Streamlined Home Buyer Process Should Speed Up the Buying Process

Roughly 18% or 200,000 of all British house sales fall through each year, mostly due to ‘gazumping’, where an accepted offer is then rejected when the vendor receives a higher offer from another interested party.

The government wants to speed up the house buying process to reduce the possibility of gazumping and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has held talks with the National Association of Estate Agents to discuss how the process could be speeded up.

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Buy To Let Market Index for England and Wales shows you where to invest to maximize your returns

LendInvest compile a buy to let market index showing changes in yield, capital gains, return on investment and a house price index by geographical location (England and Wales only) since 2010, which provides investors with a useful research tool. Look at changes in trend since 2010 to the present day. Interactive map lets you see data for individual postcode areas including London.

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