THE HEATONS PROPERTY MARKET: 2011-2021

With all of us completing the Census, a couple of weeks ago, it made me realise profoundly that mine and my family’s life, which from our own point of view seems unique and delightful, makes us all into a series of statistics for the Census gatherers to pore over. To [...]

By |2021-04-09T14:10:30+01:00April 9th, 2021|All Things The Heatons, Property Market News|

LIFELINE FOR THE HEATONS HOUSE BUYERS & FIRST-TIME BUYERS

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has stated the Stamp Duty Holiday forHeatons properties up to £500,000 will be extended from 31st March 2021 to the 30th June 2021; and to ensure we don’t have a cliff edge, from 1st July 2021, the Stamp Duty Holiday will apply only on properties [...]

By |2021-03-08T10:24:59+00:00March 5th, 2021|All Things The Heatons, Property Market News|

THE BUSIEST DECEMBER FOR THE HEATONS HOUSING MARKET SINCE 2006

Over the last six months, The Heatons Property Market has been flourishing. As soon as an estate agents “For Sale” flag went up, neighbours would be checking out Rightmove to see the internal pictures and compare the asking price to their own home (go on ... admit you do that [...]

By |2021-02-19T09:48:02+00:00February 19th, 2021|All Things The Heatons, Property Market News|

THE HEATONS PROPERTY MARKET: IS IT TIME TO STAMP OUT STAMP DUTY?

Most people pay Stamp Duty Tax when they buy a property, house, apartment or other land and buildings over a particular price in the UK. The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, (quickly followed suit by the Welsh and Scottish Governments) announced last July that Stamp Duty was partially being suspended on all English [...]

By |2021-02-04T09:24:54+00:00February 4th, 2021|All Things The Heatons, Property Market News|

AS THE HEATONS FIRST-TIME BUYERS ARE BEING LOCKED OUT OF THE HEATONS PROPERTY MARKET – RENTS HAVE RISEN BY 4.9%

With the banks reducing the number of low deposit mortgages (i.e. deposit of 10% and below) since Covid-19 hit in the spring, this has meant that the number of The Heatons first-time buyers has been decreasing quickly, meaning many of those would-be The Heatons buyers wanting to make the first step on [...]

By |2020-11-23T21:12:29+00:00November 23rd, 2020|All Things The Heatons, Property Market News|

THE HEATONS ‘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 [...]

By |2020-12-04T10:22:54+00:00November 21st, 2020|All Things The Heatons, Property Market News|

WHY ARE SOME BANKS REINING IN OVER-ENTHUSIASTIC HEATONS HOMEBUYERS AND BUY-TO-LET INVESTORS?

The Heatons property market is an enigma and chock-full of contradictions. Notwithstanding an economic recession and forecasts of property values dropping, nobody seems to have informed the Heatons homeowners selling their homes and those Heatons people looking to buy them. As I have discussed in many recent articles on the [...]

By |2020-11-23T21:18:33+00:00November 19th, 2020|All Things The Heatons, Property Market News|

HEATONS HOUSE PRICES 2021

What will happen to the value of your Heatons home next year? What will a no deal Brexit on the horizon, the end of the stamp duty holiday in March, mortgage payment holidays coming to an end, unemployment set to rise after furlough and ongoing on/off coronavirus restrictions do to [...]

By |2020-11-23T21:18:39+00:00November 2nd, 2020|All Things The Heatons, community news, Property Market News|

NIMBYISM IN THE HEATONS IS DEAD – LONG LIVE THE PLANNING PERMISSION RULE CHANGES:

The 1st July 1948 heralded a new dawn in how property was built, as the Town & Country Planning Act 1947 came into force, meaning no property could be built without the say so of the local authority. Now, Boris Johnson has announced a substantial change to that, by in effect, [...]

By |2020-11-23T20:47:52+00:00August 28th, 2020|community news, Property Market News|

WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE HEATONS PROPERTY MARKET?

There is no doubt that Coronavirus will affect The Heatons property market, but just how? The ensuing economic challenges are going to impact The Heatons (and UK) property market, yet no one knows the real answer. The newspapers eulogise different opinions, but that's all they are – opinions and everybody's [...]

By |2020-11-23T20:47:36+00:00August 5th, 2020|Property Market News|
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