The Number Of First-Time Buyers Grows In The First Three Months

The number of first-time buyers grows in the first three months

29 Aug 2019

The data by UK Finance reveal that the number of first-time buyers increased to 30,720 in May at 0.5% more than last year. The number of re-mortgages with additional borrowing grew by 19.8%.  

The director of UK Finance, Shaun Church, said: "The buyers are taking additional loans on existing property for saving money in stamp duty." However, stamp duty continues to hinder the property market where the stock is low. So it may be necessary to lower the stamp duty liabilities to promote buyers and encourage buying and selling. 

The report found the average age of buyers was 32, and disparity in London property continues to promote the eastward migration of occupiers.

Growing London Markets

Kingston is probably the most popular market in London, where the asking price inflated 3.7 per cent y-o-y in different locales, indicating development (according to the Rightmove information).

A portion of the main London princely dealers don't wish to sell and assume that the ideal time will get the best price for their property while they can win by leasing their property. 

Rightmove report finds the cost over the UK dropped 0.2 per cent from June to July. However, London maintains development and recovery in exchanges because of growing interest from worldwide purchasers and debilitating authenticity. 

The UK purchasers expect Brexit to sort in one manner or the other, and they are not any more stressed over the unstable economy or the political circumstance, which keeps on seeming secure.

Office Rents to Increase in The Second Half Of 2020

In the states of no-hard Brexit - office rents can grow in the second part of 2020, though rental development might be low because of the higher accessibility of empty property in London

The cost in West End, South Bank markets, and Midtown are expected to pick up, and in regions with a low opportunity like Mayfair, Southwark, Fitzrovia, and Soho, the lease might be near £5 per square foot per annum.

European Economic Growth Hit Homebuilders

Britain's property markets face a drop in growth due to a slowdown in the European economy, where the homebuyers are holding house prices amidst the chaotic conditions. 
A homebuilder like Bovis said, "The building expenses are growing," and another builder Taylor Wimpey said, "the rise in the cost of building materials hit profits." 

Some builders are adopting alternative methods to cut costs like changing the design and simplifying the range or choosing low-cost locations offering affordable homes to buyers.

Average House Price in Wales Grew at The Rate Of 4.1% Over Last Year.

The Principality Building Society shows the highest annual rate of the home price grew 4.1% in Wales, and the growth in the property price in the last quarter was modest at 0.1%. The low cost of borrowing and labour market strength continues to support growth.

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