Rents paid by tenants in the private rented sector in the UK increased by 1.1% in the 12 months to February 2018, unchanged from January, the latest official figures show.
In England rents were up by 1.1%, in Wales by 1.4% and in Scotland by 0.4% wh... read more �
Average house prices in the UK increased by 4.9% in the year to January 2018, down from 5% in December 2017, according to the latest official figures to be published.
It means that annual growth rate has now slowed since the middle of 2016 but it ha... read more �
Mortgage approvals declined slightly between January and February in the UK but the number of loans to first time buyers and small deposit borrowers increased, the latest mortgage monitor report shows.
There were 66,364 mortgages approved, seasonall... read more �
More funding is being putting into the development of neighbourhood plans in England which will give local people a say in the development of their area, including where homes, schools and businesses should be built.
A £23 million fund will gi... read more �
The number of home owners in the UK choosing to stay put and invest in their existing property instead of moving has soared in the past five years, according to a new report.
In 2013 just 3% of home owners took the decision to improve instead of mov... read more �
The equity release market in the UK has maintained its strong start to 2018 with individual home owners releasing an average of almost £83,000 from their properties, according to the latest figures to be published.
The average equity release p... read more �
Average house prices in England and Wales increased by 0.5% in January, the biggest rise in five months, with several places reaching new peak average prices, the latest index shows.
The North West has the highest annual price growth at 4.6% and the... read more �
Information for Landlords.
Doncaster council currently operate two Selective licensing schemes in Doncaster. One in Hexthorpe and one in a designated area of Edlington. If you rent out a property that is tenanted in those areas, you are ... read more �
The so called Northern Powerhouse cities of Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool have joined the Bangkok, Lisbon and Berlin at the top of a list of global property investment hotspots, according to a new ranking report.
These cities could soon also be jo... read more �
A county court ruling on Section 21 notices could have drastic implications for landlords and lettings agents who haven’t obtained gas safety certificates ahead of a tenancy starting, lawyers have warned.
Dutton Gregory Solicitors, which run&r... read more �