From the last article in Somerset we have travelled over 350 miles north to the county of Northumberland, the northern most county in England bordering County Durham and Tyne and Wear to the south and Cumbria to the west, with only Scotland north of the county.
It's the largest purchase you'll ever make, so it makes sense to try and save money when buying your home. But many homebuyers fail to haggle effectively when they start looking for properties.
This week brought a measure of optimism in the property sector. One of the UK’s biggest housebuilders has reported that its first-half profits for 2016 are up, adding that customer interest since 1 July has been ‘robust with strong visitor numbers’ despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit.
Unlike certain European countries, the UK has not historically placed any restrictions on non-EU overseas investors buying property in the UK.
The UK Chancellor should consider abolishing the UK’s “punitive” stamp duty tax while the government needs to address and simplify the country’s complex planning laws, a report from a UK think tank said.