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The leasehold and ground rents scandal of Peterborough

By Qasafi Sadiq / October 11, 2019

Freehold or Leasehold .. which is best? Well, when buying a property in the UK there are two main types of ownership – freehold and leasehold and, when boiled down, they mean the following… Freehold: The person who owns the freehold of a property owns the property and the land it stands on. Leasehold: As a…

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Are Peterborough Builder’s Constructing the Wrong Type of Property?

By Qasafi Sadiq / October 4, 2019

In the newspaper or online about impending house price drops, house price rises, building on green belt, mortgage rates up/down, first time buyer affordability and the woes of being a buy to let landlord, to mention but a few. As a nation, we have a strong national desire to be homeowners. The English Housing Survey…

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THIS WEEKS RADIO SHOW: Director of Next Move hosts Ray Spooner (Property Developer & Mentor)

By Qasafi Sadiq / October 1, 2019

This week on Salaam Radio 106.2FM, me and Adam discussed: Peterborough house prices going up by 27% in the last 5 years & also compared the Peterborough street values with the 1935 Monopoly Board. Special guest for this week is Ray Spooner  who is the Chairmen of the Carmelcrest Group of companies operating in construction and property.…

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What’s the biggest street in Peterborough (PE1)?

By Qasafi Sadiq / September 27, 2019

Well my recent articles about Peterborough’s most moved street in the last 3 years and the Monopoly board article (the one where I listed the most valuable streets) caused quite a lot of interest locally, so I decided to see what else I could find out about the PE1 postcode area, and I have been…

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THIS WEEKS RADIO SHOW: Director of Next Move hosts Chris Watkins (Freelance UK property market journalist)

By Qasafi Sadiq / September 24, 2019

This week on Salaam Radio 106.2FM, me and Adam discussed: Why and how there’s 25% more homes for sale in Peterborough than a year ago Special guest for this week is Christopher Watkins who is a freelance UK property market journalist who ghostwrites articles on what is really happening in all the local property markets around the…

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How many Peterborough Homeowners have paid their Mortgage off?

By Qasafi Sadiq / September 21, 2019

The Government’s Annual Housing Survey is 50 years old this year.  It has taken a snap shot of the UK’s property market every year since 1969 and in the recently published report for 2018, it wasn’t a surprise that owner occupation is still the most predominant tenure, yet now more people own their home without…

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THIS WEEKS RADIO SHOW: Director of Next Move hosts Sachin Pabari (CEO of Olivia Chat Service for Estate Agents)

By Qasafi Sadiq / September 17, 2019

This week on Salaam Radio 106.2FM, me and Adam discussed: Which Peterborough Properties are Selling the Best?/Peterborough Homeowners Have Made an Annual Profit Of £7,309 Since the Millennium. Special guest for this week is Sachin Pabari, Sachin has a master’s in financial Markets & a degree in maths which lead him to be a trader in…

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Peterborough Property Market Update Summer 2019

By Qasafi Sadiq / September 13, 2019

The foundations of the Peterborough Property Market over the summer have continued to be principally sound; yet the existing political macroclimate means that the critical element of consumer confidence has been reduced and that is triggering some potential Peterborough property buyers and Peterborough house sellers to falter slightly and hang fire making any firm decisions…

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THIS WEEKS RADIO SHOW: We invited our listeners & viewers for a Q&A series about the Peterborough Property Market.

By Qasafi Sadiq / September 10, 2019

This week: We invited our listeners & viewers for a Q&A series about the Peterborough Property Market.

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Is Peterborough Too Densely Populated?

By Qasafi Sadiq / September 6, 2019

Has England’s green and pleasant land all of a sudden become England’s green and overcrowded land? With the nation’s ever-increasing population and the double whammy that people are now living longer, this means as each year goes by, there is an ever-growing strain on public services and in particular my favourite topic – housing. It’s…

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