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The “race for space” that became characteristic of the property market during the Covid pandemic could be starting to slow, according to Halifax.

PUBLISHED BY THE GAURDIAN ON LINE 7TH DECEMBER 2021 As people shunned city centre work and life during lockdowns, and the government introduced a stamp duty holiday, demand for country living – or at least a spare room – grew. But in its latest snapshot of the housing market, the mortgage lender said there were signs this trend...

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UK Property forecast

PUBLISHED ON LINKEDINUK Property News - Friday 24th September 2021 Toni Miller-iCEO at Property GolfAutumn property market forecast: shortage of homes for sale to prevent price falls after stamp duty holiday rushThe dust is settling on the stamp duty holiday, but a shortage of stock for sale will support house prices in the run up to Christmas according to industry experts today. Halifax’s latest research found London house prices fell ...

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Business not as usual

Property Intelligence 2019Findrs Keepers - published October 2019  Renewals – a new normalAcross all offices we have seen an increase in the number of tenants renewing. In Quarter 1 we reported a change in behaviour with tenants negotiating more on rent or length of tenancy. With the same thing happening in Q2 and Q3 it’s safe to say that this seems to be the new ‘normal’. As with new tenancies, the landlords who are being sensible and ...

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Using photos and video as evidence A guide for landlords and agents

Article published by My Deposit Scotland 8th February 2017   Inventories - to photograph or not to photograph? Even in this digital age, where social media and the way in which we receive information has made visual content appear more important than ever before, the use of photographs in inventory reports remains a somewhat contentious issue. Our Head of Dispute Resolution, Suzy Hershman, considers whether photographs and videos are useful ...

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