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15/04/2021
 
Shared ownership schemes are popular in London, as many buyers simply can't afford to buy properties at full price. Shared ownership involves buying a share of between 25% and 75% in a property and paying rent on the remainder.  Yo... read more »
 
11/03/2021
 
Last summer, the government temporarily increased the amount at which stamp duty is paid to £500,000, for property sales in England and Northern Ireland. The tax break was due to end on 31 March, but Mr Sunak announced in the Budge... read more »
 
10/03/2021
 
Why buy a bungalow?   Historically, bungalows originated in Bengal, Asia and the word 'bungalow' is actually formed from the Hindi word 'bangala', which refers to single-storey homes in Bengal.Bungalows spread east first of all, to Australia a... read more »
 
03/03/2021
 
One question we get asked a lot is What is a Right to Rent check?   This is when a prospective adult occupant of a rental property shows their identity documents in person to a landlord or letting agent.   The landlord/letting agent mus... read more »
 
19/02/2021
 
If you’re a first-time buyer in England, you can apply for a Help to Buy: Equity Loan. This is a loan from the government that you put towards the cost of buying a newly built home. You can borrow a minimum of 5% and up to a maximum of 20% (4... read more »
 
08/01/2021
 
1. Increase your property's ‘kerb appeal’ A buyer potentially could be put off even before they have set foot inside your home if they are given a bad first impression. You want them to walk up the drive or path already feeling impress... read more »
 
17/11/2020
 
Worths top tips for selling your home:   1. First Impressions    Make sure your home has 'kerb appeal' , tidying up the front garden, mowing the lawn, cleaning your windows and even giving the front door a new lick of paint can mak... read more »
 
13/11/2020
 
First off, before investing in a property, do your research. You will need to estimate your rental yield, which essentially means working out how much income you can expect from the rent, minus expenses and tax you will have to pay.   When sea... read more »
 
07/09/2020
 
So what has the Stamp Duty holiday done to try to help home buyers in the UK?   With a high number of buyers registering with Worths Real Estate asking this question please see below some Stamp Duty holiday information that we hope you will ... read more »
 
03/09/2020
 
Wembley Park is London’s newest and most up and coming neighborhood.   It has everything you need  on your doorstep, from retail shops, restaurants, coffee shops, to the designer outlet and boutique shops of Wembley Park Market. &... read more »
 
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