Real Estate

Outrage as help-to-buy boosts Persimmon profits to £1bn

Builder condemned for making massive gains from taxpayer-funded programmeHousebuilder Persimmon made a record-breaking £1bn profit last year – equal to more than £66,000 on every one of the homes it sold – with almost half...

Looking Ahead To 2019: What Factors Should Real Estate Examine?

Anyone, who, either, as a professional, or, simply, a curious observer, watches the real estate markets, and possibilities, must take a close look at the possible factors, which might impact, what might be trends in the housing...

America’s most expensive home sells for $238m to hedge fund boss

Penthouse at 220 Central Park South is 34 times bigger than average Manhattan apartment: ‘Hope he got a lot of bathrooms,’ says homelessness advocateThe hedge fund founder Ken Griffin’s new home offers a...

Donald Trump’s New York childhood home listed for $2.9m

House in Queens, which is filled with memorabilia including a life-size cutout of the president, was previously available on AirbnbPeople seeking to live like Donald Trump now have the opportunity to own his childhood home...

Do I count as a first-time buyer if I inherit a share of a...

I’m worried I’ll lose my bonuses in a help-to-buy Isa and/or relief from stamp duty land taxQ My partner and I are looking to buy our first home in London together so have...

6 ways home sellers will need to shift their mindsets in 2019

In recent years, sellers have called the shots in home-buying negotiations. They've had plenty of leverage, too, thanks to surges in buyer demand, tight inventory and soaring home prices.Lately, sellers have lost their edge in many markets as slower...

Home Disclosures and Material Facts What Should Sellers Disclose to Home Buyers?

By Amarillo’s Parkview Realty, LLCBy law, real estate agents cannot fill out any sellers’ home disclosures unless the agent is the seller or a party to the transaction. However,...

Number of empty homes in England rises to more than 216,000

Long-term vacant homes now account for £53.6bn of property, analysis findsThe number of empty homes across England has risen for the second consecutive year to more than 216,000, the highest level since 2012,...

Extending Your Living Space Outdoors

By Amarillo’s Parkview Realty, LLCAs warm weather arrives our thoughts turn to the great outdoors. We can say goodbye to cabin fever and spend some time in the fresh air. With...

UK house prices raised age of ownership by eight years since 1997

In 2018 buyers were 34 before half had bought their own home; in 1997 the age was 26Britain’s increasingly unaffordable housing market has delayed the age when most adults become homeowners by at...

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