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Four out of five searches ‘now completed within 10 working days’

There’s been a dramatic improvement in the speed of searches being completed and returned by local authorities, the government claims. Housing minister Heather Wheeler says that last year she wrote to all local authorities saying that extensive search delays were unacceptable to the government, which wanted to speed up the house buying process across a […]

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Brexit: Jargon-busting guide to the key terms

(Taken from the BBC website) Confused by all the Brexit jargon in the news? Here’s a glossary to demystify commonly used EU-related terms. 12 key terms No deal A no-deal Brexit would mean the UK leaving the European Union and cutting ties immediately, with no agreement at all in place. If MPs do not approve […]

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Buyers should ‘not be able to walk away from deals’ with impunity because they don’t like the avocado bath

Buyers should not be able to pull out of transactions without financial repercussions “just because they have decided that they do not like the avocado bathroom suite”, the housing minister has said. At the Council for Licensed Conveyancers conference yesterday, housing minister Heather Wheeler said that reservation agreements, by which sellers and buyers pay deposits […]

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DEER PARK

  PRESS RELEASE January 2019  Ginnis New Homes ticks all the boxes when it comes to meeting demands of eco-conscious home buyers  Eco-friendliness is the most desired feature in a new home, according to a recent study – and a Derbyshire housing development is ticking all the boxes when it comes to meeting these demands. […]

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2018 – An end of year summary

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again and an opportunity to reminisce over events of the year. Well then, where to start?  2018 has certainly delivered some lovely moments that the entire nation has seemingly supported. “It” didn’t come home in the end but what a great job Gareth Southgate and his young squad […]

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Tis’ Almost the Season

And in the spirit of spreading cheer, Agents Giving’s winter coat campaign is back for 2018, helping to collect unwanted winter warmers for those in need. Last year Agents Giving had a fantastic response to its Winter Coat Drive, which saw the collection of a record 4500 coats in total – that’s more than 500 […]

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Homes Cost More Using ‘Help To Buy’

  First-time buyers using Help to Buy are paying almost 10 per cent more for their properties than those buying new builds without the scheme, new research suggests. Figures from reallymoving.com reveal that first time buyers using the scheme are paying on average, eight per cent more than those buying new homes without using the […]

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121,500 first time buyers since stamp duty cut

A government announcement this morning claims 121,500 first time buyers have taken advantage of the stamp duty cut introduced at the November Budget. They have apparently saved a total of £284m in the period from the introduction of the cut up until June 30. The government forecasts that over the next five years, the policy […]

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Full Time Lettings Negotiator Required

Boxall Brown & Jones has a vacancy for a full time negotiator in their busy and expanding Lettings Department. As Lettings Negotiator you will be responsible for booking viewings and market appraisals, undertaking inventories and checkout reports,  handling of deposit returns and disputes and all the legal administration relating to property management. The right candidate will be […]

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Help To Buy

RIPLEY COMMUNITY LOOK SET TO BENEFIT FROM POPULAR HELP TO BUY SCHEME Homebuyers looking to buy a brand new home in the Ripley area are now able to benefit from the government-backed Help to Buy scheme, as Ginnis New Homes announces that the popular 5 per cent scheme is available at its Deer Park development. […]

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