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Buying and Selling

  • ‘Generation Buy’: What are 95% mortgages?

    ‘Generation Buy’: What are 95% mortgages?

    During last week’s budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the government will be introducing 95% mortgages from next month. The move will allow first time buyers and home movers to purchase a property with a 5% deposit. Last year Boris… Read More

  • The Guild Awards 2021: Double GOLD win!

    The Guild Awards 2021: Double GOLD win!

    We’re delighted to announce Emsleys Estate Agents has won not one, but TWO gold awards at The Guild of Property Professionals Awards 2021. Congratulations to our brilliant team!

  • New Year offer: Lift the lockdown blues

    New Year offer: Lift the lockdown blues

    The UK is in a third national lockdown, but house moves can still take place. To save you money on moving over the next few months, we’re offering two great savings. 20% off conveyancing fees* Take 20% off conveyancing fees with our… Read More

  • New national lockdown: Will house moves still go ahead?

    New national lockdown: Will house moves still go ahead?

    The government has announced a new national lockdown following a public address by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on 4th January 2021. The lockdown is expected to be reviewed on 15th February 2021. In contrast to the national lockdown in… Read More

  • Can I move house during a local lockdown?

    Can I move house during a local lockdown?

    The government announced a local lockdown in Leeds on 25th September. Following Boris Johnson’s announcement on Monday 12th October, Leeds has been placed in Tier Two – households cannot mix indoors and the rule of six applies outdoors. If… Read More

  • Stamp Duty holiday to boost housing market

    Stamp Duty holiday to boost housing market

    The government has announced welcome changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) with immediate effect. The changes will apply until 31st March 2021 and will boost the housing market following the UK's lockdown.Buyers looking to purchase a… Read More

  • Own a piece of history: The Woodlands, Oulton

    Own a piece of history: The Woodlands, Oulton

    The Woodlands is a charming period cottage dating back to the 1800s. If you’d like to own a piece of history, then look no further. Set in the heart of Oulton, The Woodlands was built on the site of a former tannery. It is believed… Read More

  • COVID-19: How will the pandemic affect getting a mortgage?

    COVID-19: How will the pandemic affect getting a mortgage?

    Yesterday the press reported that the UK mortgage market is in ‘lockdown’. The situation isn’t as clear-cut as the headlines make it out to be – we’re here to allay your concerns and answer your questions. Can I still get a mortgage? At the… Read More