Meet Russell QUIRK

Russell Is Our Property Expert

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Russell has 25 years' experience in the property market and is the founder of a number of businesses including one of the UK’s largest...

LATEST NEWS

Government HPI shows 2.9% price growth in one month

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The latest house price index (HPI) shows that UK house prices rose by 2.9% between July and August 2021. For the year, this means...

Homebuyers race to find homes before interest rates rise

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For the first time since 2007, October 2021 has seen house prices in every single region of the UK rise in unison to record...

Government pledges £58m for new homes

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The Conservative party has long been the self-styled party of homeownership, believing that if more people own the homes they live in, it’s better...

BUYING

Government HPI shows 2.9% price growth in one month

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The latest house price index (HPI) shows that UK house prices rose by 2.9% between July and August 2021. For the year, this means...

Homebuyers race to find homes before interest rates rise

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For the first time since 2007, October 2021 has seen house prices in every single region of the UK rise in unison to record...

Government pledges £58m for new homes

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The Conservative party has long been the self-styled party of homeownership, believing that if more people own the homes they live in, it’s better...

There are 13 buyers fighting for each home on the market

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The UK housing market has become so busy that one major estate agent has announced that an average of 13 buyers are battling it...
castles you can live in

UK Castles And Mansions You Can Live In

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Have you ever dreamt of living in a castle, or a salubrious mansion complete with Juliette balconies and swimming pools? We all have, right?...

RENTING

Are tenant passports the best protection during a third-wave of COVID-19?

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The furlough scheme has come to an end. The government initiative was designed to protect peoples’ incomes during the pandemic, enabling companies to retain...

SELLING

Estate Agents’ Mythical Excuses For Not Selling Your Home

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Estate agents have one ultimate goal - to enable people to buy and sell homes. It can, therefore, be frustrating when agents find it...

Too Much Gobbledygook: Translating Homebuying Jargon

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The property industry is a tricky world to navigate. Buying a home is full of complex processes and legal requirements, involves dozens of different...

Lack of supply forces 117,000 homesellers to enter the rental market

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New research from estate agent, Hamptons, suggests that 117,500 people who have sold their homes in the past year have chosen to rent before...

Is Purplebricks About To Offer Refunds To Dissatisfied Customers?

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There is a rumour on the grapevine that Purplebricks is about to start offering refunds to customers if the agency fails to sell their...

Can I Sell My Home Without An Estate Agent? A Deep...

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sell your home privately
In short, the answer is yes, you can sell your home privately without using an estate agent. However, to do so, you must be...

City Living Rejected By 44% Of Brits

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For many decades in the UK, there has been a clear and constant increase in urban, city living while countryside populations have fallen. The...

Landlords

MORTGAGES

Homebuyers race to find homes before interest rates rise

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For the first time since 2007, October 2021 has seen house prices in every single region of the UK rise in unison to record...

High street banks launched their lowest ever fixed-rate mortgages

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With the stamp duty holiday now being tapered out, there is concern - or hope, depending on your position in the market - that...

Socially Conscious Mortgage Provider Will Help Customers ‘In Their Hour Of Need’

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On the 1st June, a new socially conscious bank will be launched, conceived and created by a mortgage and finance collective to offer a...

Get Cashback For Buying An Energy Efficient Home

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People who buy energy-efficient homes can now get cashback from one of the nation’s biggest mortgage providers. Nationwide Building Society’s Green Reward initiative pledges cashback...

Government Policy

Government pledges £58m for new homes

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The Conservative party has long been the self-styled party of homeownership, believing that if more people own the homes they live in, it’s better...

Right To Buy: Can I Buy My Nan’s Council House?

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Right To Buy makes it possible for public sector tenants to purchase their home at a significant discount to market value. The discount is based...

Is The UK Housing A Market Bubble Fit To Burst?

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There are experts who look at the UK housing market today and warn that it is in a bubble, very close to bursting. But...