Brixton Home Buyers & Landlords Set to Save £1,459,520 in Stamp Duty Over Next Nine Months

The British are infatuated with owning their own property and politicians know that. Margaret Thatcher used it as a vote winner in 1979 when she allowed council house tenants to buy their own home. Coming to the present day, Boris Johnson’s Conservative government have anxieties that the Brits have not been buying nearly enough homes…


What’s Next for the Brixton Property Market?

The Chancellor announced on Wednesday 8th July in his mini-Budget some interesting news for Brixton homeowners and Brixton landlords. Rishi Sunak is going to give ‘The Green Homes Grant’ of up to £5,000 to cover two-thirds of the costs of environmentally friendly upgrades to your Brixton property, with the homeowner covering the other third. There…


Staged Properties, Sell Quicker

How Online Staging Will Help To Sell Your Property Quicker

Have you been wondering why your property has been on the market for long?

Home online staging is becoming a must-do and must-have in real estate for sellers. Home staging is preparing and furnishing an empty or vacated home that is for sale. Around 77% of buyer’s agents confirmed that online staging is making it easier…


Nimbyism in Brixton is Dead – Long Live the Planning Permission Rule Changes: How will this affect the 28,147 Brixton Property Owners?

Nimbyism in Brixton is Dead – Long Live the Planning Permission Rule Changes: How will this affect the 28,147 Brixton Property Owners?

The 1st July 1948 heralded a new dawn in how the property was built, as the Town & Country Planning Act 1947 came into force, meaning no property could be built without the say-so of the local authority. Now, Boris Johnson has announced a substantial change to that, by…


Brixton OAP Homeowners to Face £31,016 Coronavirus Tax Bill

Brixton OAP Homeowners to Face £31,016 Coronavirus Tax Bill?

The Government is on track to borrow £400bn because of Coronavirus and that needs to be paid back at some stage. Last year alone, before Coronavirus, the Government brought in £824 billion in taxes whilst they spent £887 billion, meaning they had to borrow £63 billion. In fact, the last time taxes were higher than…


8 Top Tips How to Boost Your Chances of Completing Before the Stamp Duty Holiday Deadline 31st March 2021

 

March deadline is only few months away, what can you do to complete on property in time?

Are you planning to buy a property and benefit from Stamp Duty Holiday but you are left feeling frustrated now that coronavirus measures have ground the housing market to a temporary halt? Take advantage of the stamp…


How To Not Lose £20,000 Of The Value Of Your Brixton Home

355 Brixton Properties Sold in Stamp Duty Holiday Bonanza

On the 8th of July 2020, the Chancellor announced the first £500,000 of any property bought was exempt from Stamp Duty until 31st March 2021. This also included buy to let landlords (although they would still need to pay the additional 3% stamp duty level for second properties). Talking to many of you Brixton homeowners,…


The Trapped Landlords of Gratham

The 3,960 ‘Trapped Landlords’ of Brixton

Going into lockdown in March, the Government proclaimed a ban on tenant evictions, pledging that no tenant in a privately rented home, who had lost their wages due to Covid-19 would be kicked out of their private rented home until the late summer. Fast forward to August and the press were being briefed as late…


What is going to happen to Stamp Duty on 11th March?

Brixton Property Market
What is going to happen to Stamp Duty on the 11th March and how will affect the value of your Brixton Property?

 3% additional Stamp Duty surcharge on non-UK resident buyers?

Some are asking if Sunak will impose what was promised with the 3% additional Stamp Duty surcharge on non-UK…


35,273 People Live in Rented Accommodation in Brixton

 

That number surprised you didn’t it? With the General Election done, I thought it time to reflect on renting in the manifestos and party-political broadcasts and ask why?

As the best way to tell the future is to look at to the past, so we decided to look at the number of…