Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

27th September 2021

Property Tax Threat: Labour hints at rises to pay for social care

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has hinted for the second time that he is looking towards property to help fund his spending plans. Over the weekend the Labour leader - in Brighton for his party’s annual conference - told the BBC’s Andrew Marr that higher taxes were a possibility.  He said: “Look at... Source: Estate Agent...

Stamp Duty win for government as second home sales soar

A leading agency says the new normal likely to establish itself in the housing market after the end of the stamp duty holiday this week is set to include a much-enlarged second home sector for many wealthy families.  Knight Frank says the holiday home boom that established itself after the first... Source: Estate Agent...

Energy Crisis: Better EPCs boost house values – claim

The Halifax claims that homes with the highest energy ratings are worth up to £40,000 more on average compared to less sustainable properties. And it says that  environmentally conscious buyers are willing to pay a ‘green premium’ for a more energy efficient abode.  An in-depth analysis by the lender has found that... Source: Estate Agent...

Agency run from family home expands into new territories

The hybrid agency Paton & Co is moving into new territories in Berwickshire and Northumberland. The company has been Borders-based since launching early this year. It’s the brainchild of former Rettie managing partner Patrick Paton and his wife, property marketing specialist Celia Paton. “With our non-compete coming to an end for the... Source: Estate Agent...

We’re Off! First 2022 market forecast by major estate agency

The first agency to give its market forecast for 2022 and beyond has suggested an upbeat performance next year.  Hamptons says the desire for more space and the flexibility for workers to split their time between the home and office will continue to stimulate the market in 2022.   Equity-rich homeowners have dominated... Source: Estate Agent...

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