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New Help to Buy scheme announced

The government has announced a new Help to Buy scheme to run from April 2021. It is restricted to first-time buyers and includes regional property price caps to ensure the scheme reaches people who need it most. There are no changes to the current Help to Buy equity...
What is shared ownership?

What is shared ownership?

What is shared ownership? What is Shared Ownership? It’s a housing scheme which allows you to buy a shared in a home worth between 25% and 75% of the property’s market value, and pay a discounted rent on the remaining share owned by the landlord or housing...
Help To Buy: When do i need a Valuation?

Help To Buy: When do i need a Valuation?

Help To Buy: When do i need a Valuation? What is the Help to Buy Scheme? It’s a shared equity scheme introduced by the Government, where first-time buyers can borrow up to 20% (40% if you live in London) of the cost of a new build house. This is interest free for 5...
How PropTech can address our industry’s inefficiencies

How PropTech can address our industry’s inefficiencies

How PropTech can address our industry’s inefficiencies Technology is already transforming the entire property sector. However it’s not about disruption but more about addressing the inefficiencies and manual processes that exist within the industry. This...
RICS Budget 2016 Analysis

RICS Budget 2016 Analysis

RICS Budget 2016 Analysis The Chancellor was dealt a difficult hand with the decision of the statistical authority (ONS) to revise down the size of the economy and the financial turbulence at the start of the year. Despite this, he put up a robust performance in...
The Budget 2016

The Budget 2016

The Budget 2016 Thomas Winfield of Winfields Chartered Surveyors & Estate Agents takes a look at this year’s spring Budget and wonders how it may affect the property market. I suppose that the 2016 Budget was never going to be too contentious or radical in view of...
100 Day Count Down To Torbay Airshow

100 Day Count Down To Torbay Airshow

100 Day Count Down To Torbay Airshow A 100 day countdown to Torbay Airshow starts from Wednesday 2 March. This new spectacular event, with a breathtaking flying programme, on Friday 10, Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 June 2016 at Paignton Green is one you will not want to...
Rowcroft Hospice Business Evening

Rowcroft Hospice Business Evening

Rowcroft Hospice Business Evening Winfields Chartered Surveyors joined other local businesses within Torbay at another very poignant meeting with the CEO of Rowcroft Hospice. The meeting was aimed to try and help local businesses to interact with Rowcroft Hospice and...