Home sales to first time buyers in the UK have reached a three year low, falling to 20% in August, the latest monthly report from estate agents shows.
The fall comes on the back of sales to first time buyers reaching 29% in June and 30% in July to r... read more �
If it comes to power, Labour will scrap Section 21, give local authorities in cities the power to introduce rent controls, and back ‘renters unions’ to the tune of £20m – a move which critics are describing as buying the votes... read more �
The residential property market in the UK is experiencing diverse regional variations but overall it is solid in many parts of the country, according to the latest surveyor survey report.
Robust price growth and solid sales activity is reported acro... read more �
Buy to let landlord face paying more for new mortgages as new data shows that August’s 0.25% increase in base rate has begun to feed through to the products available, pushing rates upward.
Average standard variable rates for buy to let mortga... read more �
Asking prices in England and Wales fell further this month, down 0.3%, with overall price growth trending towards zero, and values also down in Scotland, according to the latest index figures.
Price falls across most English regions have dragged the... read more �
Trading standards services in London are working together to help tackle problems with letting agents who aren’t complying with the law and are rolling out a UK wide programme.
A survey of 137 letting agents in the capital by London Trading St... read more �
Mortgage approvals in the UK increased by 2.7% in August compared with the previous month but were down by 0.7% compared to August 2017, new data shows.
Overall, there were 66,543 mortgages approved during August and the proportion of mortgages appr... read more �
The Government and Barclays have announced a £1 billion housing development fund to help deliver thousands of new homes across England.
Under the agreement loans ranging from £5 million to £100 million, which will be competitively ... read more �
Residential remortgage market in the UK saw its strongest July for a decade and buy to let mortgage numbers have risen, according to the latest figures to be published.
There were 46,900 new home owner remortgages completed in the month, some 23.1% ... read more �
As the number of tenants looking for a new home in Britain has increased every month since May, letting agents have released a new report revealing the kind of things they need to know.
It points out that tenants can switch their utility bills, just... read more �