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In her first conference speech as the Tory’s new leader in 1975, the grocer’s daughter from Grantham, Margaret Thatcher, asserted her conviction in a ‘property-owning democracy’. Although Thatcher didn’t conceive the saying – (that credit belonged to Conservative MP Noel Skelton in 1923), it encapsulated what she thought Britain should be. Through prudence, saving and hard work, she believed that…

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The Lincoln housing market over the last three months is now becoming more ‘normal’ after the last couple of years of insane demand when the lockdowns started a race for space! Even with the blackening economic doom-mongers forecasting a harsh slowdown in the British property market, the number of people buying and selling their homes is still exceptionally good for…

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The autumn of 2022 saw economic and political instability with the resignation of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister and the ill-fated Liz Truss 44-day premiership. Now as we go into 2023, the economic and political turmoil has subdued, offering a greater feeling of stability in money markets. So, on the back of that, what is the expectation for the British…

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More Lincoln homes are now coming up for sale. This is excellent news for Lincoln homebuyers and landlords because as properties are no longer flying off the shelf as they did last year, the number of properties available to buy is beginning to return to long-term averages. This means there is greater choice for local buyers, and this will reduce…

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Some of you reading this will be old enough to remember the 1970s – the bell-bottom trousers, the huge collars, frayed jeans, disco glitter balls, maxi dresses, midi skirts but above everything else – HYPER-INFLATION. With inflation currently standing at 11.1%, many of us envy the last few years when we have been lucky to experience sub 2% inflation. But…

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The Winners & Losers The doom and gloom of the national newspaper headlines regarding the UK property market would make you think Armageddon has arrived – this being the second most interesting topic to the Brits (the first being the weather!). So, what is happening in the British property market? As with most things in life, the devil is in…

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The Lincoln rental property shortage is currently very evident. In this article, I will investigate why there is such a significant lack of homes available for rent across Lincoln and what it means for buy-to-let investors. Anybody who enjoys surfing the property portals (Rightmove, Zoopla and On the Market) will have observed an emerging trend that the number of properties available to…

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🌐 Links to All our Service – walters-move.me/m/QuickLinks 👂 Audio Version – www.walters-move.me/Audio This is the question many people are asking right now, and the answer depends on your circumstances. I pride myself on my ability to provide objective, fact-based information on the Lincoln property market so potential Lincoln house sellers, landlords and buyers can make the best decision for themselves. My…

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The Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, gave his Autumn Budget 2022 at lunchtime, intending to deal with inflation and keep mortgage rates down for homeowners. In this short and sharp post, I wanted to touch on what this would mean specifically for Lincoln landlords and homeowners thinking of buying and selling Capital Gains Tax Changes In previous articles about the Lincoln property…

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I often get asked what is going to happen to Lincoln house prices. Many things affect house prices, and it comes down to simple supply and demand. On the supply side of the equation, in the short-term, the number of people wanting to sell their property at any one time has a massive effect on house prices. In 2007, the…

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Most Lincoln homeowners born before 1960 have been in their homes for more than 25 years. Yet of all the properties sold in the UK since the first lockdown in the summer of 2020, 50% of those property owners had only been in their homes for six years and four months or less. That means we almost have a two…

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Being a Lincoln landlord is undoubtedly a challenge. The glory years of making money from ‘any old property’ are certainly in the past. With increased legislation and taxation from Government and the cost-of-living crisis (which will result in some Lincoln tenants struggling to pay their rent), times are challenging for many landlords. Then newspapers are full of stories of landlords…

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Doom and gloom in the British property market or clickbait doom-mongers? Newspapers and clickbait 24-7 news websites, desperate for clicks, are peddling a story of a doomsday time for the economy, particularly the property market, as interest rates and inflation create the perfect storm for the UK property market. So, let us look at what is happening in the British…

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What will the stamp duty cuts & interest rate rises mean for Lincoln homeowners & landlords? Last week the Bank of England increased interest rates to 2.25% and they are expected to be 3.25% by early next year. This increase will make the monthly mortgage payments more expensive for first-time buyers, an issue dubbed by some as the ‘property affordability…

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Lincoln OAP retirees have to make tough choices with the onset of the cost-of-living crisis. Growing inflation, unpredictable financial markets and the high cost of living mean many former retired Lincoln people are returning to work in what has been dubbed the ‘great unretirement’. Some are even bringing forward their downsizing house move. Looking at the changing job market, July…

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As gas and electric bills rocket for Lincoln tenants, Lincoln landlords who do not start to make energy efficiency upgrades face lengthy void periods and will have to discount their rents. This is irrespective of the Government’s plans to change the rules on renting properties with low Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) ratings. Until six months ago, out of the thousands…

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With the cost-of-living crisis beginning to hit, the 20 and 30-somethings of Lincoln urgently need the help and support of the Government to help them get on the property ladder. For the last few weeks, we have listened to the debates and hustings of Liz and Rishi. Between them, they have told us how they are going to stop building…

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The word ‘Apartment’ derives from the French word ‘Appartement’, which comes from the Italian form of the word, ‘Appartamento’. The core of that Italian word ‘appartare’ means ‘to separate’, as in ‘separate a building’. The word comes from Roman times when housing costs were so expensive within the city walls of Rome. Savvy property owners split (or separated) their houses…

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The predicament of the Lincoln 20 to 30 year olds who rent and their inability to get onto the housing ladder is often discussed in the press. There are 4.43m properties in the UK that are still in the private rented sector (compared to 2.13m in 2002). This group of people in their 20s and 30’s, who rent from a…

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Lincoln house prices have risen on the back of several things, including changes in how people see their homes and how they live and work (i.e., working from home), a lack of properties on the market and government tax incentives (the stamp duty holiday in 2020). Yet, the tide could be beginning to turn as the number of houses coming…

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The total value of homes owned by Baby Boomers in Lincoln alone is £2,883,700,998, and two-thirds of the Lincoln Millennials are set to inherit all that in the next few decades! Could this be the answer to the housing crisis? Could Lincoln Millennials live it up for the next few decades, safe in the knowledge they will get a huge…

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“Tell me what is happening to the Lincoln property market”, asked the friend of a friend at a recent do I went to in Lincoln (after finding out I was an agent in Lincoln). I always reply, “It depends if you are buying, selling or both”. The Lincoln property market is like a seesaw. For the last two years, it…

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Even though the average value of a Lincoln first-time buyer property has risen by 292.8% since 1989 to £180,350, the monthly payments Lincoln first-time buyers must make on their mortgages as a proportion of their take-home pay is 35.4% less today compared to 1989. Today, according to the Nationwide Building Society … the average Lincoln first-time buyer only needs to…

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The last couple of years of the Lincoln property market has seen some amazing prices being achieved with multiple offers and many properties selling for way over the asking price. Yet, as I have been writing about the Lincoln property market over the last few weeks, the tide is beginning to turn, and the pendulum swing more towards a balanced…

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The Lincoln property market is on the cusp of a tipping point. It’s a tipping point that will influence Lincoln house prices, the number of properties available to buy, demand for those Lincoln properties and the lives of every homeowner and the property-owning buy-to-let landlords in Lincoln. This shift in the Lincoln property market is a big deal so let…

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Well, what a weekend that was. Street parties, gatherings in the park, the bunting, egg & cress sandwiches, union jack flags, cheese & pineapple on cocktail sticks, and let’s not forget the trifle, a great Platinum Jubilee Party. And no decent party is worth its salt without a game or a quiz. So, if you have post-Jubilee blues, let me…

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The cost-of-living predicament is threatening the budgets of many Lincoln households. Inflation is running at 7.8%, yet the best savings rates in the market are only 2.75% (because of low Bank of England interest rates). This means that the value of people’s savings is falling fast. To add insult to injury, the possibility of a recession on the horizon could add another…

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According to some newspapers and pundits, the property market boom could soon be over with the increasing interest rates and inflation. In this article, I share the 3 fundamental economic reasons why things are different to the last property market crash. The insider’s way to find out if there will be a property crash. …and 4 reasons why buy-to-let landlords…

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There has been a rise in demand for rental properties and an 8.9% fall in the number of Lincoln private rented properties, which has caused Lincoln rents to rise by 5.6% in the last year, a new all-time high.  The National Residential Landlords Association asked the respected economics think tank, Capital Economics, to carry out research on the UK rental…

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With the newspapers full of news about the death of homeownership and the growth in Generation Rent, it must surprise many (as it did with me) that the number of homeowners in Lincoln has grown. To give some context… the number of homeowners in Lincoln dropped between 2011 and 2017 by 184 households, yet between 2017 and 2021, that grew…

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The terraced house is one of the most familiar styles of home in Lincoln (and the UK as a whole). 30.3% of Lincoln people live in a terraced home, interesting when compared with the national average of 22.7%. So, what is it about the humble terraced/townhouse us Brits love so much? In this article, I look at the history of…

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The ability of local authorities to build council houses came into law in July 1919 with the 1919 Housing and Town Planning Act. It was one of the most important pieces of domestic legislature passed after WW1 and was the first time in the UK that a nationally public funded system of providing homes was made for the masses. It…

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Nationally, the average length of time it takes from agreeing the sale of a property to the keys being handed over is 111 days (down from 117 days last year), yet in Lincoln, we are above the national average at 114 days. So why does it take just over 16 weeks, when all that is required is the lawyers to…

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You would have needed to have been living in a cave since the end of Lockdown No.1, not to realise the property market has been on fire in Lincoln (and the UK as a whole) for the last 18/20 months. It has been very much a seller’s market, especially in 2021. Yet as we enter the second quarter of 2022,…

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The UK is currently experiencing its highest inflation rate since the early 1990s. This increase in prices has primally come about by the combination of an increase in demand for goods and services from consumers following lockdown last year together with global supply chain disruptions. Most economists weren’t too concerned about this increase in the inflation rate as the very…

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• 2,784 homes in the Lincoln area are empty, which represents 1 in 17 homes. • 491 of those have been empty for more than six months and are worth £86million. • Why are those properties standing empty and deteriorating and why could that become an issue for the whole of Lincoln? A couple of weeks ago was National Empty…

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The energy bills of every Lincoln resident will rise in April as the price cap increases to account for the global increase in the cost of gas. Those not on the gas mains will still be hit as the UK uses gas to make 45% of its electricity. So, what can Lincoln residents do to reduce their energy consumption and…

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There are 406 properties for sale today in Lincoln; roll the clock back exactly a year, and the figure was 686 – there’s been a drop of 41%. This drop is being dubbed ‘for sale board crunch’. The ‘for sale board crunch’ has left many prospective Lincoln home buyers stressing to find the right Lincoln property as the number of…

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Are these proposed changes another nail in the buy-to-let coffin for Lincoln landlords? On the face of it, yes, it could be seen as another attack on the humble Lincoln landlord, having to spend money on their properties and get tangled up with red tape on a register and then having no-fault evictions removed. Yet, as always, the devil is…

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The wholesale gas price has tripled in 2021. Even if you aren’t on gas at home, half the UK’s electricity comes from burning gas so, this affects everyone. Even though domestic bills have been protected from the majority of this with the Government’s price cap, energy bills will rise by at least 50% in April. This means the average energy…

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Since 2001, UK average house prices have risen by an astonishing 187.2% across the UK, while in London the figure is 247.6%. Looking back at the people that bought in those first few years of the new Millennium, few of those buying or selling property in 2001 could have forecast the massive financial impact that their decision then would have…

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Did you know 4,743 Lincoln homeowners are considering selling their Lincoln home between now and the summer of 2023? Reports in the press suggest 1 in 5 homeowners are considering moving home in the next 18 months. This will change the dynamics of selling your home in Lincoln, meaning there are certain matters that you, as a Lincoln homeowner, should…

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Traditionally, if you had not sold your Lincoln home by the first week in November, you would normally have to wait for the house sellers to return in the famous Boxing Day rush on the portals (Rightmove, Zoopla etc) to get potential buyers interested. Yet matters have been different this year as the various lockdowns have caused a surge in…

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The Housing Minister, Chris Pincher, has suggested older homeowners are “rattling around” in their homes as they are too big for them. He implied they are selfish and should sell up and move to a retirement home when he spoke to a committee in the House of Lords. He stated that many British homes are “under-occupied” and could be better…

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Everyone should be doing their bit to help reduce the UK’s carbon footprint on the globe – yet the question is, is that burden being put too much on the shoulders of Lincoln landlords with potential bills of £7,600+ in the next four years? The background – the UK has obligated itself to a legally binding target to be carbon…

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The Government’s scheduled publication of their White Paper for the Renter’s Reform Bill, which incorporates proposals to forbid Section 21 evictions and introduce ‘Lifetime Deposits’, has been suspended until 2022. The additional time is required to give a chance to create a level playing field to reforms for both landlords and tenants in the private rented sector in England. In…

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In recent articles on the Lincoln property market, I have been talking a lot about house prices over the last 12 months and 5 years in Lincoln.   When it comes to newspapers talking about the property market, the headline most people look at is what is happening to house prices. However, as 2 in 3 (65.1%) of Lincoln home…

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The base rate of interest is set to rise in the ‘coming months’ as the Bank of England acts to control the UK economy. The Bank voted to keep the base rate at its historic low of 0.1% in November, but with inflation 3.1% and predicted to rise to as much as 5% in the first half of 2022, a…

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How far would you go to help your child get on in the world? Many Lincoln parents move area to ensure their child gets into the best primary school, or to fund their university costs. Many of you reading this have even helped your children with the deposit for their first home from savings. However, I have come across many…

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With grocery, energy and other household prices/costs rising and hitting everyone’s back pocket, inflation (rising prices) may feel like an unimportant issue when it comes to the cost of keeping a roof over your head. Yet nothing could be further from the truth for many Lincoln homeowners and Lincoln landlords. Because inflation over the long-term is bad for the economy,…

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The stamp duty tax holiday is over, furlough finished at the end of September, unemployment is due to rise, and inflation is rife … is this the end of the post lockdown Lincoln property boom? Surely, we are heading for house price correction? Forecasting what will happen in the Lincoln property market this Autumn may not be as simple as…

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The property market continues to ride the wave as we head into autumn. Buyer demand per property is more than double pre-pandemic levels (Rightmove). Rightmove report a 14% increase in new listings at the start of September*, but the number of available properties for sale remains low and competition for properties remains strong. 37% of properties sold for above their…

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Lincoln landlords are becoming progressively more self-assured about expanding their rental portfolios; as Lincoln rents rise, mortgage interest rates fall and demand for decent Lincoln rental properties outstrips supply. Several reports nationally would suggest around a third of UK ‘portfolio’ landlords (i.e. landlords with more than one rental property) are actively looking to expand their rental portfolios in the next…

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A recent report by Legal & General stated that since the pandemic, many older homeowners had put their plans to move home ‘on ice’. It said that fewer OAP homeowners are planning to downsize from their large family homes after the pandemic made them realise the actual value of their local community and space. Historically, many OAPs move home to…

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With Rightmove announcing a national drop of 0.3% in average asking prices in August, some are asking if the steam has been let out of the property market. Yet with the gains we have seen in the last 12 months, is this just a minor bump in the road? Alarm bells normally ring when new homeowners coming to the market…

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Should you sell or should you buy in this most interesting Lincoln property market? I have calculated that at least 220 Lincoln house sellers have rented a home to break their house chain in the last 12 months, although at a cost as they face paying many thousands of pounds in rent.  There are several reasons behind this. One is…

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435,430 first time students have a confirmed place at university in the UK in 2021, this is 5% higher than results day in 2020. During university, 29% of students live in the private rental sector. Dataloft estimate that 570,000 students will be living in the private rental sector during the next academic year. In the UK, excluding London, students in…

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Whether you are a Lincoln homeowner, first-time buyer, or landlord; the last 15 months has been a roller coaster ride when it comes to the Lincoln property market. With 213,120 UK house buyers and 58,580 UK tenants moving home in June, the summer has been manic for many people. Meaning some Lincoln homeowners are asking if they should be staying…

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The bungalow is a building that has represented a more leisurely, gentler way of life since the early 1900’s. Bungalows have been sold as an aspiration for those about to retire, saving them the annoyance of having to climb stairs. With an ageing population, one would think they would be building more bungalows, yet nothing could be further from the…

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The Semi-Detached House – the icon of middle-class aspiration, the pinnacle of liberalism yet at the same time compromised individuality, the ‘semi’ as it is colloquially termed is, for many Lincoln homeowners, the highpoint of modern domestic bliss. Britain’s gift to architecture is the humble ‘Semi-Detached House’. This type of property has been exported around the world with – the ‘Doppel…

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Moving home is the ultimate double-edged sword. Of course, you get to enjoy new neighbourhood, perhaps a bigger home, and all the excitement that comes with making your Lincoln home your own. Yet to get that point, there is the weeks and weeks of changing utility suppliers, weeks of packing and several sleepless nights wondering if you have done the…

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as 184.7% more people sell in June compared to the Lincoln area 10-year average June 2021 was the busiest month ever for UK estate agents, home removal companies and conveyancers since monthly records began, as HMRC logged 213,120 residential transactions in June, a jump of more than 216% nationally on the same month last year (when the housing market had just reopened after…

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And the reason you shouldn’t either I know of many Lincoln buy-to-let landlords who fell into property investing by accident. Many didn’t want to sell their family home when the Lincoln housing market crashed in the Credit Crunch of 2009/10, yet still needed to move (often for work). They thought they would keep their Lincoln family home in case they…

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The value of an average Lincoln terraced house has increased in value by £13,185 in the last 12 months, an increase in value of 8.64%. Yet the costs of building a Lincoln home have shot up even more in the last 12 months, meaning the price of Lincoln new homes and any building works you do to your Lincoln home…

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Lincoln house prices rose by 1.4% last month, according to the Land Registry. This means the annual rate of house price growth in Lincoln has increased to 7.1%. Looking at the national figures, many people were concerned the UK property market was overheating as spring saw annual growth of 9.9%, the highest rate of house price growth documented since June 2007 (when national…

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Rogues or Saviours? There is no getting away from the fact that the rise in the number of buy-to-let properties in Lincoln has been nothing short of astonishing over the last twenty years. As a result, many in the press have said Britain is a broken nation, with many twenty and thirty-somethings unable to buy their first home. The press…

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And how new Gov’t rules will mean draughty low-eco Lincoln homes will drop in value ‘It’s Not Easy Being Green’, was the song that Kermit sang on Sesame Street. Yet now being green is a normal way of life for most of us. Walking or cycling places instead of taking the car, recycling and even shunning meat are some of…

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Would it surprise you even more when I said the ratio of house prices to wages are still lower today when compared to 1871?  Yes, you read that correctly, as a proportion of average wages British house prices are 17.6% proportionally cheaper today than they were in 1871. I wish to talk about the last 150 years of the British…

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Now is a great time to sell your home as there is a huge shortage of properties available for sale, and house prices are higher than ever. Housing market demand is up 28.6% yet listed properties to buy are down 20.8% (YTD vs 2020, Zoopla). This is putting upward pressure on house prices, with Nationwide reporting a 10.9% annual increase.…

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Will the Lincoln Property Market Continue to Boom? All the signs are that the Lincoln housing market is sat on good foundations, yet one key hazard could still scupper the market. ‘UK Property Prices Rising at Record Levels’ is the headline of many newspapers. In the last few weeks, the Halifax reported they had grown by 6.5% in the last…

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Will Lincoln House Prices Fall in 2022? As 1 in 6 Lincoln homes are selling within a fortnight of coming to market. One of the most astounding things that has happened in the last 12 months was something that did not happen. Even after the country saw the deepest recession since the Great Freeze of 1709 with GDP dropping 28%…

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Most people pay Stamp Duty Tax when they buy a property, house, apartment or other land and buildings over a particular price in the UK. The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak (quickly followed suit by the Welsh and Scottish Governments), announced last July that Stamp Duty was partially being suspended on all English property transactions up to £500,000 (£250,000 in Wales and Scotland)…

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When William the Conqueror invaded our fair shores in 1066, like all good kings, he needed to buy loyalty and raise cash to build his castles and armies. He did this by feudal law system and granted all the faithful nobles and aristocrats with land. In return, the nobles and aristocrats would give the King money and the promise of…

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New Official Walters-Property Twitter account now live. Covering Lincoln and surrounding areas since 1790, and now in 21st century. https://twitter.com/Walterslincs

Tenant demand is rising substantially. For agents in the lettings market, the busy season is approaching. Analysis of tenancy start dates based on data from the past 5 years indicates the market starts to accelerate in June, with nearly one third of all tenancies starting between July and the end of September. The demand for rental properties increased significantly in…

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Rental values are significantly higher across all regions of the UK, except London, than they were a year ago. Excluding the capital, the average monthly rent is £853, up 6.2%. A shortage of supply and growing demand is helping support rental values. New instructions were 9% lower in the first three months of 2021 compared to 2020. Although London has…

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The cost of borrowing remains historically low according to new data released by the Bank of England, the average mortgage rate just 2.09%. This rate has remained unchanged since the start of 2021, with gross mortgage lending in March hitting its highest ever monthly total at £35.6 billion. Mortgage approvals remain over 20% higher than the long term (5 year…

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If you’re considering making a move, now is the time to act. Demand for property is soaring. Spring sunshine, the extension to the Stamp Duty holiday and the relaxation of restrictions has continued to support buyer demand. Properties sold faster in the first two weeks of April than ever previously recorded according to Rightmove, 23% of properties sold in March…

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“In this week’s article on the Lincoln property market, I review what has happened to Lincoln house prices and what is likely to happen in 2021. Looking back at the Lincoln property market for 2020, it can certainly be seen as a frenetic game of two halves, albeit with a very long half time in the spring. Between the General…

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With the banks reducing the number of low deposit mortgages (i.e. deposit of 10% and below) since Covid-19 hit in the spring, this has meant that the number of Lincoln first-time buyers has been decreasing quickly, meaning many of those would-be Lincoln buyers wanting to make the first step on the Lincoln property ladder will stay in the Lincoln rental sector. This…

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With the second lockdown starting on the 5th November 2020, does this mean Lincoln landlords can wave goodbye to their Lincoln buy-to-let investment and see it go up in smoke on the bonfire of buy-to-let dreams. With many Lincoln tenants at risk of losing their jobs after the furlough scheme ends next March and as the reverberations of the coronavirus…

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What will a no deal Brexit on the horizon, the end of the stamp duty holiday in March, mortgage payment holidays coming to an end, unemployment set to rise after furlough and ongoing on/off coronavirus restrictions do to the Lincoln property market and the value of your Lincoln home? In the late spring of 2020, every man and his dog…

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Lincoln homebuyers and Lincoln landlords purchasing residential property have saved £453,690 since the Chancellor reduced Stamp Duty on 8th July 2020, yet many more Lincoln homebuyers could miss out. My analysis of properties sold in Lincoln from the Land Registry between the introduction of the Stamp Duty holiday on 8th July 2020 and 14th August 2020 (which is the most…

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Boris Johnson has attracted both praise and horror in equal measure with a new plan for 95% mortgages to help beleaguered first time buyers to get on the property ladder, but would that expose UK taxpayers to too much risk? In this article I discuss the implications of what that would mean both nationally and locally in Lincoln. With the…

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For the last thirty years, the Government have passed the responsibility of housing the masses from local authorities (i.e. council housing) to the estimated 1.5 million British buy-to-let landlords. However, since 2015/16, Lincoln landlords have faced increasing tax burdens as each year goes by, with the removal of mortgage interest rate relief on income tax (Section 24), the introduction of the…

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Post lockdown, the need for Lincoln families who want bigger homes has meant Lincoln homebuyers must now pay considerably more to trade up to that larger home… One thing that has come out of lockdown has been the inexorable movement of Lincoln households wanting to upsize to a larger home. Often considered to be first time buyer properties, the smaller…

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The Lincoln property market is an enigma and chock-full of contradictions. Notwithstanding an economic recession and forecasts of property values dropping, nobody seems to have informed the Lincoln homeowners selling their homes and those Lincoln people looking to buy them. As I have discussed in many recent articles on the locality, the Lincoln property market is booming and property values…

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The 1st July 1948 heralded a new dawn in how 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. Boris Johnson announced a substantial change to that, by in effect, ending planning permission. The decision of what gets built, and what…

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Getting your initial asking price right is key to getting sold and moved before the end of the stamp duty exemption Cast your minds back and see if you remember when on th 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…

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… and the six reasons that will make you want to become one! The buy-to-let market in Lincoln is about to enter a challenging 12 to 24 months. Yet by looking back at the last recession and what is happening now, there are vital lessons all Lincoln landlords can learn to protect themselves, and in fact create opportunities for themselves…

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Going into lockdown in March, the Government proclaimed a ban on tenant evictions, pledging that no tenant in a private 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 as Wednesday 19th August that…

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Roll the clock back 20 years and any self-respecting late 20/early 30 something would never say on their first date that they lived with their mum and dad. It was seen as a sign of immaturity being tied to your mother’s apron strings as a failure to leave the family home. Yet over these last two decades, the age of…

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With only around 1 in 6 Lincoln house sellers actually selling their home in the last month, Lincoln sellers and buyers will need to continue to be pragmatic if the surprisingly strong current levels of activity in the Lincoln property market are to be sustained. To start, we had the once in a lifetime event of the credit crunch in…

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Lincoln families house moves on hold An immediate fallout of the Coronavirus pandemic is that it has placed many Lincoln families’ house moves on hold. Government guidelines state all home buyers and home sellers who are in the process of selling their Lincoln home and moving to a new home must adapt to these temporary arrangements, adjusting their usual practices,…

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