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How do I get my home ready to sell?

The number of homes finding buyers is currently up 60%, so here’s how you can increase your chances of selling before the end of the year.

Date: 04/09/2020 | Author: GPO Team

Stamp duty holiday sparks home-moving frenzy

It’s fair to say that the stamp duty holiday has motivated many thousands of you to get moving this year.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s new tax holiday, which runs until 31st March next year, means lots of home-movers can make pretty sizeable savings.

Date: 04/09/2020 | Author: GPO Team

Five tips for turning your garden into a sanctuary

Gardening can make us feel better – mowing the lawn, weeding the flower bed, planting seeds in the potting shed and staying connected with nature can all help to boost our mental and physical health.

Date: 04/09/2020 | Author: GPO Team

Mortgage borrowing still cheap but rates and fees are rising

While mortgage rates are still lower than they were pre-lockdown, they have started to creep back up. Lenders are also bumping up fees, so is now the best time to secure a fixed rate?

Date: 04/09/2020 | Author: GPO Team

Time to sell a property falls by almost two weeks

House prices are set to hold steady for the remainder of 2020 despite the onset of recession and rising unemployment, according to the latest House Price Index by Zoopla.

Date: 04/09/2020 | Author: GPO Team