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Help to Buy is changing – what this means for you

The government’s Help to Buy scheme is changing. Our expert estate agents explain what this means if you’re looking to buy a new home.The Help to Buy scheme helps homebuyers purchase their perfect new-build property with as little as just a 5% deposit. The deadline for the current scheme is 15 December, and eligible applicants will then have until 31 March 2021 to complete their purchases. The new...

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Increased property prices hint at improving market

Research from one of the country’s leading mortgage lenders, Nationwide, shows property prices rose by 0.5% in November, the biggest increase since July 2018. According to the building society, the average price of a house in the UK is now £215,734. Despite the perhaps slightly better than expected rise, the overall property market remains fairly stagnant, with overall prices increasing just 0.8% over the year. Indeed, Nationwide said economic uncertainty and Brexit has taken its toll on the market.

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