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Stamp duty holiday only having modest impact in Wales

Stamp duty holiday only having modest impact in Wales

The government’s stamp duty holiday is only having a modest impact in Wales, according to Principality Building Society’s chief risk officer Mike Jones. In Wales, the Land Transaction Tax (LTT) concession introduced in July moved the threshold from £180,000 up to a...

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Just Mortgages to launch wealth division

Just Mortgages to launch wealth division

Just Mortgages, part of the Openwork network, is to launch a wealth division in January called Just Wealth. Mortgages will invest in the futures of the mortgage brokers, by providing the training necessary for them to become wealth advisers. It is looking for 15...

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Land deal agreed to deliver new homes in Stilton

Land deal agreed to deliver new homes in Stilton

A land deal has been agreed which will pave the way for the construction of new homes in the village of Stilton in Cambridgeshire. The site, which is located east of North Street and already has outline planning permission for 90 new homes, has been acquired by...

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The North West is a repossession hotspot

The North West is a repossession hotspot

There were 1,464 repossessions in the North West in the past 12 months, the most of any region, research from home buying platform Yes Homebuyers has found. The North East (1,044) and Yorkshire and the Humber (1,029) also rank high with over 1,000 properties being...

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Burnley the capital of flipping

Burnley the capital of flipping

Burnley has seen more homes flipped in 2020 than in any other local authority in England and Wales, Hamptons International Research has revealed. In the Lancashire town 8.2% of all homes sold during 2020 so far had been bought within the preceding 12 months (i.e....

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Kooky invests over £33m in Barnet

Kooky invests over £33m in Barnet

New build to rent brand Kooky has purchased 69 units in Mill Hill and Whetstone, investing over £33m in the London Borough of Barnet. Delivered by national housebuilder, Taylor Wimpey, Kooky has acquired 30 units within Millbrook Park, in the wider redevelopment of...

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