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First Step Moving Guide 2022

First Step’s helpful guide to selling your home and moving... With a handy check list at the end So, you have decided to sell your property and move on for whatever reason... this could be for more room, less room, schools, shops, the dreaded commute or maybe you have fallen out of love with your property. What is true for everyone in your position is that you now have some big decisions to...

What does the future hold for the Housing market at the end of the Stamp Duty Holiday this month?

Due to shifting requirements such as larger gardens, facilities for a home office and a more flexible space - which makes sense since we have all been staying at home more, the housing market is still experiencing high demand for fairly priced property. Whilst there may be a small amount of reduced interest after the Stamp Duty Holiday we don't expect the demand to drop a vast amount. For more...

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Park View, Bancroft, Hitchin is now Launched!

CGI Park ViewTypical Park View Kitchen We have proudly unveiled the new development at Park View, Hitchin, Hertfordshire Today - Saturday 18th September. Prices from £315,000 to £475,0001 and 2 Bedroom ApartmentsTo register your interest or to arrange a viewing please call: 01462 659730 Key Features OPEN PLANQUARTZ WORKSURFACESPREMIUM APPLIANCESPREMIUM INDUCTION HOBRENEWABLE HEAT...

Is the Property Market still on a Holiday High?

It’s already been a couple of weeks since the end of the stamp duty holiday. But is the market still on a holiday high? You might not be able to go on holiday abroad but viewing houses is always on the green list. Take advantage of the market momentum.. Zoopla reveal four reasons why the property market won’t run out of steam in 2021....After the recent changes to the stamp duty holiday, what’s the...

The clock is ticking on the stamp duty holiday

The stamp duty holiday, originally set to end in March, was recently extended but property experts are confident that there will not be another extension.  The first deadline to be aware of is today - 30th June when the tax band reduces from £500,000 to £250,000. The second deadline is 1st October when stamp duty rates will be set to the original threshold of...

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Nationwide offers 90% mortgages to first-time buyers

Not only do we have the Stamp Duty threshold raised to 500k AND historically low interest rates but now there is more good news especially for first time buyers now Nationwide is offering 90% mortgages. Good news for all in the chain First time buyers start the domino effect all the way up the price chain and if the Nationwide are back in that means the other lenders will likely follow...

First Step Lettings & Property Service – News Update – October 2019

Gaye Kelford has now joined the team and the latest news about First Step Property Services. I am pleased to announce that due to the ever-increasing popularity of our Lettings Department and Property Services. Gaye joined our Lettings Team at the end of September and is currently being introduced to all our landlords and tenants. Gaye comes to us with a wealth of experience and she maybe known...

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