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Doug Crawford, CEO of My Home Move, comments on today’s HMRC property transaction figures for August 2017

“While there was a very slight dip in transaction volumes between July and August, today’s figures make for encouraging reading. The noticeable uptick in activity compared with the same period twelve months ago shows that despite all odds, the property market is broadly weathering the political storm which continues to rumble through the UK. “The market is fundamentally strong and…

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Shared Ownership: is it time for a re-brand?

Research shows that shared ownership transactions decrease across majority of regions – raising questions over whether more needs to be done to ‘sell’ the idea of shared ownership to home buyers Only 11% of aspiring first-time buyer would chose to purchase a shared ownership property, with nearly 80% opting to purchase a home outright instead 30% of aspiring first time…

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Habito selects My Home Move as conveyancing partner

Free online mortgage broker, Habito, has today announced a partnership with My Home Move, the UK’s leading provider of conveyancing services. Habito entered the market in April 2016, with the intention of facilitating real time mortgage approvals alongside applications. In that time it has helped 50,000 customers better understand their mortgage, and processed over £250m in mortgage applications. As a…

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5 things all first-time buyers should know before buying a property

Homeowners give their advice to would-be first-time buyers in what to think about when buying a property Practical advice, such as considering the work that needs doing to the property and what is involved in the legal process are at the top of the list Research will help first-time buyers be more prepared and in control when buying their first home Nearly…

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My Home Move’s Rob to cycle Lands’ End to John O’Groats for charity

Rob Gurney, Head of Legal Practice for My Home Move, the UK’s leading provider of mover conveyancing services, is cycling the length of the country – 1,000 miles over 12 days – in a bid to raise £10,000 for charity. Starting on 3rd September, Rob’s epic cycle ride will take him from Lands’ End in Cornwall, up through the West…

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Gifted Deposits fall for both first-time buyers and investors

The number of first-time buyers and investors using Gifted Deposits has fallen by almost 5% and 3% respectively, in the last two years Almost 90% of all Gifted Deposits are used by second-steppers and middle-movers Overall use of Gifted Deposits has stabilised following a peak in the run up to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) changes Research from My Home…

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How to get your home ‘summer ready’ to catch a buyer’s eye

UK estate agents offer their top advice on what makes a home sell over the summer House sellers need to draw inspiration from the summer, by decluttering spaces, presenting their gardens well and making the most of sunny aspects 42% of agents use ‘seasonal inspired’ terms (e.g. ‘light and airy’ in the summer and ‘warm, cosy and intimate’ in the…

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