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May 29, 2020

Is This a Good Time to Buy Your First Home in Kidlington?

Should you wait to buy your first home in Kidlington or buy now? What sort of mortgages are available? What sort of deposit is required? These are questions all Kidlington buyers are asking at the moment, yet thi...

May 14, 2020

Despite Government regulations that have been in place since the 26 March 2020, where face-to-face viewings were made illegal, Kidlington buy to let landlords have during that time been chomping at the bit to build their property empire by looking at buying additional...

May 12, 2020

55 Kidlington Families in Limbo Due to Coronavirus

An immediate fallout of the Coronavirus pandemic is that it has placed many Kidlington families house moves on hold. Government guidelines state all home buyers and home sellers who are in the process of selling their K...

April 8, 2020

So now we are only a matter of a couple of weeks into lockdown, yet can you believe it I am still speaking with agents from all over the UK, and I do not jest, properties are still being sold and let even in these unprecedented times. Yet I would like to address the qu...

March 19, 2020

Freehold or Leasehold .. which is best? Well, when buying a property in the UK there are two main types of ownership – freehold and leasehold and, when boiled down, they mean the following...

Freehold: The person who owns the freehold of a property owns the property and...

March 1, 2020

If you are buying a home in England costing more than £125,000, you will have to pay Stamp Duty Land Tax on the purchase of your new home. In the provinces, it’s called something slightly different, so if you are buying a property in Scotland over £145,000 you will pay...

February 9, 2020

The Halifax announced in early January that there was a Boris Bounce in the national property market as they stated national property values soared 1.7% in December 2019 - the biggest rise since the 1.9% month on month rise in February 2007 (a few months before the Glo...

January 14, 2020

If you are either selling or buying a property in Kidlington, there are a few reasons why it may be taking some time to sell your Kidlington home or find that perfect place to call your new home. It may be taking longer than you thought to find a buyer for your home be...

January 1, 2020

Yes, that number is staggering isn’t it …. 
 

Of the 1,896 households in Kidlington where the head of the household is 65 years or older, an astounding 1,626 (or 85.8%) of those are owned, which is above the national average of 74.1%, which sounds great – yet nothing co...

December 12, 2019

Has England’s green and pleasant land all of a sudden become England’s green and overcrowded land?

With the nation’s ever-increasing population and the double whammy that people are now living longer, this means as each year goes by, there is an ever-growing strain on p...

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