Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

13th September 2021

More energy efficient homes can attract high sale price – claim

Implementing measures recommended in an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) could boost the sales price of a property for a vendor, the Property Energy Professionals Association (PEPA) has claimed. The trade body has highlighted research by Nationwide that found properties with A or B ratings will attract a value some 5.2% greater... Source: Estate Agent...

Market insight – agent predicts brisk end to stamp duty holiday

Demand from buyers is set to be strong for the rest of 2021 as the stamp duty holiday unwinds but uncertainty remains over supply levels, Knight Frank claims. Property market analysis by the agent predicts that activity will be “brisk but not frenetic” as the stamp duty holiday comes to an... Source: Estate Agent...

Dream job alert! Fancy being a mansion tester?

An online conveyancer is on the hunt for a mansion tester. My Home Move Conveyancing is seeking a mansion tester who will be tasked with staying at one of the UK’s most stunning properties to feed back on their experience. As well as receiving £500 cash, the newly appointed mansion tester will... Source: Estate Agent...

Agent comes up with solution to clear up offer confusion

A Midlands estate agency has come up with a solution to avoid confusion over property offers. Forget poor connections or bad handwriting that may scupper an offer, Nock Deighton has launched an online offer form for potential buyers to complete. The offer form is a digital version of Propertymark's Declaration of Offer Form... Source: Estate Agent...

Pandemic puts a dent in London’s prime sales but million-pound homes sell faster

Forget London, Scotland is now the fastest-moving market for million-pound properties. Analysis by Rightmove has found that million-pound homes are selling 25 days quicker on average north of the border compared with before the pandemic. Million-pound homes are selling after 61 days on average in Scotland compared with 67 in London. The time... Source: Estate Agent...

Mandatory housebuilding targets set for the scrapheap – reports

The government is reportedly planning to abandon its next stage of planning reforms. The proposals, previously under consultation, would have given councils mandatory housebuilding targets in an effort to hit 300,000 new homes per year. The new system would have also created zones where some planning proposals couldn’t be opposed by residents. The... Source: Estate Agent...

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