Rightmove: Property prices and demand at all-time high

Property prices and demand are at an all-time high - according to Rightmove's latest 'House Price Index'. In the East of England property prices have continued to rise, with the average property price now at £321,630 - which is a monthly increase of 2.8% on the figure recorded in January, and an annual increase of [...]

Conveyancers issue warning: Stamp duty surcharge “likely to delay transactions”

The Society of Licensed Conveyancers is calling on the government to reconsider the three per cent stamp duty surcharge being introduced in April. “Aside from the seeming attack on smaller investors (those with over 15 properties are exempt) and the likelihood of the reform not achieving its objectives, it is also likely to cause delays [...]