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Greater choice returns to the housing market. 29 November 2022

More homes are now coming up for sale across the UK. And because they"re no longer selling like hotcakes as they did in the pandemic, stocks are starting to rebuild.

Key takeaways

• Across the UK, the number of homes for sale is growing, meaning greater choice for buyers
• The average agent now has 23 homes on their books, the highest level of stock in nearly two years
• More homes for sale will reduce the upward pressure on house prices and bring us back to a more normalised housing market for buyers.... Read More

Land Registry`s Digital Registration Service comes into effect on 30 November. 28 November 2022

The service has a new appearance to support automation and improve the process of digital applications designed to make the portal easier to use and to better support customers in submitting and managing digital applications.

All applications, other than first registrations, will be digital by default for business customers and electronic uploads will be switched off.... Read More

Chancellor unveils plan to reverse Stamp Duty cuts. 17 November 2022

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has outlined plans to reduce Stamp Duty cuts outlined in his predecessor"s mini-Budget.

In September, former Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng increased the point at which Stamp Duty is charged on property purchases from £125,000 to £250,000 for home movers.... Read More

Interest on fixed rate mortgage deals falls. 15 November 2022

The average cost of a fixed rate mortgage is on its way down, with some high street lenders reducing their deals by 0.75%

Key takeaways

• Natwest and Royal Bank of Scotland have reduced their fixed rate deals by up to 0.75%
• Britain"s biggest mortgage lender Halifax has cut its fixed rate deals by 0.... Read More

Mortgage rates expected to fall in 2023. 02 November 2022

In good news for buyers and homeowners wishing to move or re mortgage, mortgage rates look set to fall towards the end of this year and into 2023.

Key takeaways.

• The money markets are already adjusting to the changing political outlook, where stability for the UK"s finances is essential.... Read More

Spring Forward - Fall Back. 26 October 2022

Don"t forget to put your clocks back by 1 hour this weekend.

Official Time to change is 2 am on Sunday 30th October.

Enjoy the extra hour in bed. Read More


Urban house prices are outstripping those in rural areas again as buyers return to cities after the pandemic, latest data suggests.

Figures from mortgage lender Halifax show property prices in major cities have grown 9.2 per cent on average since the beginning of the year.... Read More

Elizabeth line at Bond Street Station finally opens to the public. 24 October 2022

The Elizabeth line"s Bond Street station has finally opened, five months after other stations on the line"s central stretch went into service.

TFL said the new station would relieve congestion at other busy stations serving the West End and make central London more accessible.... Read More

Sunset at Abbey Wood Train Station. 18 October 2022

One of our sellers sent us in this photo of the Sunset at Abbey Wood Train Station - stunning. Read More


Note about this event from organisers.

NOTE: WE are not able, at present , to run the engine which is normally operational on open days.
Whilst this is disappointing a visit to the site is still very worthwhile so we have decided to go ahead with this open day.... Read More

Danson Park Firework Display - Saturday 5th November. 13 October 2022

Info from the organizer.

General enquiries - dansonfireworks@gmail.com

Welling Round Table"s 2022 Charity Fireworks Event

Saturday 5th November 2022

Danson Park, Danson Road, Bexleyheath.

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The Annual Family Fireworks Spectacular in Danson Park, Bexley, brought to you by Welling Round Table.... Read More

Cost of living – most buyers now consider energy consumption before buying. 13 October 2022

Research has revealed that a large majority (77%) of buyers say that the potential energy consumption of their next home has become more important to them.

The results reveal this is a clear sign that the increasing cost of living is at the forefront of buyers" minds, as energy costs continue to soar.... Read More