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The Property Buying Company is constantly watching and keeping up to date with all the latest property news so our negotiators and advisors are able to offer the best and most informed advice to you when you choose to sell your property to us. Keeping in touch with national and local market trends also allows us to offer the best trade prices and as we do not work to a set percentage offer, you will not be penalised if you area is performing better than others. Please see a selection of the latest news articles we have been reading:
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July 23, 2014

First-time buyer sales drop for third month in a row to lowest levels since May 2013

Rising house prices, increased mortgage pricing and clampdowns on lending multiples continued to lock first-time buyers out of the housing market during May. The National Association of Estate Agents said…

July 21, 2014

House prices fall for the first time this year as buyers are hit with tougher mortgage tests and distracted by the World Cup

The asking price of homes in the UK has fallen for the first time this year, adding to the sense that the property market is cooling. Between June and July…

July 9, 2014

House prices dip in June as fewer buyers look for homes – but values are still nearly £16k higher than same point last year

House prices fell back slightly month-on-month with a 0.6 per cent dip recorded in June, marking the fourth monthly value fall seen since last December, according to the latest Halifax…

July 9, 2014

Could the property rush have peaked? Britain’s most famous buy-to-letters put entire portfolio of Kent homes up for sale

Two of Britain’s most controversial buy-to-let tycoons are selling their entire property portfolio of 1,000 homes in Ashford and Maidstone, the pair have revealed. Fergus and Judith Wilson are to…

July 9, 2014

Has property boom peaked? Asking prices ‘come off the boil’ with values up just 0.1% in June, says Rightmove

House prices may be showing the first signs of slowing down with average asking prices rising just 0.1 per cent last month, a property website has reported. Rightmove suggested asking…

May 28, 2013

House hunters hit a three-year high while mortgage rates fall. What next for house prices?

Sales are finally on the up, while better mortgage deals are landing regularly, however, under the surface problems still lurk in the property market. The latest house price news, predictions…

May 28, 2013

Home repossessions ‘at levels lower than many anticipated’ thanks to low interest rates

Home repossessions rose at the start of this year, but the figure was still a lot lower than the same period last year, according to new data. The Council of…

May 28, 2013

North-South divide widens as house prices surge 10% in London in a year but fall nearly 6% in North East

The divide in house prices between the North and South of the country grew more pronounced in the past year as property price falls in some Northern regions contrasted with…

November 30, 2012

Stagnant property market sets house prices up to go nowhere in 2013

Property prices were flat in November and are likely to remain this way, or edge ever slightly lower next year, according to the latest Nationwide House Price Index. The average…

November 13, 2012

Biggest rise in house hunters for three years but property prices continue to fall, says RICS

The biggest rise in house hunters for more than three years was recorded last month, as the property market started to show flickers of life, the latest Royal Institution of…

November 6, 2012

House prices continue two-year slump to slide back towards 2009 lows, reports Halifax

House prices fell more than £1,000 in October as the property market continued to slide back towards the lows seen during the property slump three years ago, Halifax has reported.…

September 13, 2012

Loans dry up for struggling first-time buyers – mortgages available with 10% deposit plunge by a quarter

The number of mortgages available to borrowers with a 10  per cent deposit — typically first-time buyers — plunged by more than a quarter in the past year. And loans…

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First-time buyer sales drop for third month in a row to lowest levels since May 2013

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House prices fall for the first time this year as buyers are hit with tougher mortgage tests and distracted by the World Cup

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House prices dip in June as fewer buyers look for homes – but values are still nearly £16k higher than same point last year

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