It’s been three years since the tragedy of Grenfell, which was caused by a fire on the fourth floor of a 24-story building and resulted in the devastating deaths of 72 residents. We are now seeing thousands of City Centre residents trapped in their apartments due to similarly un-safe and flammable cladding surrounding their homes.
The property boom cannot last.
House prices have skyrocketed, with annual growth hitting 7.3pc as of September 2020. But the boom is completely out of sync with current economic conditions and the looming recession. Analysts are warning it cannot last.
If you’re about to put your home on the market and are hoping to move before the stamp duty deadline, we’d like to share some advice with you.
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House prices are soaring, with September 2020 seeing a 5pc increase alone, but top line numbers don’t tell the whole story. The market is forecast to suddenly fall off a cliff edge, so why hasn’t it happened yet?
Before the pandemic struck, first-time buyers were finally getting on the property ladder. The Government’s plan-to squeeze landlords out and throw money at wannabe homeowners was actually working.
Then came coronavirus. With it, a quiet credit crunch took hold as banks shut up shop to risky buyers.