So far in 2018 we have seen a continuation of last year’s trend – for the past 5 months now we have we have planted more Sold boards than For Sale boards.
Whilst it is great to have healthy sales, especially at a time when some market commentators are talking the market down, it is worrying that we simply cannot get enough homes to meet demands from buyers.
As we approach the New Year, there are a number of hurdles on the horizon but scope to remain hopeful. With further interest rate rises expected, Brexit negotiations to overcome and the cost of living escalating, the property market could see significant changes. NAEA Propertymark and ARLA Propertymark share their predictions for the rental/buying market, looking ahead to 2018
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I am often asked about Stamp Duty costs but I struggle to give an on the spot precise answer. Yes I am not the best at on the spot calculations but the main reason I struggle is because Stamp Duty just isn't a simple calculation anymore. The best answer I can give people, is to use the Government website as they have a very useful Stamp Duty Calculator - www.tax.service.gov.uk/calculate-stamp-duty-land-tax