Autumn Budget: Chancellor abolishes Stamp Duty for first-time buyers

Chancellor Phillip Hammond has handed first-time buyers a major boost in today's (22 November) Budget.Stamp Duty has been abolished with immediate effect on properties priced up to £300,000 for those purchasing their first home.According to the Chancellor this will benefit 95% of first-time buyers who pay the tax.Meanwhile, first-time buyers ... Read More...

New era for top property awards

The prestigious Your Move Property Awards will be bigger than ever in 2016 as it relaunches to become the North West Property Awards (NWPAs).The event has already become an important fixture on the Merseyside industry’s calendar of events, but now it’s set to broaden its reach to celebrate residential and ... Read More...

Merseyside in top 15 for creating new housing jobs

Merseyside is among the top 15 areas in the country for creating housebuilding jobs according to new figures released today.In its ‘Building Communities, Boosting Employment’ report the Home Builders Federation (HBF) suggests the industry created 3,096 new jobs across the county during 2014/15.This total, which puts Merseyside as 15th in ... Read More...