Posted on 8th September 2017 by Jordan Holmes
The first week of school is over, and the sound of rejoice sweeps the nation as parents enjoy their new found freedom. However, with the end of summer holidays comes the start of a whole new school year and the dreaded battle for catchment areas.
Santander Mortgages have highlighted the true battle that parents face as they scramble to the start line for the first day of school. A Survey conducted by Santander Mortgages, answered by more than 4,000 parents with children of school age, showed that 24% had purchased or rented a property to secure an address within a particular school catchment area.
The Poll further elaborated that of those parents who buy or rent a property to ensure a catchment address, shows that they are willing to spend on average 12% more on a property to live in that desired location.
Spring has arrived (even with the snow) and along with it a huge amount of property planning and investment for some of the UK largest cities as they allow developers to plan new residential developments. However, with exciting new opportunities ahead, there is one leading problem. Little to no affordable housing. Discovered by The Guardian […]Read more
Launching our repertoire of property achievements this month, the EA Masters, a glittering ceremony at London O2’s Intercontinental Hotel, on the 22nd September, was an outstanding one. The awards comprised an extensive study of the UK’s 30,000 estate and lettings agency branches including online and hybrid estate agents, and organisers. The Property Academy asked estate agents to […]Read more
As part of our dedicated service to all partners and future partners of IAM Sold, we aim to keep you protected and up to date with the latest activities within the legal sector that directly affect all those within the property industry. The Property Ombudsman (TPO) has issued a warning to all agents to act with […]Read more
Our fantastic team of 15 from across the business are taking part in Byte Night on 6th October – a national sleep-out charity event to raise money for Action for Children. Byte Night is Action for Children’s biggest annual fundraiser, supporting young people in the UK who are homeless through no fault of their own. Each year, like-minded people give up […]Read more
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