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  • “Nation-wide house prices were 6.7% higher in March than twelve months before, racing ahead by over 10% in London, the South East and East of the country. This reflects heightened activity ahead of the new stamp duty surcharge – the market has since cooled and with the Brexit Referendum on people’s minds, we are expecting an uncertain few months. 

    “The latest rises push London& … more

  • “These official figures show the huge scale of desperation for buy-to-let investors and second-home buyers to beat the new 3% stamp duty surcharge.  The 42% monthly increase also shows just how well the industry pulled together to help push property purchases over the line, with whole chains dependent on successfully completing before the end of the month.

    “March was the busiest month we … more

  • Average deposit for a Greater London property is nearly three times, 170%, more that of the rest of the UK, at £127,000

    Average deposit has increased by nearly £30k (30%) for the capital’s home movers in the last three years

    Average UK* deposit size as a proportion of purchase prices decreased by 1.8% since 2013, but home movers’ deposits remain vast as house prices increase … more

  • My Home Move, the UK’s leading provider of mover conveyancing services, has been named as National Conveyancing Firm of the Year at the ESTAS Awards 2016.

    The ESTAS celebrate the excellent standard of customer service delivered throughout the year by those in the residential property sector. Each award is voted for by customers of the shortlisted companies.

    Speaking of the award win, Doug Crawford, … more

  •  31st March was a busy day for the industry with My Home Move completing a record number of property transactions

     This also made March a record month for My Home Move – likely to be the case across the industry

    In order to help people complete their property transactions before the 1st April stamp duty changes came into play, My Home Move – the UK’s leading provider of … more