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

House prices drop by 4%

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The newest house price index from the UK government reveals that UK house prices have fallen by 3.7% since June.  However, average prices for the...

Autumn will bring the highest house prices of the year

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New research suggests that UK house prices are only going to increase as we enter Autumn, based on the theory that the housing market...

Plymouth Council causes longest delays in property transactions

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A new list has been published outlining which UK local councils take the longest time to respond to and complete local searches.  Local searches are...

BUYING

House prices drop by 4%

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The newest house price index from the UK government reveals that UK house prices have fallen by 3.7% since June.  However, average prices for the...

Autumn will bring the highest house prices of the year

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New research suggests that UK house prices are only going to increase as we enter Autumn, based on the theory that the housing market...

Plymouth Council causes longest delays in property transactions

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A new list has been published outlining which UK local councils take the longest time to respond to and complete local searches.  Local searches are...

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...

Are House Raffles ‘A Sham’?

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House raffles are fast becoming a popular and trendy way to buy a home without having to negotiate with the open market. Entrants are...

RENTING

Cheapskate Landlords Are Failing Tenants

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Landlords are letting their tenants down by providing cheap, unhygienic furniture that is unfit for purpose, a new survey finds. Research from Manor Interiors, experts...

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

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...

Big Lender Celebrates The ‘Great Opportunity’ Created By Struggling Homebuyers

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Leading short-term loan provider, MT Finance, has hailed the increasingly common occurrence of chain breaks as a ‘great opportunity’ for their company and the...

Government Policy

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...

The Government Won’t Deliver On Its Housing Promise Until 2028

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The UK housing crisis needs a proper solution. Over the past few decades, ruling government parties have made grand housing promises but, each and...

New Government Apps Help Homeowners Add Value To Their Property

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The UK government has announced the launch of two new apps that will ‘simplify the extension application process for homeowners’, thus making it easier...