ever, people are worried about property prices due to Brexit and other issues going on in the World. However, property asking prices in Leicester are certainly at an all-time high, and have surpassed pre credit crunch prices.
Owning a second home or investment property has become a popular way of planning for retirement income throughout the Country, and especially so in Leicester. Not only does it provide a regular income, but it will most likely appreciate in the long term. At Seths we have helped hundreds of landlords secure and rent out their investment property, which is testament to our local market property knowledge.
The Chancellor Philip Hammond saved the best bit in his Autumn Budget to last when it came to the property market in Leicester. Following more than an hour of outlining his financial vision for the country he grabbed the headlines by finishing with the announcement that Stamp Duty is to be abolished for first time buyers purchasing homes up to the value of £300,000.
Cast your mind back to 2007 and Rhianna topped the charts with her Umbrella song, Cristiano Ronaldo led Manchester United to Premier league glory and the first generation of iPhones was only three months old. But what will the base rate rise from 0.25 to 0.50 mean for home owners, first time buyers and investors?
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