Monthly Archives: April 2022

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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