Categories for Property News

  • The Perfect home

    14 Aug 2015 in Property News by

    Here at My Online Estate Agent, we recently conducted a survey to find out just what makes the perfect home. We put the sexes to the challenge and asked them what they deemed the most important factor when deciding on a house. Take a look at our infographic below and see if you agree with our… View Article

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  • 2015 Budget Reaction

    9 Jul 2015 in Property News by

    In light of George Osborne’s first all-conservative budget, CEO of My Online Estate Agent, David Grundy takes a look at what it means for the property market. You can read his reaction below:   “Cutting tax relief on buy-to-let mortgage interest is counterproductive. There is always an argument for trying to create a more accessible market… View Article

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  • April 2015 Property Trends from Rightmove

    24 Apr 2015 in Property News by

    There is one major conclusion that can be drawn from the Rightmove April 2015 house price index – now is a great time to sell! The index offers data and insights into the property market based on houses put up for sale over the previous month. In contrast to many other surveys which look at… View Article

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  • Selling Property At Auction – What You Should Know First

    10 Apr 2015 in Property News by

    With the rise in alternative and modern ways to sell your house – including online estate agents such as myonlineestateagent.com and DIY home listing services, there has been increased interest in use of auctions to sell properties. This blog looks at how property auctions work, and the pros and cons, answering the questions you may… View Article

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  • Should You Invest in the New Help-To-Buy ISA?

    25 Mar 2015 in Property News by

    The Chancellor George Osborne’s 2015 budget announcement included a new incentive to encourage first-time buyers, namely help-to-buy ISAs, to be launched in Autumn this year. We take a look below on how this new scheme will work, its pros and cons, and how first-time buyers can make the most of it. Overview of help-to-buy ISAs… View Article

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  • Selling property without an estate agent, is it for you?

    23 Mar 2015 in Guides by

    There are over 1 million property sales every year. Traditionally, house sellers have had to use estate agents to manage the sale, but with typical commissions charged of £5000 many people have looked for cheaper alternatives, believing these commissions are very poor value for money. It is possible to sell your house privately, but is… View Article

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  • Silver Landlords Warned To Be Wary With Pension Pots

    19 Mar 2015 in Guides by

    Five simple steps to help secure your pension pot This April, changes to the pension reforms will boost the buy-to-let investment property market, as more and more pensioners decide to invest in property to fund their retirement. According to research, 16% of retirees will reinvest in property, adding more fuel to another buy-to-let boom. Many… View Article

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  • March 2015 Property Trends from Rightmove

    17 Mar 2015 in Property News by

    Rightmove have released their March 2015 house price index, which offers data and insights from the UK’s leading property portal. But what are the key points for property sellers and potential buyers? Rightmove HPI March 2015 Key Conclusions Rightmove’s latest data highlights a few points of interest: An increase in house prices, but not at… View Article

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  • UK Property Portal Comparison: Rightmove, Zoopla and OnTheMarket

    4 Mar 2015 in Guides by

    Rightmove, Zoopla, OnTheMarket – where do you go to search for houses? Why are there now more online property portals? Founded 15 years ago in the year 2000, Rightmove completely changed the process by which buyers found houses to buy. Before, the only way was to scour local papers and visit estate agent branches, a… View Article

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  • February 2015 Property Trends from Rightmove

    25 Feb 2015 in Property News by

    Rightmove have released their February 2015 house price index, which offers data and insights into the property market based on over 100,000 properties put up for sale over the last month. We’ve taken a closer look at the numbers to see the insights and learnings to be gained for any property sellers and potential buyers…. View Article

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