Monthly Archives: August 2022

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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