AS I have mentioned a number times in my local property market blog, with not enough new-build properties being built in South Ockendon and the surrounding area to keep up with demand for homes to live in (be that tenants or homebuyers), it’s good to know more South Ockendon home sellers are putting their properties on to the market than a year ago.
IF you are a landlord of a residential property you should now be aware that from 1st April 2018 your Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) must have a reading of E and above, if it has not you are exposing yourself to a £4,000 fine and if you have multiple properties then you are exposing yourself to multiple fines.
A TILBURY landlord was asking me the other week to what effect homeownership rates in Tilbury in the early to middle aged adult age range
South Ockendon Property Blog: 103 First Timer Buyers in South Ockendon bought their first home in 2017
Blogspot: The South Ockendon Property Blog By Paul Tobias-Gibbens http://www.mpestates.co.uk A little bit of good news this week on the South Ockendon Property Market as recently released data shows that the number of first time buyers taking out their first mortgage in 2017 increased more than in any other year since the global financial crisis […]
AS we go headlong into 2018, I believe UK interest rates will stay low, even with the additional 0.25% increase that is expected in May or June. That rise will add just over £20 to the typical £160,000 tracker mortgage, although with 57.1% of all borrowers on fixed rates,
TORY MP Jackie Doyle-Price urged by Labour to vote against Government’s plans to leave 2800 of Thurrock’s poorest children without a free school meal JOHN Kent, Labour’s candidate in Thurrock has written to Jackie Doyle-Price urging her to put Thurrock’s poorest children before party loyalty, by voting against a Government plan to impose an […]
BUYERS tend to have fixed ideas about the style of home they would prefer to buy. Some would not buy anything but a “character home” whilst others prefer a brand new property. In this two-part article, we look at some advantages and disadvantages of each, starting with modern homes.
WINTER may not be behind us yet, but, as far as the property market is concerned, spring is definitely in the air!
COME and take a look at this two bedroom first floor modern flat situated in Meresmans off Teviot Avenue, Aveley.
Blogspot by Paul Tobias-Gibbens M and P Estates http://www.mpestates.co.uk THERE’S no question about it, buyers visit Rightmove and Zoopla/ because they provide easily-searched access to properties currently available for sale. Or do they? Certainly property portals are efficient and estate agents have embraced them for many years as being an important addition to their marketing […]
Blogspot: 16.85% of Tilbury and Thurrock is Built on … Building Plot Dilemma or Not? By http://www.mpestates.co.uk Well the fallout from the recent Budget is still continuing. I was chatting to a couple of movers and shakers from the Tilbury area the other day, when one said, “There isn’t enough land to build all these […]
RECENT research carried out by Halifax has demonstrated that mortgage payments have dropped significantly in the past five years. The average annual mortgage repayment in 2013 currently stands at £3,571. The study showed that the average annual home loan payment has reduced by around £950 between 2008 and 2013 as reported on houseladder.co.uk.
Fancy some character with further scope to extend! Situated within one of Grays most sought after turnings this circa 1937 built four bedroom detached family house could well be the home for you. Located just 0.58 mile from Grays C2C mainline station to Fenchurch Street London. Call now to book your viewing.
Top tips to help make moving house a hassle-free experience Preparation is the key to ensuring an easy moving day, according to a leading group of estate agents reports propertyreporter.co.uk
President of the NAEA Mark Hayward, said: ‘These latest results reflect a wider upturn in the market at the start of what we hope will be a better year for UK property. ‘The strong number of enquiries during January suggests the financial barriers that have plagued the market for so many years may be beginning to ease as banks increasingly look at new ways to assist buyers.
WOULD-be first-time buyers who feel frozen out of home ownership by high house prices and the mortgage famine should speak to their local building society reports the Daily Telegraph. This often overlooked option is unlike the high street banks because, instead of being owned by shareholders, these mutual savings and loans organisations are owned by their members. In plain English, building societies are owned by their savers and borrowers.
COPES Estates agents opened up fifty years ago. As anyone will tell you, 1963 was the year of the big chill. And since 1963, Copes Estate Agents opened its doors with the mission statement to help people open their doors.