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Blake & Thickbroom - Estate Agency in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

Government Schemes to Help You Buy a Home in 2021

There are a number of government schemes available to help you buy a home and the eligibility criteria has changed for some. Find out which you could be eligible for in 2021. For some people, saving a deposit, securing a mortgage or finding the right home at the right price is such a struggle that they are priced out of buying on the open market. If you’re in this situation, it is worth looking...

Blake & Thickbroom - Estate Agency in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

Property Completions Up 85% In June as Industry Raced to Beat Stamp Duty Deadline

Residential property completions were 85% higher in June compared to the same month in 2019, spurred on by the 30th June stamp duty holiday deadline, according to new research from Landmark Information Group. The figure far exceeded the 66% surge that was reported in March as conveyancers worked to meet the Chancellor’s first original Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday deadline, before it was further...

Blake & Thickbroom - Estate Agency in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

Priority Changes for Post-COVID Homebuyer – What to Consider

After over a year in lockdown, the way many of us live and work has changed drastically. With a change in lifestyle has come a change in needs, especially when it comes to where we spend most of our time – our homes. Before you make a checklist of must-haves for your new home and discuss with your estate agent, you may want to consider these factors. Even if you were not thinking about buying soon, it...

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