What to Look for and Be Careful With When Buying a New Build Property in the UK

July 17th, 2024 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property, EPC, Land Registry Comments Off on What to Look for and Be Careful With When Buying a New Build Property in the UK

Buying a new build property is an exciting prospect, offering the opportunity to own a home with modern designs, advanced technology, and minimal initial maintenance requirements. However, the process is not without its complexities and potential pitfalls. Prospective buyers need to be diligent and informed to ensure their investment is sound. This blog post outlines key considerations and cautions for anyone looking to purchase a new build property in the UK.

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Does Conveyancing of UK Property Need to Take so Long

July 10th, 2024 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property, Estate Agents, Land Registry, Property Conveyancing, Selling Property Comments Off on Does Conveyancing of UK Property Need to Take so Long

Conveyancing is a critical aspect of the property transaction process, involving the legal transfer of property ownership from one person to another. Despite its necessity, many individuals find the conveyancing process to be time-consuming and fraught with delays. This blog post aims to explore the reasons behind the lengthy duration of conveyancing in the UK, shedding light on the various factors that contribute to the extended timelines often experienced.

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Best Places to Live in Sussex and the South East

June 3rd, 2024 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property, Estate Agents, Moving Home, Property Market Comments Off on Best Places to Live in Sussex and the South East

Did you know that Sussex has consistently ranked among the top UK counties for quality of life? You might find yourself drawn to Eastbourne for its dynamic arts scene or perhaps the historic allure of Le

Each town in Sussex offers its own distinct lifestyle benefits, whether it’s Burgess Hill’s community vibe or Chichester’s cultural richness. If you’re considering a move, you’ll want to weigh the unique attributes that places like Worthing or Hassocks bring to the table.

So, what’s your priority? Seaside serenity, bustling culture, or something entirely different? Let’s explore what makes each town unique.

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Supply and Demand Balance in the UK Housing Market: A Comprehensive Analysis

May 24th, 2024 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property, Estate Agents, Property Market, Rental Market, Selling Property Comments Off on Supply and Demand Balance in the UK Housing Market: A Comprehensive Analysis

In the intricate tapestry of the UK housing market, the delicate equilibrium between supply and demand plays a pivotal role in shaping its dynamics. As a property expert, it is imperative to delve into the nuances of this balance, dissecting the multifaceted factors influencing both supply and demand, and elucidating their interplay within the broader economic landscape. This article aims to provide a comprehensive analysis of the supply and demand balance in the UK housing market, shedding light on its complexities and implications for stakeholders across the spectrum.

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Affordability Constraints in the UK Property Market

May 18th, 2024 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property, Property Market Comments Off on Affordability Constraints in the UK Property Market

Navigating Rising Prices and Mortgage Rates

The UK property market has been a dynamic arena, shaped by various factors such as economic conditions, housing supply, and buyer demand. In recent times, affordability constraints have emerged as a critical issue for potential homebuyers. This article delves into the challenges posed by rising prices and higher mortgage rates, offering insights for both buyers and sellers.

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Supply and Demand Balance in the UK Housing Market

May 17th, 2024 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property, Property Market, Rental Market, Selling Property Comments Off on Supply and Demand Balance in the UK Housing Market

Understanding the Current Dynamics

The UK housing market has been a topic of keen interest, especially given recent shifts in supply and demand. Let’s delve into the details and explore how these factors are shaping the market.

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Top Tips for First Time Home Buyers

July 1st, 2019 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property, Estate Agents, Property Market Comments Off on Top Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Are you thinking about purchasing your first home? This can be an exciting yet daunting experience for anyone. Of course, you need to be prepared if you are exploring the property market for the first time. There is a lot that needs to be considered, and numerous steps you need to take. After all, this is probably the biggest investment you’ll ever make, and so you don’t want to throw money about or sign up for a mortgage without a lot of thought and research going into it. With that being said, let’s take a look at some useful tips for first-time homebuyers.
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Best holiday homes to get cheap sunshine

May 29th, 2019 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property, Guest Articles, Holiday Homes, Property Market Comments Off on Best holiday homes to get cheap sunshine

Have you ever wondered where you’ll get the most sunlight for your money? Many holiday home buyers are seeking maximum sunshine for minimum cost.

Even though Spring is just around the corner, us Brits aren’t guaranteed sunlight, as we suffer from grey skies and rain. You can understand why many holiday property owners have swapped Blackpool for a glamourous property in Spain.

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The Year That Was: PCL prices hold but transactions plummet

December 19th, 2016 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property, News, Selling Property Comments Off on The Year That Was: PCL prices hold but transactions plummet

2016 proved a challenging year for the Prime Central London (PCL) property market. The past 12 months not only witnessed a marked slowdown in sales activity as Stamp Duty changes dramatically affected sentiment, but uncertainty has been a recurring theme, both before and following the UK’s Brexit vote.

With the headwinds it has been encountering, this year has seen the PCL market fragment with different dynamics driving the performance of property at the lower end and the luxury end. This has created a watershed at £1m, above which tax is having the most significant effect on investor decisions.

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House Prices – The Commuter Effect

October 14th, 2015 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property, Property Market, Selling Property Comments Off on House Prices – The Commuter Effect

As you know when it comes to whether a property sells fast or languishes for months on an estate agents list there are a lot of factors at play. One of those factors is transport links.

People, in the UK, are always on the move. They are some of the most mobile people in Europe. Brits go abroad more and they are more likely to work outside of their hometown or city than those who live in Southern Europe.

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US Rolls Out Red Carpet for International Property Investors

December 4th, 2014 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Buying Property, Overseas, Property Market Comments Off on US Rolls Out Red Carpet for International Property Investors

Led by Obama, the USA is rolling out the red carpet for international property investors.

Easier to obtain international mortgages, tax eliminating vehicles, increased protections for property investors, and tearing down immigration barriers all adds up to fueling the American real estate market, and making it even more attractive for global investors.

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