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“OnTheMarket – Is it worth the move?”

Today, Monday 26th January 2015 sees the launch of controversial new property portal OnTheMarket.com Founded by; Savills, Knight Frank, Strutt & Parker, Chestertons, Douglas & Gordon and Glentree Estates this new entrant is their attempt to break the duopoly currently held over estate agents by Zoopla & Rightmove.
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Buyers better off than renters within 5 years

Homeowners with mortgages pay £316 more on average per month compared to those renting equivalent properties, according to property website Zoopla. The average monthly rental across the UK currently stands at £865 per month versus an average monthly mortgage repayment of £1,181.
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House buyers count the cost of quick viewings

People looking to buy a house in a highly competitive market are spending less time on property viewings and potentially missing out on signs of maintenance issues that could cause them financial pain down the line, according to new research from Aviva. Home buyers in the past year...
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Buyers cooling but Brits remain confident

Confidence in the housing market is split: the public have never been more optimistic about house sales, but conversely the outlook for the purchase market is at its lowest level since 2011, according to the latest quarterly Halifax Housing Market Confidence tracker. The Confidence Tracker indicates that of...
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UK sees buyer registrations soar 21% annually

The UK, excluding London, saw buyer registrations rise 21% annually, while new property instructions are up by just 2% according to a new report from Sequence. Property prices across the country remained buoyant – up 1% on last month and 8% annually to £175,728.
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