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The In-Deed property blog has all the latest news, insight and information into the UK housing market. Our regular blogs take a look at all aspects of buying and selling a property so you’re fully informed when it comes to making a move.

12 Sep

Revealed: what buyers find off-putting in a property

Selling your home? Make sure you don’t leave a negative impression on buyers who come to view your property. New research has revealed that potential buyers are put off by marks and stains, tatty kitchens and bathrooms, and especially by extensive cracks in the plasterwork. Poor first impression The website Sell House Fast surveyed potential […]

3 Sep

Home mover numbers on the rise

The number of home movers has risen for the first time in three years. Meanwhile, the average price paid by those moving home has grown by 32 percent as the cost of moving home jumps by 4 percent in a year. New research from Lloyds Bank has revealed that the number of people moving home […]

2 Sep

No-deal Brexit warning on UK house prices

Leading accountants KPMG have issued a stark warning on the effects of a no-deal Brexit on UK property prices. In a report published on Monday, the firm says house prices across the country could drop by 6.2 percent in 2020 if the UK exits the European Union on October 31 without a withdrawal agreement in […]

30 Aug

Homes near London Tube stations carry hefty price premiums

Living close to a London Underground station comes with a hefty price premium. New research by property agents CBRE has shown that homes within a five-to-seven minute walk of a Tube station have grown in price by almost 10 percent more than other properties nearby that are further away from the transport network. According to […]

28 Aug

UK mortgage approvals hit 2-year high

Mortgage approvals are at their highest level in more than two years. New figures from UK Finance, the trade body for lenders, show that mortgage lenders gave the nod to 43,342 property purchase mortgages in July, up from 42,775 in July. Those figures are also up 10 percent on the same month a year ago. […]

21 Aug

Summer property surge as buyers outmanoeuvre Brexit

Property sales in the UK are bucking the usual quiet summer trend as home buyers bed in before Brexit. The latest monthly house price index from Rightmove shows sales this month are the highest in any August since 2015. Agreed sales are up by 6.1 percent year-on-year in the month to August, says Rightmove, which […]