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2014 saw rents rise by 3%

According to the latest Buy-to-Let Index from Your Move and Reeds Rains, rents rose 3.0% over the course of 2014 despite falling on a monthly basis between November and December   Across England and Wales the average residential rent now stands at £767, compared to £745 in December 2013...



Balham house prices increased £415 a day in 2015, says London agent

Property prices in Balham outpaced those in the rest of the capital in 2014 with annual growth of 21%, according to estate agent Marsh & Parsons’ latest London Property Monitor...



UK investor turns to US buy-to-let market to fund daughter’s degree

Alister Weightman, a Lincoln based dentist in his mid-40s, decided to turn to US buy-to-let properties to fund his daughter’s university living expenses, preventing him from having to dip into his savings or find the extra money from his own salary...



BTL lending up 58% in Q4 2014, reports Paragon

Paragon Mortgages has announced its figures for the final quarter of 2014, with a 58.4% increase in buy-to-let (BTL) lending compared to the same period last year the headline figure...



Local builder reveals expansion plans for Worcestershire

In a major boost to the county’s economy, David Wilson Homes, a leading housebuilder in Worcestershire, has announced proposals to open two new sites that will create over 100 local jobs...



Prime country house prices climb 3.4% in 2014

Prime country house prices rose for an eighth consecutive quarter between October and December, the longest run of uninterrupted price growth since 2007, according to the latest figures from Knight Frank...



Knight Knox launches residential development in Salford

Global property investment and development firm Knight Knox International has launched plans for Adelphi Wharf, a luxury residential property scheme in Salford...



Accord offers free valuations and legal fees alongside new range of mortgages

Accord Buy-To-Let has launched a new range of mortgages this month which it says includes mortgages for landlords looking to expand their portfolio or those wanting to get a competitive remortgage on an existing property...



Homeowners would rather improve than move in 2015

An overwhelming majority (94%) of UK homeowners would prefer to shell out money improving their existing home rather than selling up and moving on this year, according to a study undertaken by Wooden Blinds Direct...



Visual software company teams up with Fresh Student Living

LiveSpace, specialist developer of fully-interactive 3D visualisation software for the property market, has announced a partnership with Fresh Student Living, in which the student accommodation management company will be deploying LiveSpace's 3D visualisation technology to increase off-plan lettings and improve student experience...





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Increasing tenant demand means landlords won’t want to be left behind in 2015

Recent research has revealed that more than half of landlords are looking to expand their property portfolio in 2015...



A new year, a new broadband package…

At a time of year when many are prone to re-evaluating their lives and the direction it is going in, now seems as good a time as any for people to reconsider their phone and broadband deals...



Don’t put up with long-term contracts: the importance of reliable and affordable internet access for students

For most students, having reliable and affordable internet access is of paramount importance. With deadlines looming and essays or dissertations to be completed, the last thing students want to be worrying about is a loss of internet connection as they put the finishing touches to their bibliography...



Moving home? What do you need to do about phone and broadband?

From January through to the spring is traditionally the busiest time of the year for people moving home and the next few months look set to be no different...