Viewing news from August 2020
We catch up with Richard Donnell, director of research and insight at Zoopla, about the trends he has seen since the housing market reopened for business.
In an active, fast-paced market, like the one we have right now, demand from those looking to buy property outweighs the supply of homes on the market.
With lockdown easing, many of us are planning to make the most of summer. But what exactly are we allowed to do over the holiday season? More than you might think. Here's a quick guide to some socially distanced summer experiences in the UK. Just don't forget your mac and wellies.
Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, announced the Green Homes Grant Scheme in his Summer Statement on 8 July, whereby the Government will be issuing UK homeowners up to £5,000 worth of vouchers to make their homes more energy efficient.
The chancellor has announced a temporary holiday on stamp duty on the first £500,000 of all property sales in England and Northern Ireland. The tax threshold has been temporarily raised until next March to boost the property market and help buyers struggling because of the coronavirus crisis.