9 Oct

Home move costs reach record high

Buyers and sellers are facing their highest-ever costs home move costs. New research suggests the average costs for a home move have reached a record high of £10,414, up by 2 percent year on year. Those in London will pay more than double the costs of the rest of the UK, with average moving costs […]

18 Jan

Equity release lending expected to reach record levels in 2019

Equity release funding is predicted to reach record levels in 2019. New research from real estate giants Savills recently revealed that owner occupiers in the UK, both with and without existing mortgages, have almost £5 trillion of property wealth. Meanwhile, the latest figures from Equity Release Council, expected this month, are likely to show the […]

16 Nov

Conveyancing clients to get transparency on fees

Home buyers and sellers in England and Wales will know exactly what their legal costs for conveyancing services should be from next month. New rules on transparency are being introduced by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA), the legal body that regulates law firms in England and Wales. All the solicitors In-Deed works with are regulated […]

5 Oct

UK property supply up as autumn boosts sellers' market

  Autumn has brought a significant increase in the number of properties on the UK housing market. Data from online estate agent House Simple shows the number of new properties listed for sale in September was up by nearly a fifth on the previous month.   There was also a huge rise in those selling […]

13 Sep

Decade-high for remortgaging as UK homeowners look for better deals

UK homeowners are rushing to remortgage as speculation over interest rates continues to swirl. New figures show that July saw the largest number of remortages completed in more than a decade. Those homeowners who were able to complete a remortgage in July got in just ahead of the August rise in the Bank of England’s […]

11 Sep

Why a downstairs bathroom could flush away sale success

What puts you off a property you’re viewing with an eye on purchasing it? Dodgy décor? Crumbling construction? How about a bathroom that’s downstairs and not up? Research by Direct Line Home Insurance claims millions of homebuyers will be turned off buying a new home when they discover that the toilet facilities are on the […]