Blog Category: Buying

Stamp Duty, What Are The New Rates? And Will You Have to Pay Them?

Author: jonesrobinson | September, 9 2016

Stamp Duty is something many are quick to complain about, most begrudge paying but very few actually understand it. read more

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The great moving milestone: Change in lifestyle

Author: jonesrobinson | December, 4 2015
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We are now at the end of our great moving milestone blog series and the final area we would like to cover is lifestyle change. Although last on our list, a lifestyle change is one of the biggest reasons people approach Jones Robinson. The catalyst to move can be age, health, financial or family related, and sometimes buying, selling or renting is the key to a new future. read more

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School place applications: looming deadlines so make your move now

Author: jonesrobinson | September, 28 2015

As an established estate agent in West Berkshire, we are used to families coming into our offices in Lambourn and Newbury motivated by ‘educational positioning’. This might be a phrase that’s unfamiliar to you but in layman’s terms, it means moving home to be in the catchment of a desired school – be it primary or secondary. read more

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London commuters can save £450,000 by living in Newbury

Author: jonesrobinson | September, 18 2015

Looking to save thousands of pounds when you next move home? If the answer is yes, then look no further than a move to Newbury. New research has revealed how London commuters can typically save £450,000 on the cost of buying a home if they look at locations one hour outside of the capital. read more

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Capitalising on relocation

Author: jonesrobinson | March, 14 2015
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We’re at the Move to the Country Show in March

Jones Robinson is delighted to announce its participation in the latest Move to the Country Show, which is being held in South West London on 27th March 2014. We will be exhibiting our current portfolio of property for sale and to rent at this prestigious event, which aims to increase exposure of country properties among city dwellers. read more

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The Red House at Worting Road

Author: jonesrobinson | October, 15 2014

The Red House at 89 Worting Road now provides highly specified contemporary suites with furniture, appliances, bills and technology included – available to rent today read more

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Lancelot Gardens launches – 15 new houses for sale in Greenham, Newbury

Author: jonesrobinson | June, 19 2014
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There is growing band of house buyers for whom a new build home is high on their priority list. Here at Jones Robinson we are proud to be working with a number of local developers and house builders as they look to increase the supply of property in Berkshire. The latest development we are marketing is Lancelot Gardens – a collection of 15 three and four-bedroom houses in the Greenham area of Newbury. We are currently taking reservations for Lancelot Gardens on an off-plan basis, with an estimated completion date of April/May 2015. Interested parties are welcome to visit our Newbury office where we hold full details about the development, including a site map, specification details and illustrations of how the properties will look. read more

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Help to Buy gets off to a flying start

Author: jonesrobinson | February, 6 2014

It’s been three months since the Government introduced the Help to Buy Mortgage Guarantee Scheme and the initiative has reached a fantastic milestone this January – the month when the first funds were released. Help to Buy mortgage applications now represent £1 billion of new mortgage lending, with the number of applicants signing up for the scheme standing at 6,000 and growing every day. read more

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Thatcham set for 14 brand-new family homes

Author: jonesrobinson | February, 26 2013
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Nothing excites us more than property, especially if it’s something sought-after. So you can imagine the atmosphere after we won the instruction to market a rare collection of 14 brand new three- and four-bedroom homes for sale in Thatcham, being built by local house builder Palady Homes. This year has already got off to a good start, with better mortgage products filtering through to consumers but it’s no good having finance if there’s no homes to buy! There has been a distinct lack of affordable family homes in the South East but these 14 new homes are set to redress the balance in our corner of Berkshire. The development is called Mallards Reach and is set on popular Station Road, less that a 10 minute walk from the mainline train station, with links to Newbury, Reading and London Paddington. Prices start from as little as £242,500 – which represents amazing value-for-money given the size and specification of the properties – with completion set for the next 9-12 months. Amenities close by include supermarkets, a doctors’ surgery, a Post Office, a sports centre and a range of local shops, as well as the ever-popular Kennet, Spurcroft and Francis Bailey schools. Buying a brand new home offers owners a low-maintenance lifestyle coupled with the latest energy-saving construction for lower fuel bills. read more

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