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Should I keep my property on the market this winter in Bristol?
We are coming to the end of this crazy, crazy year, and although you have already made the decision to move, you might be thinking, do I really need the hassle over the next few weeks? Not only do you have the constraints of being in Tier 3 in Bristol, but you are having to […]
‘Generation Rent’ to Become ‘Generation Buy’?
Boris Johnson has attracted both praise and horror in equal measure with a new plan for 95% mortgages to help beleaguered first time buyers to get on the property ladder, but would that expose UK taxpayers to too much risk? In this article I discuss the implications of what that would mean both nationally and […]
The Portsmouth Property Market Post-Lockdown – the First 100 Days
Portsmouth sellers and buyers will need to continue to be pragmatic if the surprisingly strong current levels of activity in the Portsmouth property market are to be sustained. To start, we had the once in a lifetime event of the credit crunch in 2008, we then had another once in a lifetime event with the […]
The Bristol Property Market Post-Lockdown – the First 100 Days
With 1 in 3 Bristol house sellers actually selling their home in the last month, Bristol sellers and buyers will need to continue to be pragmatic if the surprisingly strong current levels of activity in the Bristol property market are to be sustained. To start, we had the once in a lifetime event of the […]
Portsmouth Homebuyers & Landlords Set to Save £2,011,880 in Stamp Duty Over Next Nine Months
The British are infatuated with owning their own property and politicians know that. Margaret Thatcher used it as a vote winner in 1979 when she allowed council house tenants to buy their own home. Coming to the present day, Boris Johnson’s Conservative government have anxieties that the Brits have not been buying nearly enough homes […]
How to add long-term value to your Portsmouth property
In Portsmouth we have certainly been busy with new properties coming onto the market and buyers eager to view. Lockdown has meant we have spent many an hour at home and, as such, you could have been contemplating what improvements you could make. If you think you may sell your home in the future, at NEXA we […]
How kerb appeal could aid a post-lockdown sale in Portsmouth
The restrictions are starting to lift and although it will take a long time before things resemble what they were, there are trickling signs of life returning. Not everyone has had the desire to continue with their plans to move, and others’ decision to find a new home in Portsmouth could be a recent one. […]
New Electrical Safety Regulations could cost each Bristol Landlord £350+ in the next 13 months
Bristol Electricians are going to very busy in the next 13 months as they will have to test the electrics of every private rented property in Bristol and potentially may have to install new fuse boards and wiring in some circumstances. New regulations set out in the Housing and Planning Act 2016 gave the Secretary […]
What is going to happen to Stamp Duty on 11th March?
If you are buying a home in England costing more than £125,000, you will have to pay Stamp Duty Land Tax on the purchase of your new home. In the provinces, it’s called something slightly different, so if you are buying a property in Scotland over £145,000 you will pay Land and Buildings Transaction Tax […]