Hastings Property Market: Is it Time to Stamp Out Stamp Duty?

Most people pay Stamp Duty Tax when they buy a property, house, apartment or other land and buildings over a particular price in the UK. The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak (quickly followed suit by the Welsh and Scottish Governments), announced last July that Stamp Duty was partially being suspended on all English property transactions up to £500,000 …

Relocation Agent Network: Nine Ways to Help Your Child Succeed at Home with Distanced Learning

Following the recent announcement of a national lockdown across the UK, at Rush Witt Wilson we understand this may be a challenging time for families, as you try to juggle work with home school learning. With this in mind, we thought we would share a few handy hints and tips, as you prepare to assist …

8,505 Hastings Homeowners to be ‘Unchained’ from Toxic Leasehold Agreements in Biggest Shake-up of Property Law in Decades

When William the Conqueror invaded our fair shores in 1066, like all good kings, he needed to buy loyalty and raise cash to build his castles and armies. He did this by feudal law system and granted all the faithful nobles and aristocrats with the land. In return, the nobles and aristocrats would give the …

How Will the Brexit Deal Affect Hastings House Prices and Your Mortgage Payments?

Christmas Eve brought the news that Boris Johnson had conclusively agreed on a Brexit deal for the UK with the European Union. This gave optimism that the economic turmoil of leaving the EU would be radically reduced, yet what will this ‘trade deal’ do to the value of your Hastings home and the mortgage payments you …

As Uneployment hits 9.1% in Hastings, What Effect Will This Have on the Hastings Property Market in 2021?

12 months ago, the unemployment rate in Hastings stood at 4.7% of the working population, yet with Coronavirus hitting the UK, what impact will this rise in unemployment have on the Hastings property market? As we have discussed a number of times in these articles on the Hastings property market, this summer saw the Hastings …