This week (21st to 25th May) marks the biggest show in the gardening calendar, The RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Planting trends emerging from the garden designers this year include lupins, foxgloves and an abundance of British flowers.
Reflecting our love of horticulture, many English and Welsh home addresses feature floral names. In the last 12 months, over 6,000 home sales have included one of the nine ‘on trend’ flowers in their addresses, with Rose being the most popular, followed by Tulip.
While Salvia was present in fewer address names during this period, it commanded the highest average sale price of over £590,000. Rose and Foxglove were more prevalent in residential addresses and had similar average prices of over £292,000.
Residential sales with floral names including Marigold, Iris, Poppy, Foxglove, Rose and Salvia have also, on average, exceeded the average home price recorded for England and Wales as a whole in this period, at £229,701.
Close to one in three home hunters know the specific house or street they want to live in before starting a property search, according to new research by Zoopla Londoners are most likely to have a definite idea of location, virtually half (48%) have a specific street or house in mind. This compares to less […]
The income for HM Treasury from residential stamp duty receipts fell by nearly £1 billion in 2018 compared to 2017. It is estimated £8.454 billion was collected in 2018, a fall of £926 million compared to £9.471 billion in 2017. 20% of the fall is due to the devolution of the tax income to the […]
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, […]