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Property Prices in Devon & Cornwall Continue to Rise

Posted by Jonathan Braddick Architects Devon on Thursday, August 13, 2015, In : Estate agents Devon 

It remains a fantastic time to move and buy property in Devon and the wider south west as house prices are continuing their unrelenting rise. New figures show the average cost of rising up the property ladder is a huge seventeen percent higher than around 5 years ago. 

The Lloyds Bank Homemovers Review says that the average 'step-up' home in the South West is priced at £256,318. However, a few property hotspots like Salcombe in Devon and Padstow in Cornwall cost much more.
 

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Number of First Time Buyers On The Rise

Posted by Jonathan Braddick on Sunday, February 23, 2014, In : flats for sale exmouth 
New statistics have been published by The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) that show an big improvement in the amount of 'first time buyers' qualifying for a mortgage in the last month of 2013. 

The statistics indicate an increase in 'first time buyer' borrowing of over 26% year on year. The amount of first time buyers and people moving home got bigger nationally during the last quarter of 2013. There was an annual increase of 37% and 19%. These numbers are reflective of the increasing trend ...
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Flats Remain the Property of Choice for those Wishing to Downsize and 2nd Home Owners

Posted by Jonathan Braddick on Monday, June 10, 2013, In : Estate agents Devon 
The estate agency and mortgage group have reported that the number of first time buyers is increasing.

The group has predicted that the amount of first time buyers increased by 15% in the month of April, and that in the first quarter of 2013 that there were nearly 10,000 more first time buyers than in the same period the previous year.

The findings used information from estate agent brands Your Move and Reeds Rain, that indicated that there were more than 20,000 first time buyers in April, up n...

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Mortgage Lending Fell By Nine Per Cent In January, But Banks Insist The Market Is Improving.

Posted by Jonathan Braddick on Monday, February 25, 2013, In : flats for sale exmouth 
It is reported by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) that the level of lending reduced by 9% month-on-month during January. It is estimated that £10.4 billion of lending was advanced last month. This is a 3% reduction on the same period 12 months ago. Even though there is a slowdown, the CML states that it thinks activity to rise in months ahead due to improved mortgage availability and lots of cheap deals on offer.

Other research issued recently by the financial information website 'Money...

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Lenders insist the housing market recovery IS here!

Posted by Jonathan Braddick on Thursday, January 24, 2013, In : Estate agents Devon 

Mortgage lenders are insistent that the housing market recovery is under way.

The Council of Mortgage Lenders says it “may be easy to overlook the recovery that has already quietly been under way”, with consumer seing not yet caught up.

The CML gives ten reasons for its positive outlook, starting with a claim that last year there was the highest number of property transactions since the onset of the credit crunch.

Although the Land Registry data on transactions for 2012 will not be available...


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Landlords look to increase their portfolios

Posted by Jonathan Braddick on Monday, October 1, 2012, In : flats for sale exmouth 
New research from Paragon Mortgages has revealed that UK landlords want to add to their portfolios in Q4 2012 as reported on houseladder.co.uk.Paragon Mortgages’ research showed that terraced houses and flats are becoming increasingly popular with buy-to-let investors.

10% of landlords believe they will add to their portfolio in the last quarter of the year and professional landlords are more likely to buy than their smaller scale counterparts.
 
Managing Director of Paragon Mortgages, John He...

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House prices in 'surprising' jump says Nationwide

Posted by Jonathan Braddick on Sunday, September 16, 2012, In : flats for sale exmouth 
House prices jumped a "surprising" 1.3% in August, the Nationwide building society has said.

It was the biggest monthly rise since January 2010 and left the average UK house price at £164,729.

It means prices are only 0.7% lower than a year ago, despite the recession and continued mortgage rationing.

However, the society's chief economist, Robert Gardner, warned that "we should never read too much into one month's data".

"Nevertheless, the fact that the annual pace of house price decline moderat...

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Lloyds Banking Group is set to lend £5bn to first-time buyers by the end of 2012

Posted by Jonathan Braddick on Monday, August 13, 2012, In : flats for sale exmouth 

Lloyds Banking Group is set to lend £5bn to first-time buyers by the end of 2012. This amount will help over 50,000 people to get on to the housing ladder.

The lender is supplying mortgages to one in four first-time buyers ensuring its place as the largest lender in the current market.

Its Halifax sector provides one in three mortgages for affordable housing schemes such as shared ownerships and shared equity. It also provides one third of lending for all of the UK’s new build properties.

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First-time buyer transactions bounce back

Posted by Jonathan Braddick on Friday, June 29, 2012, In : flats for sale exmouth 
According to the latest LSL Property Services plc First Time Buyer Monitor the average price of a first-time buyer property has also risen by 4.3% to £127,493 and the average LTV fell from 81.1% to 79.7%.

Wealthier buyers pushed up first-time buyer prices in May and the affordability of both deposits and mortgage repayments improved on a monthly basis. Buyers had to pay less for properties in May than their counterparts in February and March who were pushed to complete before the stamp duty d...

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Mortgage Activity Bounces Back in May

Posted by Jonathan Braddick on Sunday, June 24, 2012, In : flats for sale exmouth 

Mortgage activity climbed to its highest level this year in May, up 25 percent on January, according to the most recent National Mortgage Index from the UK’s leading independent mortgage broker, Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB).

Using data from more than 500 brokers and 800 estate agents, the National Mortgage Index found the total number of mortgage applications year-to-date was up 16% on 2011. This increase is being driven in part by a surge in remortgage business, with the amount of remortgag...


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Sign up to Architect in The House ...

Posted by Jonathan Braddick on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, In : Architect 
Get home improvement inspiration ... sign up for a free consultation with an RIBA Chartered Architect in exchange for a donation to Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity. 

Local Architects practice based in Plymouth and Exmouth in Devon  ‘Jonathan Braddick – Chartered Architect Devon’ has signed up to take part in Architect in the House, the joint charitable initiative by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Shelter.

Homeowners can receive a one hour consultation w...

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Benefits of Buying a Flat

Posted by Jonathan Braddick on Monday, May 14, 2012, In : Flats for Sale 

In the last few decades, flats and apartments have become increasingly popular across the entire range of buyers; the young, city dwellers, second home owners as well as older people looking downsize. The demand and desirability for beautifully designed high quality flats remains as strong as ever. 


The many
 advantages of buying a flat include the following:

• Increased security;

• Lower property taxes than detached homes;

• Usually in good central locations with a range of sports ...


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Fabulous Flats for Sale in Exmouth Devon

Posted by Jonathan Braddick on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, In : Flats for Sale 

Property seekers in Devon are urged to get more when they move – by buying a stunning brand new Architect designed flat at the Aliston House development located in the beautiful seaside town of Exmouth, Devon.

Purchasing a stylish, bespoke and Architect designed two-bedroom apartment at this exclusive gated development of flats for sale in Exmouth, set within the sumptuous landscaped grounds offers even more benefits than home-hunters might imagine!

More reasons to buy now: The Land Regis...


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Aliston House - Bespoke Flats for Sale Exmouth, Devon

Posted by Jonathan Braddick on Thursday, April 26, 2012, In : Flats for Sale 

Introducing the Aliston House - an Architect designed, bespoke development of 11 luxury flat located in Exmouth in Devon. 

With only the last few remaining available to buy, viewing of these bespoke, individual, Architect designed, luxury flats is a must. In order to make an appointment contact Jonathan Braddick - RIBA Chartered Architect


01395 265768
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