UK consumers spent £395 million on Easter eggs and confectionery during Easter 2018, up 5% on 2017 and it is anticipated that spend in 2019 will be even higher.
Such spending equates to the equivalent of over 1,700 average priced UK homes.
By property type, this would buy over 2,000 average priced terraced properties, compared to just 1,100 detached homes.
The UK is the fourth highest consumer of chocolate in the world. Mintel estimates 1 in 6 UK adults consumes chocolate every single day, the average person consuming approximately 9.5kg of chocolate per year. That’s a lot of eggs!
With renting offering more flexibility than ownership, some tenants have traditionally used the sector as a way to get to know a new area before committing to buying. Indeed, the majority of tenants stay within their local area when moving home. In 2018, over a quarter (27%) of tenants moved within a mile of their […]
One in twelve landlords is unaware of a suite of legislative changes that occurred across the lettings industry in recent years, according to the findings of the English Private Landlord Survey 2018 published in January. Over 80% of landlords were aware of the additional 3% stamp duty burden for the purchase of a second home, […]
Much has been written about the rise in the number of people renting rather than buying their home but, according to the latest English Housing Survey (EHS), 58% of renters fully intend to buy. This is good news for anyone feeling the effects of low transaction volumes, a homeowner hoping to sell, or move up […]