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Housing market slows as rent costs hit record high

Buying demand has slightly risen this year, with an average of 320 house buyers registered per branch, compared to 318 on...

09 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Why it's all about the timing for international investors in London

Timing is critical for international transactions in the current London property market. Currency brokers probably haven’t been as busy for a...

09 December 2019

From: Breaking News

London house prices bounce back for the first time in three years

UK city house price growth has picked up by 2.9%, underpinned by a 1% increase in London house prices, according to...

02 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Will home purchases via blockhain be the future for investment?

Home purchase via blockchain has moved one step closer thanks to the launch of NatWest and Coadjute’s mobile project. A network for...

02 December 2019

From: Breaking News

How can technology in the property sector increase homes built and sold?

The UK population is growing by more than 500,000 people each year, yet only about half the homes needed are built...

02 December 2019

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Still on track - house prices aren’t derailed by Crossrail delays

With Londoners facing further delays with Crossrail, London letting and sales agent Benham and Reeves analysed house prices along the route...

29 November 2019

From: Breaking News

How to minimise flood risk when investing in property

Understanding the flood risk of a property is the first step to managing that risk and being prepared for what the...

29 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Tories repledge higher stamp duty for foreign buyers

The Conservative Party has unveiled plans for a 3% stamp duty surcharge for non-UK tax residents who are purchasing property, which...

25 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Why are homes flying off the shelves in Scotland?

The two biggest Scottish cities - Edinburgh and Glasgow - are currently the fastest places to sell a property, with homes...

25 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Why is the UK holiday property sector attracting huge investment interest?

The UK holiday property sector is a growth industry which is attracting huge interest from property investors, says Iain Brown of...

25 November 2019

From: Breaking News

The later living sector - an opportunity for investors?

In recent weeks we have featured articles on the investment potential of retirement living and care homes. Here, Alex Pelopidas - partner at...

18 November 2019

From: Breaking News

House prices predicted to end 2019 at 4% annual growth

House prices in England and Wales are set to end the year 4.1% higher than at the end of 2018, reallymoving’s...

15 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Top tips – how to get maximum value for your rental property portfolio

Increasingly, landlords have had to adapt to stay on top of the trends within the property and lifestyle sector to boost...

08 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Brexit blight refuted by UK property market

A majority of active home sellers in the UK are unfazed by political uncertainty in 2019, and only 14% think a...

06 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Analysis - Property price increases in key global cities

There has been an overall 3.5% average year-on-year increase in the prices of properties in the 150 global cities tracked by...

06 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Can you afford enough ‘space to swing a cat’ in the UK?

Westminster and the City of London take all top ten most expensive postcodes by square foot in the UK, according to...

01 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Why are more landlords looking to remortgage?

As a landlord, it helps to understand current trends in the private rented sector and how you can maintain your buy-to-let...

31 October 2019

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Top ten buy-to-let locations for 2020 revealed

Despite the buy-to-let sector seeing a raft of changes in recent years, demand from private tenants continues to grow and the...

25 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Insight: what are Chinese tenants looking for from a London rental property?

With approximately 120,250 Chinese people living in London, accounting for 1.5% of the capital's population, and many young Chinese people coming...

21 October 2019

From: Breaking News

UK rents continue to grow as housing market slows

In September, the average rental price for a new tenancy in the UK was £967 per calendar month, up by 2.5%...

16 October 2019

From: Breaking News

French Alps: Latest ski investment hotspots revealed

As the number of luxury new-build chalets and apartments has risen at some of the most sought-after ski resorts in the...

11 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Property developer blames the South for 2019 house sales slump

The South was mostly to blame for the slump in UK property market sales following the aborted March Brexit deadline, new...

11 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Young Brits are on the move in the UK, and here’s where…

Coventry has been named the top UK housing hotspot for 18-34 year olds. The research, conducted by regulated property buyer Good Move,...

04 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Prime London stamp duty costs are enough to buy a house in 167 UK areas

Buying a detached house in the UK is cheaper than paying stamp duty in prime central London, analysis from Springbok Properties...

04 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Investment insight: where are the UK’s hottest homebuyer spots?

The latest buyer demand index from Springbok Properties has found that UK homebuyer demand dropped -2.8% to 39.5% since Q2 as...

02 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Transactions and prices drop in London’s prime postcodes

The number of prime London transactions dipped by 7% in the first half of 2019 when compared to the same period...

02 October 2019

From: Breaking News

To furnish or not to furnish? That is the question…answered by local estate agent

With Brexit causing hesitance amongst non-UK tenants within the rental sector, independent lettings and sales agent, Benham and Reeves, has looked...

27 September 2019

From: Breaking News

What does France’s property market currently look like?

Global property consultancy Knight Frank recently launched its Prime France Report, which revealed that British buyers now account for one in...

23 September 2019

From: Breaking News

House prices set to dip over next quarter

Average house prices in England and Wales are set to see an average 0.9% monthly drop over the next three months,...

20 September 2019

From: Breaking News

UK rents hit an all-time high as payments rise in all regions

The average UK rent hit an all-time high of £970 last month, according to the latest HomeLet Rental Index. The data shows...

18 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Does Size Matter for Property Investors

When it comes to property investment, the old adage is ‘location, location, location’. Any property investor that has found success will...

16 September 2019

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Very superstitious! Friday 13th could cause market to stall

Due to the superstitious nature of today's date, the property market could falter, according to Search Acumen. Research by the conveyancing firm...

13 September 2019

From: Breaking News

What is the average cost and size of London homes by borough?

New research has revealed the average size of homes by London borough, as well as how much space costs per square...

11 September 2019

From: Breaking News

UK’s most expensive cities become more affordable

The average house price in London now stands at £483,100, which is 13 times more than typical earnings in the capital,...

30 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Parts of the UK see new-build price premiums hit 108%, research finds

Springbok Properties, a Manchester-based fast sale estate agent, has revealed that new-build homes experience a huge premium in certain areas of...

30 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Activity increases in UK lettings market over summer

There was a rise in activity across the UK lettings market in July, according to the latest data from the Agency...

23 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Buyer activity in London picks up pace despite low supply

London has seen market activity climb over the first six months of the year despite the lack of properties coming up...

23 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Revealed: the UK’s hottest rental market

Stockton-on-Tees’ lettings market is seeing a significant spike in activity, according to the latest analysis from Zoopla. The property portal delivered 75%...

21 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Shop conversions ‘stubbornly low’ despite growing retail vacancy rates

The number of retail properties approved for conversions to residential property has fallen 17% in the last year, from 453 in...

21 August 2019

From: Breaking News

New property portfolio investment service launched by agent

Sales and letting agency Portico has announced the launch of Portico Portfolio, a service that will enable landlords to invest smartly...

02 August 2019

From: Breaking News

The best performing £1 million-plus property postcodes in 2019 revealed

Super-prime property portal, Vyomm, has looked at the highest average house price across England and Wales to determine the best performing...

31 July 2019

From: Breaking News

UK landlords spend £4.7 billion a year on their rental properties

Landlords in the UK are spending nearly £4.7 billion a year on their rental properties (an average of £3,134 each), according...

24 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Universities bring the UK’s highest rental yields

Research has revealed that 17 of the UK’s top 20 best postcodes for buy-to-let rental yields are located within close proximity...

19 July 2019

From: Breaking News

London’s fastest house sale market revealed

Residential homes are taking an average of 12 weeks to sell in West London, according to research from fast house sale...

19 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Prime Central London property outperforms other investments

Property in prime central London (PCL) has outperformed a range of other asset classes (including gold, farmland, antique jewellery and the...

12 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Income to buy hits £54,000 despite weaker city house price growth, Zoopla says

The average income required for a first-time buyer (FTB) to purchase a home has grown 9% since 2016 and stands at...

03 July 2019

From: Breaking News

The tide is high: an analysis of the UK coastal town property market

The top-performing 45 UK coastal towns have been revealed following analysis of Zoopla data by national estate agency Jackson-Stops. The findings –...

26 June 2019

From: Breaking News

I need a dollar! – London witnesses surge in number of US buyers

The weakness of the pound following the Brexit vote has helped to propel the number of US buyers in London to...

19 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Residential buildings account for only a tiny proportion of Green Belt development

Manchester has become the first place in England to develop more than a third of its Green Belt, analysis of new...

07 June 2019

From: Breaking News

What do landlords need to know about the deposit cap?

The Tenant Fees Act, better known simply as the tenant fees ban, is coming into force from June 1 2019. It...

24 May 2019

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The Brexit effect: EU home movers snub UK after referendum

New research has revealed that home movers from the European Union have become significantly less interested in moving to the UK...

15 May 2019

From: Breaking News

House price growth decelerates as London slowdown extends to southern cities

House prices in UK cities increased by 1.7% over the 12 months to March 2019, the same levels of growth recorded...

15 May 2019

From: Breaking News

New listings ‘sold’ in the UK fell during April, figures show

The latest data from Agency Express has revealed a slowdown across the UK property market in April. According to its Property Activity...

08 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Swindon and Strood the best locations for sellers, research reveals

New data released by Quick Move Now and Home.co.uk has revealed that Swindon and Strood are the best places to sell...

03 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Property game app launches new features for users

Virtual reality property trading app Property Magnate has launched a number of new features in recent months to enhance its user...

03 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Asking rents in London hit record high

London's average asking rents are at an all-time high of £2,093 per month following a record year-on-year price increase, new Rightmove...

26 April 2019

From: Breaking News

The best and worst places for property affordability and clean living revealed

Areas in the UK with an excellent air quality rating of over 80 were home to an average house price of...

24 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Surge in staycations offering more opportunities for holiday let investors

The weak pound and uncertainty surrounding Brexit has prompted two-thirds of Brits to take a staycation, up from 56% in 2017,...

24 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Salisbury voted as Britain’s best place to live

In a boost to a city still recovering from the scars of the Novichok poisoning scandal, Salisbury has been named as...

17 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Zoopla reveals London's most popular rental area

The E14 postcode area, which is home to Canary Wharf and the Isle of Dogs, is the capital’s most searched for...

12 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Brexit chaos pushes the number of Chinese buyers down

The current uncertainty being caused by Brexit has had a clear impact on the number of Chinese residential acquisitions in the...

12 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Research suggests property investors could earn returns of more than 20%

New research has revealed that property investors can more than double the 8% yield the average landlord aims for by making...

10 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Lettings market hits the buffers in February after strong start to the year

The UK lettings market experienced a slowdown in February after a buoyant start to the year, according to the latest findings...

29 March 2019

From: Breaking News

The best buy-to-let investment postcodes revealed

Recent research by London sales and letting agent Benham and Reeves has highlighted which areas across London and the UK offer...

27 March 2019

From: Breaking News

HMRC is targeting ‘accidental landlords’, new data finds

HMRC’s ‘Let Property Campaign’ has led to disclosures from less than 3% of eligible landlords, new data acquired by accountancy firm...

20 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Popular sitcom location tops the list for house price growth in Great Britain

The home of one of the nation’s best-loved sitcoms is currently Great Britain’s hottest market for property asking prices, new data...

15 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Renters want parking and pets, Zoopla study reveals

Parking is the most desired feature of rental homes across England, Wales and Scotland, according to new research by Zoopla. The study...

13 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Homes in Runcorn sell 21 days quicker than last year

Sellers in Runcorn, Cheshire, are seeing the fastest-moving property market outside London compared with a year ago, according to data from...

01 March 2019

From: Breaking News

New guide for London’s leaseholders launched by Sadiq Khan

A new guide designed to help London leaseholders has been released by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, with the Mayor also...

27 February 2019

From: Breaking News

AI portal provides investors with alternative to Rightmove and Zoopla

An Artificial Intelligence-powered property investment website is claiming to offer investors and landlords an alternative to property portals Rightmove and Zoopla.  One &...

20 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Price growth slips into the red after 87 months of positive data

Average overall price growth in England and Wales has slipped into the red, according to Home.co.uk’s February Asking Price Index. This...

15 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Unlocking Slough, the key to your next investment

As London continues to wane in popularity for investors and renters alike – with increasing numbers of people moving out of...

14 February 2019

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UK property market enjoys strong start to 2019

The UK’s property market experienced a promising first month of 2019, according to the latest data from the Agency Express Property...

13 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Rental growth slowdown looms over UK regions

Annual rental growth in the UK (excluding London) is at its lowest point in nearly six years, according to the latest...

13 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Property market in Spain set to grow steadily in 2019

Spain’s property market is set for steady growth in 2019, according to Lucas Fox International Properties. With 2018 proving to be another...

01 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Rents in Europe’s major cities on the increase, research finds

Rental prices in major European cities are on the rise, according to research by housing platform HousingAnywhere. The HousingAnywhere European Rent Index...

30 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Fixed rate mortgage market sees big reductions in costs

Two, three and five-year fixed rate mortgages have all dropped in cost over the past 12 months, according to Mortgage Brain’s...

30 January 2019

From: Breaking News

UK investors turn to US as home market cools

Sentiment among UK property investors towards the US has risen dramatically over the past year as enthusiasm for their home market...

23 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Scotland dominates list of UK property hotspots in 2018

Glasgow and Edinburgh have seen house prices rise faster than any other major UK town or city in 2018, according to...

21 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Where are the cheapest and most expensive places to sell a property in London?

London has the highest traditional estate agent fees in the country at 1.70%, according to price comparison site NetAnAgent.com. Fees in the...

21 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Which property types produce the best yields?

Online buy-to-let agency yieldit recently revealed the property types which produce the greatest yields, offering a key insight for landlords who...

19 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Overall asking prices will remain flat in 2019, Rightmove predicts

The national average asking price of property coming to market is to remain flat at 0% in 2019, according to a...

12 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Are these PropTech disruptors game-changers for property investment?

PropTech has been something of a buzzword in recent years – a rising trend which sees internet-savvy startups launch digital and...

07 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Half of home movers move less than 10 miles

Just under half (48%) of property movers move less than 10 miles from their current home, with just 27% moving less...

07 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Propertymark’s analysis offers overview of 2018 property market

Propertymark has studied its sales and lettings data to reveal trends from the year, with the findings revealing that first-time buyer...

05 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Overseas investors boosted by Brexit uncertainty and weak pound

Brexit uncertainty is continuing to drive foreign investment in the UK, research by CashbackRemortgages.co.uk has claimed. A third of multi-million pound homes...

30 November 2018

From: Breaking News

AI-powered website aims to help investors find deal of a lifetime

A property investment company, One & Only Pro, has launched its online offering after spending two years developing its complex algorithms...

30 November 2018

From: Breaking News

The rise and rise of the bridging loan

Bridging loan finance continues to grow amidst low interest rates, Brexit uncertainty and mortgage lender caution, Commercial Trust Limited research has...

30 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Mixed movement in BTL market as mortgage costs waver

Fresh figures from Mortgage Brain’s product data analysis show that the buy-to-let (BTL) mortgage market remains ‘unsettled’, with mixed movement seen...

28 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Blackpool’s property market performs strongly ahead of digital rollout

Blackpool’s property market is set to exceed a valuation of £250m this year, with the total spent on sales growing by...

23 November 2018

From: Breaking News

More and more millennials are investing in property crowdfunding

An increasing number of millennials are turning to property crowdfunding as they struggle to get on the property ladder, according to...

23 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Research suggests Blackpool is home to the UK’s hottest property market

The popular seaside resort of Blackpool is currently home to one of the UK’s hottest property markets, according to research carried...

21 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Hackney witnesses highest increase in house price growth of any London borough

Hackney has seen the highest rate of house price growth of all London boroughs in the last 20 years, according to...

21 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Plymouth revealed as the top location for student landlords

Plymouth has been named as the top location for landlords investing in purpose-built student accommodation, data from online buy-to-let agency yieldit has...

16 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Significant increase in number of renters looking to buy

New data from AA Financial Services recently revealed that the number of British adults who say they want to move from...

09 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Cost of two, three and five-year mortgages back on the rise

Mortgage costs are back on the rise after two successive quarters in which there were a number of cost and rate...

07 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Research reveals best locations for buy-to-let investment

Online estate agency yieldit has unveiled the best buy-to-let locations in England and Wales. The new data, gathered from the agency's current...

26 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Average price of leasehold houses rises considerably faster than freeholds

Property investment platform British Pearl has revealed that ‘ruthless’ developers are cashing in on ‘abusive’ leasehold homes, with prices surging 16...

17 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Brexit causing concern among landlords despite steady rental growth

Brexit concerns continue to loom large for landlords despite average UK rental values growing steadily over the last month. That’s according...

17 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Joint report suggests activity in lettings market is robust, but rental supply falls

A joint report by Reapit and Dataloft has revealed that the letting market is witnessing significant activity, with viewings up 13.3%...

12 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Revealed: how much the nation’s favourite fictional TV homes would be worth

A comprehensive property guide offering realistic market values for some of the best-known fictional homes has been created by quick house...

05 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Indian cities dominate Knight Frank Index

The average value of a property in 150 cities worldwide increased by 4.3% in the year to June 2018, according to...

05 October 2018

From: Breaking News

UK property market spikes in September after traditional summer slowdown

The latest data from the Agency Express Property Activity Index revealed a healthy increase in housing activity during September following the...

03 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Income required to buy a home rises by almost a quarter since 2015

The minimum income first-time buyers require to purchase a home in the UK has rocketed by 18% in the past three...

28 September 2018

From: Breaking News

It’s official! No more £100,000 properties for sale in London

The death of the £100,000 property in London is now official, with research revealing that there are now no properties for...

26 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Leave-voting areas exhibit the most confidence in property market

Brexit voting areas are displaying the most confidence in the property market, stats released by comparison site NetAnAgent have revealed. While the...

19 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Liverpool property market approaches £1 billion milestone ahead of digital switch-over

Liverpool’s property market is set to reach a £1 billion valuation this year as the total spent on house sales has...

05 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Spike in number of people using equity release to buy new property

There has been a striking rise in the number of people using equity release to buy a new property, according to...

31 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Age of average buy-to-let investor falls, research reveals

The average age of buy-to-let investors has dropped by 10 years since 2014, according to analysis by Manchester-based estate agent yieldit. Analysing...

24 August 2018

From: Breaking News

House prices on the up since Brexit, research reveals

UK house prices have risen by 7.3% since the Brexit vote, according to the latest Land Registry house price data. Now, in...

22 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Planning permission more likely to be approved in affluent London boroughs

London boroughs with an average house price of over £1 million are more likely to have planning permissions approved, according to...

22 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Rental prices boom in West London’s development hotspots

Strong price growth across a number of West London boroughs has been reported by rental brand Residently. W12, which covers the thriving...

17 August 2018

From: Breaking News

How to get the best ROI on your holiday let

For years, buy-to-let has been heralded as the most lucrative form of property investment. For those with money to invest, the...

17 August 2018

From: Breaking News

NLA warns that Scottish rental reforms could put Edinburgh festivals at risk

New data has revealed that the Scottish Government’s private rental reforms are shaking up the sector, with rental property sales outdoing...

15 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Rents in private rental sector increase in line with RPI

Residential rent rises in the private rental sector (PRS) have been closely tied to the rate of inflation and retail price...

10 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Prices for prime waterfront properties continue to command a premium

Prices for prime waterfront properties are as much as 80% higher than comparable properties inland, climbing to 133% for properties with...

01 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Rising rents in UK hit 10-month high

The number of tenants experiencing rent hikes rose to 35% in June, up from 28% in May – the highest figure...

01 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Bexley revealed as the most affordable place to rent in London

Bexley in South East London, is the cheapest place to rent in London for those living as a group of four,...

01 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Female landlords still struggle to close the gender pay gap

The income women earn from property investment is lower than that of their male counterparts, according to new data from Knight...

25 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Expert view - finding the gaps in the student rental market

Student housing is increasingly becoming an attractive prospect for investment, with a 17% increase in investment in student accommodation in the...

18 July 2018

From: Breaking News

West London maintains its desirability among buyers and investors

Areas of West London had a higher than average percentage of properties selling within the first three months of being on...

13 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Prime country house prices continue to grow steadily, says Knight Frank

In the first half of 2018, prime country house prices have increased by 0.9%, according to the latest data from Knight...

04 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Affordability and stamp duty are disrupting the UK property market – Knight Frank

The number of homes sold in London was lower than any other part of England and Wales last year, according to...

13 June 2018

From: Breaking News

UK rents on the rise, figures show

The average rent in the UK reached £919 in May, up by 2% on the same time last year, according to...

08 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Activity in the property market spiked in May, research reveals

There was a spike in property market activity in May after the usual seasonal slowdown in April, according to Agency Express’s...

06 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Valencia’s competitive property prices attract investors

Spain’s third city is now seeing steady gains and attracting investors following the fall of its property prices and the number...

01 June 2018

From: Breaking News

High volume of farmland stock set to come to market, claims Carter Jonas

New data from property consultancy Carter Jonas has revealed that a high volume of farmland stock is set to come to...

25 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Place in the sun ambitions rekindled by sterling’s improved performance

The amount spent on European property by Britons has increased by two thirds. That is according to data released by international...

25 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Average UK rents drop for the first time in six years

The UK has seen average rents decrease for the first time since 2017 during the first quarter of 2018, according to...

18 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Tower Hamlets tops list of London’s quietest boroughs

The quietest boroughs in London have been revealed in new research carried out by homebuilder Barratt London. With recent concerns raised over...

18 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Spain still the most popular destination for expats

Spain is still the top choice when it comes to Brits retiring to Europe, new figures from the Office for National...

04 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Airbnb listings in the capital soar

Airbnb has seen a 43% jump in listings in the last 12 months, with the number of entire properties on the...

02 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Holiday let hotspots on The Tour de Yorkshire revealed

New research has revealed the best hotspots for holiday rentals along the route of The Tour de Yorkshire, which kicks off...

02 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Serious investors ramp-up while accidental landlords sell-up, report shows

New research from Simple Landlords Insurance has revealed accidental and part-time landlords feel most negative about legislative changes and their future. The...

27 April 2018

From: Breaking News

Prime central London bounces back from stamp duty impact

Prime central London has seen a 2% increase in trading volumes in the year to February 2018 compared to the previous...

11 April 2018

From: Breaking News

Knight Frank analyses prime price movements in decade since crash

Fresh research examining the movement of prime residential prices in the world’s top cities since the start of the financial crisis,...

23 March 2018

From: Breaking News

London now has two commuter belts, agency research claims

New research by London estate agent James Pendelton has revealed that the capital now has two distinct commuter belts, with prices...

23 March 2018

From: Breaking News

Brits budget £320k to buy rather than rent

One in eight Brits looking to move in the next twelve months have an average budget of £322,000 in order to...

09 March 2018

From: Breaking News

Sunderland once again revealed as the worst place to sell a property

Sunderland is the slowest city in England for selling property, according to a new report by Ready Steady Sell. The study, carried...

07 March 2018

From: Breaking News

Large regional cities set for house price surge

Edinburgh, Birmingham and Manchester are among the top regional cities set for an increase in house prices over the next four...

28 February 2018

From: Breaking News

New homes sales dominated by East London in 2017

Eastern postcodes dominated the sale of new homes in the capital last year, according to fresh research by Dexters and Stirling...

28 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Sales still nowhere near pre-crash levels, research finds

Property sales in the UK have still not recovered to anywhere close to their pre-2008 levels, a decade on from the...

16 February 2018

From: Breaking News

BTL lending margins squeezed as lenders competed in 2017

Lenders absorbed more costs to keep their rates competitive in the last quarter of 2017, according to the latest results of...

16 February 2018

From: Breaking News

London prices drop as Midlands market continues to gain momentum

The London property market continues to struggle as the number of properties on the market increases while prices deflate, according to...

14 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Auctions power ahead while estate agent sales dwindle

The auction market continues to prosper while estate agent sales are still struggling, according to research conducted by Auction House. The auctioneer...

14 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Ideal Home Show reveals its line-up of property stars

The Ideal Home Show 2018, held at Olympia London from 17 March to 2 April, has announced its line-up of property...

09 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Average UK rents increased more slowly in 2017

The Deposit Protection Service (The DPS) has found that average UK rents increased at less than half the rate during 2017...

07 February 2018

From: Breaking News

South East challenges London for BTL market share

The South East nearly caught London for buy-to-let purchase market share during 2017. That's according to new annual data from Commercial Trust Limited. Last...

07 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Foreign owners’ property register will bridge information gap

The UK Government has recently announced their plans to introduce a new public register that will compel foreign companies who own...

07 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Outdated house price indices misleading buyers and sellers

The most well-known house price indices in the UK are publishing out-of-date statistics and misleading buyers and sellers, according to recent...

02 February 2018

From: Breaking News

The Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2018 announces last call for entry

The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show, which has already seen 85% of its stand capacity being snapped up by exhibitors, has...

12 January 2018

From: Breaking News

New lender criteria did not deter landlords in 2017, says Accord

Landlords showed extreme resilience in 2017, new data has revealed, with 57% of the mortgage applications received by Accord Buy To...

12 January 2018

From: Breaking News

BTL landlords still set to benefit from tax relief despite changes

Analysis by London estate agent ludlowthompson has revealed that UK buy-to-let landlords will still benefit from £16.7 billion worth of tax...

10 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Rising number of homebuyers faced flood risk in 2017

The inaugural Homebuyer Urban Flood Risk Report has found that nearly one in seven UK homebuyers faced a potential flood risk...

05 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Sourced grows its number of franchisees

Sourced, the property franchise company based in Warrington, have expanded to eight franchisees throughout the UK just over three months after...

06 December 2017

From: Breaking News

Average prices rise month on month in the UK

Prices rose across the UK in October compared to the previous month, according to fresh research conducted by the Mortgage Advice...

29 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Research outlines where the world’s millennial millionaires reside

Research has revealed there are more than twice as many millennial millionaires in US cities than anywhere else in the world. The...

24 November 2017

From: Breaking News

The Homebuilding & Renovating Show witness busiest ever year

With over 102,000 total visitors in 2017, The Homebuilding & Renovating Show saw its busiest year ever. The show, which witnessed a...

24 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let mortgage costs remain stable despite changes and uncertainty

The cost of buy-to-let mortgages has remained mostly unaffected by the second phase of Prudential Regulation Authority changes, coupled with months...

17 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Auction House joins forces with Loveitts to boost Midlands presence

Auction House has been joined by Loveitts, bolstering the company’s total number of nationwide auction rooms to 41. Originally forming in 1843,...

15 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Northern England starts to have greater influence over the BTL market

The proportion of new buy-to-let purchase applications in Northern England has grown year-on-year for Q3 2017, according to a fresh report...

03 November 2017

From: Breaking News

More planning permissions granted than in 2007

Successful planning applications in England are up 6% since 2007, according to fresh data from Pure Commercial Finance. Planning for a major...

01 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Research reveals mortgage costs falling again despite possible rate rise

The cost of mortgages has continued to fall despite the regular warnings of interest and mortgage rate rises. After the UK’s economy...

27 October 2017

From: Breaking News

English Market Towns will cost investors an extra £30k

Property purchasers aspiring to invest in one of the UK’s market towns face paying a price premium of over £30,000 when...

25 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Average prime home counties rents on the rise

The latest data from Knight Frank has revealed that the number of agreed tenancies for prime home counties properties has increased...

20 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Sales of flats collapse due to lack of demand from FTBs

First-time buyers in London are taking a step back to wait for a reasonable deal, causing a lack of demand in...

18 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Demand for London accommodation from Europeans remains strong

The number of European citizens searching for accommodation in London remains high despite concerns about Brexit, new research by Spotahome found. The...

18 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Farmland values in UK drop by an average of 10%

New data from Carter Jonas has revealed that farmland values throughout the UK have declined by more than 10% in the...

13 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Landlords over 55 entitled to £50bn through equity release

Buy-to-let landlords in the UK over the age of 55 could be entitled to almost £50 billion via equity release, Retirement...

13 October 2017

From: Breaking News

UK new property supply up by over a fifth in September

September saw the highest number of new sellers listing their properties in any single month in the past two years, according...

06 October 2017

From: Breaking News

London Bridge revealed as the capital’s top rental location

Fresh data from rental accommodation platform Spotahome has revealed that London Bridge is the most searched for area for mid to...

06 October 2017

From: Breaking News

England’s new homes shortfall will reach over 1m by 2022

England has encountered a rift between new build completions and new households being added to the population after a slow output...

04 October 2017

From: Breaking News

The Luxury Property Show returns to London Olympia once again

The world’s top ten reported property sales were all priced above $100 million for the first time in the year to...

29 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Europeans expect rising house prices over the next 12 months

Three in five (59%) consumers across Europe believe that prices will rise over the next 12 months, according to the ING...

15 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Spanish property sales up 19% in June

There has been a sharp increase in the number of home sales in Spain, according to the latest figures from the...

01 September 2017

From: Breaking News

UK house prices set to soar

The price of the average UK home will rise by more than 50% in the next 10 years, say online estate...

01 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Serviced office take-up soars in the UK

Serviced office take up across the UK has more than doubled in the first half of this year, reaching 1.07 million...

29 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Housebuilding in England at highest level since 2008

The number of new build homes being started across England is at its highest level since 2008, the government claims. Fresh figures...

25 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Asking prices in the UK fall

The average asking price of property coming on to the market has dropped by 0.9%, or £2,758, this month, according to...

21 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Asian property investors target trophy assets in London

There has been a sharp rise in amount of money Asian investors, particularly from China, are investing in London’s commercial property...

21 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Property sales and prices are falling in Canada

Canada’s property market continues to run out of steam, with the latest data from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) revealing...

18 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Fewer investors using gifted deposits

The number of investors using gifted deposits, a sum of money that is given by a family member forming all or...

17 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Second charge lending surges 33% in June

The second charge mortgage market saw new business increase 33% by value and 22% by volume in June compared with the...

17 August 2017

From: Breaking News

UK house price growth continues to slow

Growth in UK property prices increased at a slower pace of 4.9% in June, down from 5% a month earlier, according...

16 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Mortgage arrears and possession rates falling

The number of mortgages in arrears of 2.5% or more of the outstanding balance fell during the second quarter of 2017. This...

15 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Property price growth is coming to a standstill

Residential property prices in the UK increased at the slowest rate in over four years in July, due to ongoing political...

11 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Understanding MEES – a guide for landlords

In just a few months the minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES) for commercially rented properties will come into force. From 1 April...

09 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Foreign homebuyers surge 30% in Montreal

There was a 30% rise in the number of foreign buyers of property in Montreal in the first half of this...

09 August 2017

From: Breaking News

UK house prices are ‘back on the rise again’

UK house price growth may be easing, according to the latest Halifax data, but it has been suggested that there are...

08 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Sharp rise in mortgage choice for homebuyers

The number of mortgage products has continued to rise, with the volume of deals on the market having increased by 61%...

08 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime central London property sales improve slightly

There was a marginal increase in the number of residential property sales in prime central London in the first half of...

03 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Home, buildings and critical illness protection: Do you have enough?

If you’re not fully covered when it comes to protecting your home and health then you’re not alone. A recent UK...

03 August 2017

From: Breaking News

UK arable farmland values now stand at up to £10k an acre

The average value of bare agricultural land in England and Wales fell by 1.7% to £7,313 an acre in the second...

03 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Rich property investors target ‘trophy’ assets in London’s West End

Property investors acquiring commercial property in London’s West End continue to target ‘trophy’ assets, with around £3.9bn spent on properties in...

31 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Chinese investors set new record acquiring US real estate

Chinese investors maintained their leading position regarding dollar sales for the fourth consecutive year by spending a record high $31.7bn (£24.1bn)...

31 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Office-take up for year to date in central London rises 23% on 2016

Office take-up in central London in the first half of 2017 has reached 5.5 million sq ft, marking a 23% increase...

28 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Equity release remains popular with older homeowners in the UK

Equity release continues to grow among UK homeowners in the UK with activity hitting more than £700m in the second quarter...

28 July 2017

From: Breaking News

London is a ‘strange market’ filled with people living in unsuitable properties

It is undoubtedly a buyer’s market in London at the moment, with those who are looking to buy prime property in...

27 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Property asking prices slashed across London as market stalls

Many vendors in London are now reducing the asking price of their homes by tens of thousands of pounds as the...

26 July 2017

From: Breaking News

UK property market slowdown: What factors are to blame?

Recent months have seen the UK property market starting to slow down. So what has caused this, and will it change? Whilst...

25 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Strong demand for residential land in areas where ‘housing need is greatest’

The average price of urban brownfield land rose 1.2% in the second quarter of 2017, and by 6.3% year-on-year, fresh data...

24 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Analysis of mainstream mortgages shows ‘strong mix of rate and cost reductions’

Mortgage costs and rates fell during the second quarter of the year, according to the latest figures. Mortgage Brain’s quarterly product data...

20 July 2017

From: Breaking News

UK house price growth continues to slow

Growth in residential property prices in the UK continued to slow, but the cost of the average home still increased by...

19 July 2017

From: Breaking News

New home prices rise in Canada

New home prices in Canada continued to increase month-on-month in May, led by growth in Toronto and Vancouver, according to the...

17 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Asking prices ‘remain muted’ despite high demand from buyers

Asking prices for residential properties in England and Wales have remained broadly unchanged  over the past month, as price sensitive homebuyers...

17 July 2017

From: Breaking News

The number of BTL landlords registering to buy property is down 30% y-o-y

There has been a sharp decline in the number of buy-to-let property acquisitions, following the government’s decision to introduce the 3%...

14 July 2017

From: Breaking News

UK housing market hit by political uncertainty, says RICS

Residential property price growth in the UK has fallen to its lowest level for almost a year as political uncertainty continues...

14 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Slowdown in UK housing market ‘doesn't mark the start of a sustained fall in prices’

UK house price growth may have currently flattened to the lowest level since 2013, but this does not necessarily mean that...

10 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Tech firms dominate take up in central London

Companies operating in the tech and media (TMT) sector have accounted for the greatest proportion of take-up in central London so...

10 July 2017

From: Breaking News

House price growth across world’s major cities hits highest level since Q4 2013

The average price of a home across 150 cities worldwide increased by 6.9% in the 12 months to March 2017, the...

06 July 2017

From: Breaking News

UK rents fall for the second consecutive month

UK rental prices fell for the second month in a row in June, according to the latest HomeLet Rental Index. The data...

05 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Sales activity picking up for prime country homes in the UK

There was a marginal rise in prime country prices in the UK in the second quarter of the year, thanks in...

05 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Sharp rise in investors forced to sell to pay off interest-only mortgage debts

A growing number of investors are being forced to sell their homes in order to pay off their interest-only mortgages, according...

29 June 2017

From: Breaking News

More affordable housing and not small deposit mortgage deals needed

The recent surge in small deposit mortgage deals for first-time buyers is good news for purchasers, especially first-time buyers. Recently released data...

29 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Housing demand falls amid election uncertainty

There has been a fall in demand for homes across much of the UK, enabling buyers to negotiate better prices, fresh...

28 June 2017

From: Breaking News

House prices rebound in June – Nationwide

Residential property price in the UK rebounded in June after falling for three months, fresh data from Nationwide has revealed. House prices...

28 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Demand falls due to ‘increasing house prices and limited housing stock’

Mortgage approvals and household credit growth both slowed last month, adding to growing signs that prospective purchasers in the UK are...

27 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Average lot size of deals in the City of London hits almost £110m in May

The average lot size for commercial property investments in the City of London reached almost £110m last month, up 52% on...

27 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Strong demand fuels surge in Portugal house prices

Residential property prices in Portugal increased by 7.9% in the first quarter of this year, compared with the same period of...

26 June 2017

From: Breaking News

One year on: Buyers and sellers undeterred by ‘Brexit scaremongering’

It has been exactly one year since Britain voted to leave the European Union by 52% to 48%, and while the...

23 June 2017

From: Breaking News

US home sales rebound as prices hit new high

Residential property sales in the US rebounded last month following a fall in April, helping to drive up prices in the...

23 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Rents continue to rise in Spain

Rental asking prices are increasing fast across many parts of Spain, particularly in hot markets like Barcelona and the Balearics; an...

22 June 2017

From: Breaking News

UK home sales set to drop significantly amid political uncertainty

Residential property transactions in May dropped by 3.3% on the previous month, following two successive months of growth, in what could...

22 June 2017

From: Breaking News

How much have home prices increased by since end of The Great Recession in 2009?

Eight years of quantitative easing (QE) and record low interest rates is estimated to have cost savers more than £160bn, but...

21 June 2017

From: Breaking News

UK property price growth is ‘occurring at an unattainable rate’

The average asking price in the UK fell 0.4% in June compared with the previous month according to new data released...

20 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Housing shortage drives up property prices in Scotland

Residential property prices rose by an average of £3,217 north of the border in April, the latest Your Move’s Scotland House...

19 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Housing output in Scotland continues to flatline

Overall housing output north of the border continued to flatline with just 88 more homes, the equivalent of around 1%, built...

19 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Canadian home prices could fall up to 40%, warns Capital Economics

Residential property prices in Canada could fall by as much as 40% over the next five years, led by falls in...

18 June 2017

From: Breaking News

UK house prices proving resilient despite political uncertainty

Britain’s housing market is once again proving resilient despite political turmoil caused by Theresa May’s decision to call a snap general...

14 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Top 10 global investment property hotspots

There was a 6.5% increase in global house prices in the year to March 2017, the highest annual rate of growth...

13 June 2017

From: Breaking News

New government urged to make housing ‘a top priority’

The Conservative party, assuming it is able to form a new government, is being urged to make tacking the growing housing...

09 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Government’s SDLT reform has ‘shattered the property market’

The government’s decision to introduce stamp duty land tax (SDLT) reforms 12 months ago has had an adverse impact on the...

08 June 2017

From: Breaking News

The days of surging UK house prices ‘are gone’

The tide has definitely turned against the seller in the UK housing market, a leading property expert has yesterday, following the...

02 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Urban residential land values continue to rise across the UK

Urban brownfield land prices continued to increase across the UK during the first quarter of the year, while prices even remained...

31 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Low interest rates will ‘continue to support demand’ for property

Cheap borrowing levels should boost demand for property across the UK in the coming months, despite a recent fall in the...

26 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Growing signs of confidence returning to Aberdeenshire property market

Confidence is returning to the Aberdeenshire property market, according to local experts. Following a somewhat turbulent few years in which local property...

25 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Property market remains a safe haven amid political unrest

The UK will remain a property safe haven despite the upcoming general election and Brexit, new research shows. The study of 1,100...

24 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Transaction volumes fall 3.2% in April

Property transactions fell in April this year, down 3.2% on March’s total, according to the latest figures from HM Revenue &...

24 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Scottish housing market remains ‘stable and reliable’

There was a sharp rise in the number of property transactions north of the border in March, as demand for property...

22 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let lending for property purchase plummets 80%

The number of property investors looking to invest in the buy-to-let market continued to fall last month as a result of...

18 May 2017

From: Breaking News

650 reasons not to worry about student intake from the EU in 2017

You may have noticed a renewed flurry of post-referendum pessimism in early February as UCAS published its January 2017 deadline application...

17 May 2017

From: Sponsored Content

UK house prices stall amid affordability issues

Annual house price growth continues to slow, as affordability issues deter many prospective homebuyers. With 2017 proving to be a rather challenging time...

17 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Most U.S. homes are worth less than before the real estate crash of 2007

Despite the recovery in housing markets across some part of the U.S. in recent years, most notably in large metropolitan areas,...

12 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Lack of property for sale in the UK intensifies as new listings drop by 4%

April is traditionally a busy time for the UK housing market, but fewer homeowners put their properties up for sale last...

11 May 2017

From: Breaking News

House prices in Ireland set to soar as demand outstrips supply

Residential property prices in Ireland look set to increase as demand for property continues to pick up, while the number of...

05 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Spanish property market continues to pick up

A fresh residential property market report shows that Spanish property prices edged higher in March. The latest Spanish Property Insight House Price...

04 May 2017

From: Breaking News

House prices fall in Sydney for first time in 18 months

House prices in Sydney dipped for the first time in 18 months in April, according to new data, as regulators continue...

02 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Bridging lending falls marginally

Annual gross bridging lending dropped slightly in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest Bridging Trends data. The figures...

26 April 2017

From: Breaking News

House prices surge 20% in the west of Ireland

Residential property prices continued to increase across most parts of Ireland in the year to the end of February, led by...

25 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Typical property asking price up £3.5k in April 2017

Homeowners across the UK planning to sell up are being warned of the risks of listing their home at an unrealistic...

24 April 2017

From: Breaking News

West End average deal size hits new record

The average deal size in London’s West End hit a new quarterly record of £86m in the first quarter of 2017,...

24 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Retirement lending market set to double in size over the next decade

The size of the retirement lending market in the UK looks set to soar over the next 10 years as lending...

18 April 2017

From: Breaking News

UK house prices ‘prove unshakeable’ as growth picks up

More than nine months on from the historic Brexit vote, and home buyers are now paying 1.3% on average more for...

14 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Cheap borrowing and a severe lack of supply will ‘support’ UK house prices

UK house price may growth may have slowed to a four year low in March, but indications are that prices will...

14 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Gavriel Merkado, REalyse CEO & Founder

Q: What does it say on your business card? Gavriel Merkado, Founder and CEO of REalyse Q: Who are REalyse? REalyse is a big data...

13 April 2017

From: 60 Second Interview

The UK housing market ‘is starting to look livelier’

More home loans were secured to buy property in the UK during the first two months of 2017 than any year...

12 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Softening housing market in London offers inventors ‘better value for money’

London’s housing market continues to slow, with the latest figures revealing that prices increased at their slowest rate for nearly five...

12 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Remortgage levels at eight-year peak

Levels of remortgaging reached the highest level for eight years in February, while the average amount borrowed fell, according to new...

12 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Number of homes listed for sale increase across the UK

The number of new properties listed for sale across the UK was up 21.7% in March compared to February, fresh figures...

06 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Over a third of home sales in England and Wales fall through before completion

More than a third of home sales fell through in the UK prior to completion during the first quarter of the...

05 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Australian house price growth surges to seven-year high

Residential property prices in Australia are increasing at their fastest pace in seven years, fuelling growing fears about a property bubble...

04 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Squeeze on consumers weighs on UK property market

Growing economic uncertainty in the UK is starting to weigh on consumer confidence and willingness to engage in major transactions such...

03 April 2017

From: Breaking News

UK home sales hit 10-year high in February

UK home sales agreed by estate agents increased to a 10-year high in February, suggesting that confidence in the housing market...

31 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Central London housebuilding collapses 75% as prices continue to fall

The number of new homes breaking ground in central London has plunged by 75% year-on-year as housebuilders put planned projects on...

31 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Chinese investors target Malaysia’s property market

Property investors from China have replaced those from Singapore as the largest group of foreign property buyers in Malaysia, fresh figures...

31 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Are illegal gas fitters putting your property investments at risk?

A number of property investors across the UK are potentially putting their property investments at risk of major gas incidents, such...

28 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Fall in property sales threatens London’s status as economic powerhouse

Residential property sales across many parts of the UK will fall in the year ahead, especially in London, if demand for...

28 March 2017

From: Breaking News

US investors target homes in Ireland

Property investors in the US flocked to an Irish property show in Boston last week with a view to taking advantage...

27 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Spain sees a sharp rise in residential property sales

The number of Spanish homes changing hands increased significantly in January, the latest figures show. Data from the Association of Spanish Notaries...

23 March 2017

From: Breaking News

House prices in England and Wales ‘remain indestructible’

House prices were at the forefront of the EU debate in the run-up to last year’s referendum, with various experts, including...

22 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Homeowners on standard variable rates overpaying by almost £3,200 a year

Homeowners with a standard variable rate (SVR) mortgage could be spending almost £3,200 a year - or £266 a month -...

22 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Estate agent claims 10 buyers are now chasing each property for sale

There are currently 10 buyers chasing every property on the market across England and Wales, according to a leading estate agency firm. haart,...

21 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Central London property prices hit record high

The average price of a home in central London hit a new high of £1,818,262 in 2016, thanks largely to a rally...

21 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Shortage of ‘suitable property for sale’ drives up asking prices

Asking prices in the housing market in England and Wales continued to rise in March, led by gains in the Midlands,...

20 March 2017

From: Breaking News

The widening gulf between salaries and house prices is “extremely worrying”

Residential property prices in England and Wales now cost 7.6 times the average income, up from 3.6 times earnings in 1997,...

20 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Canada existing home sales up 5.2% in February

Sales of existing residential properties in Canada increased by 5.2% in February compared with the previous month, marking the highest monthly...

17 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Mortgage borrowing at near two-year low, says CML

Mortgage lending to home buyers fell to a near two-year low in January amid a ‘stubbornly persistent’ lull in moving activity,...

15 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Investors in Australia eye less conventional finance options

With banks in Australia continuing to tighten their investor lending criteria, a growing number of investors looking to invest in property...

14 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Europe’s key investment markets unveiled

Fresh analysis of the investment climate of 20 European cities shows that Paris remains the number one hotspot for those looking...

10 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Sellers return to test the UK housing market

Supply of property increased during February, as sellers returned to the test the housing market, according to the latest research from...

09 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Chinese property investors are losing interest in the U.S.

A growing number of Chinese investors are shunning the U.S. property market, deterred by President Donald Trump’s stance on protectionism, while...

08 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Property transactions see a ‘marked upturn’ across prime central London

Despite ongoing political and economic uncertainty, there has been a major improvement in sales volumes throughout prime central London as purchasers...

07 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Low rates boosts remortgage market activity in the UK

There was a surge in remortgage activity in 2016, which peaked in Q4, as more borrowers opted for longer term fixed...

07 March 2017

From: Breaking News

UK property market remains robust despite slight slowdown

The UK property market remains strong despite a marginal slowdown in activity levels last month, new data shows. The latest analysis of...

06 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Brexit fails to dent British demand for French property

As Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to trigger Article 50 to start Britain’s complex negotiations to exit the European Union, it...

06 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Fewer Britons buying property in Spain post-Brexit

There has been a significant fall in British demand for Spanish homes since the EU referendum, despite the overall Spanish housing...

03 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Low borrowing costs and shortage of homes for sale will ‘support prices’

A chronic lack of homes for sale and historically low mortgage borrowing costs will continue to push UK house prices even...

02 March 2017

From: Breaking News

U.S. home sales hit 10-year high

U.S. home resales rose to a 10-year high in January despite higher prices and mortgage rates, suggesting that confidence in the...

01 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Confidence in UK housing market remains strong

The UK housing market remains remarkably solid, as reflected by the 4.9% increase in the volume of residential property transactions between...

22 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Canadian home prices rise further

Residential property prices in Canada continued to increase in January, led by gains in Toronto’s red-hot housing market, fresh figures show. The...

22 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Number of office to residential conversions drops 19% year-on-year

A lack of funding and uncertainty over Brexit contributed to a sharp decline in the volume of office to residential conversions...

21 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Remortgaging continues to increase amid rate rise fears

Concerns that interest rates could rise sooner than markets currently expect has triggered an increase in remortgaging activity, a new study...

21 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Scottish house prices rise 2.2%

The average price of a home in Scotland in December 2016 increased by 2.2% compared with the previous year to reach...

17 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Investment in London jumps to £4.1bn in Q4 2016 – CBRE

Investment volumes in London increased to £4.1bn in the final quarter of 2016, the latest Property Perspective report from CBRE shows.  The...

09 February 2017

From: Breaking News

US property returns fall to 7-year low

The core US property market has produced its lowest annualised return since 2009, fresh data from the National Council of Real...

08 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Spanish politicians call for rent controls in Barcelona and Madrid

Rental prices are continuing to race ahead across some of Spain’s main cities, led by gains in Barcelona and Madrid, where...

06 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Shortage of UK homes means prices will hold up

A chronic shortage of homes for sale is pushing house prices in the UK even higher, a property investment specialist has...

03 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Specialist finance provider reviews products to suit investor needs

Specialist lender Together has increased its maximum mortgage loan amount to £1m to enable more investors to invest in property in light of...

02 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Sales of prime central London properties continue to fall but prices pick up

Transaction volumes in prime central property have dipped further as a result of changes in residential taxation, Brexit and global economic...

01 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Bridging lending increases by 11.5% in 2016

Demand for bridging loans surged last year, as a growing number of property investors turned to short-term finance solutions, which typically...

01 February 2017

From: Breaking News

UK shopping centre investment reached £3bn in 2016

In the region of £3bn was invested into UK shopping centres in 2016 thanks mainly to a bounce back in activity...

27 January 2017

From: Breaking News

UK housing market remains remarkably resilient

Home sales in the UK increased in December compared with the previous month, but were significantly lower than 12 months earlier,...

26 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Loan write-offs fall sharply in the commercial property sector

The number of commercial property loans being written off has dropped to its lowest level since the credit crunch, fresh figures...

25 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Average asking prices in Britain break £300,000 barrier, says Rightmove

Asking prices for homes in Britain have increased marginally in the last month, while demand on the house-hunting website Rightmove has...

16 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Australia’s property price growth set to slow in 2017

Residential property price growth is set to slow across Australia this year due to low wage growth and inflation, along with...

15 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Rising levels of mortgage approvals ‘hint at a surge in purchases to come’

The number of homes changing hands in the UK look set to rise over the next few months, as reflected by...

12 January 2017

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UK house prices remain ‘reassuringly resilient’

Residential property prices were at the forefront of the Brexit debate in the run-up to the EU referendum, with the now...

10 January 2017

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U.S. home prices up 5.1% in October

Residential property prices in 20 major cities monitored across the U.S. maintained steady growth in October as demand continued to outstrip...

06 January 2017

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Spanish property prices remain stable

A new residential property market report shows that Spanish property prices have remained broadly stable over the last 12 months. The latest Spanish...

05 January 2017

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Proof that property is better than a pension

For many people investing in residential properly remains an attractive income investment at a time of low saving rates and stock...

21 December 2016

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UK’s property auctions market softens

Attracted by the prospect of no property chain, with buyers and sellers entering into an immediate and legally binding contract as...

17 December 2016

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UK house price inflation continues to slow

Residential property price inflation across the UK is continuing to slow, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS)...

14 December 2016

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House prices in England and Wales edge up in November

The average residential property price in England and Wales edged up by 0.1% in November, according to the latest the LSL/Acadata...

13 December 2016

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Replacing stamp duty in Scotland has been ‘operationally successful’

The introduction of a new tax to replace stamp duty in Scotland has so far proved successful, but a Holyrood committee...

13 December 2016

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Top tips to avoid common buy-to-let insurance claims

Damage caused by storms, burst pipes and from break-ins were listed in a report earlier this year as the primary reasons that...

12 December 2016

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UK house price growth picks up pace, says Halifax

UK house prices rose at their fastest pace for eight months in November, fresh property price data has revealed. The Halifax, part...

08 December 2016

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Hong Kong property sales rise sharply

Residential property sales in Hong Kong have increased significantly despite the government’s decision to more than double stamp duty last month...

08 December 2016

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House price growth in Auckland grinds to a halt

Residential property prices in Auckland stalled in November, marking the end of consecutive monthly rises dating back to 2009, according to...

08 December 2016

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November was a ‘surprisingly buoyant’ month for the UK housing market

The UK housing market remained ‘surprisingly buoyant’ last month with only a marginal decline in the volume of homes changing hands,...

06 December 2016

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Stable house prices represent a ‘fantastic opportunity’ to buy

With mortgage borrowing costs at a record-low, home price growth relatively flat and new housing supply failing to meet demand, one...

02 December 2016

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Mortgage approvals recover in October as consumer appetite for credit grows

The number of mortgages approved for residential property purchases rose for the second consecutive month in October as the housing market...

01 December 2016

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US home prices increase

Residential property prices in the US rose 1.5% in the third quarter of the year, fresh figures from the Federal Housing...

24 November 2016

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Residential transactions up 1% in October, says HMRC

The number of residential property transactions increased by 1% in October compared with the previous month, according to the last HMRC...

23 November 2016

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Scottish property prices hit post-Brexit high

Residential property prices in Scotland rose 0.6% month-on-month in September, taking the average price above £170,000 for the first time since...

21 November 2016

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UK house price growth continues to defy post-Brexit gloomy forecasts

Residential property prices in the UK increased by an average of 7.7% in the year to September, according to the latest...

19 November 2016

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 Sharp rise in number of new homes built

The number of new homes recorded in England has increased to its highest level since the financial crash, official figures have...

16 November 2016

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Spanish property sales figures show significant growth

The latest residential property sales figures in Spain published by the National Institute of Statistics (INE) show that the number of...

15 November 2016

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Now is a good time to invest in property as prices start to fall

If you time your property investment right you could potentially save thousands of pounds on your acquisition, as reflected by historical...

14 November 2016

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Major shortage threatens to push up prices in Leeds City Region

A severe undersupply of residential development sites and office space created by strong economic growth in Leeds City Region, which includes...

14 November 2016

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UK construction at weakest level for four years as housebuilding stalls

The UK’s construction sector recorded its weakest performance since 2012 in the third quarter of the year, official figures have revealed. Construction...

14 November 2016

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Eurozone house prices continue to rise

Residential property price growth in the eurozone continues to exceed the long-term average with no sign of a bubble last seen...

09 November 2016

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Landlords cut rents across U.S.

A growing number of landlords in the U.S. are open to negotiating on asking prices, reflecting the fact that it is...

07 November 2016

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Rental yields in Barcelona’s most popular districts unveiled

Rental yields in Barcelona’s most popular districts currently range between 4% and 5%, according to fresh research by the Spanish property...

04 November 2016

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House price inflation grinds to a halt

Residential property prices in the UK were unchanged in October compared with the previous month following 15 consecutive months of house...

03 November 2016

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Some of the UK’s wealthiest investors under tax investigation

Around a third of Britain’s richest people, which includes many property investors, are under tax investigation by HMRC over almost £2bn...

02 November 2016

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UK mortgage approvals hit post-Brexit high in September

UK mortgage approvals rose last month as the housing market continued to show signs of recovery following June's vote to leave...

01 November 2016

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Scottish property prices rise £4.3% year-on-year

The average price of a residential property in Scotland rose by 4.3% in the 12 months to August 2016, fresh figures...

29 October 2016

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UK housing market continues to ‘show signs of underlying weakness’

The number of mortgages approved by British banks rose last month from a 19-month low in August, according to fresh data...

29 October 2016

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London's luxury property market slowdown appeals to ‘savvy’ investors

The slowdown in prime central London’s residential property market caused by overinflated house prices, higher taxes, increasing housing supply, weaker demand...

25 October 2016

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Property sales drop 11.3% amid housing shortage

The number of home sales fell sharply in the year to September, the latest figures from the tax office show. According to...

24 October 2016

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UK house prices defy Brexit gloom, but slowdown intensifies down south

The annual rate of home price growth across 20 of the largest UK cities hit 8.5% in September, up from 8.2%...

22 October 2016

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The UK housing market is ‘continuing to hold strong’

The UK housing market remains resilient post-Brexit, as illustrated by the latest house price index which shows a housing market that...

22 October 2016

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London office leasing continued to increase in Q3

Take-up of central London office space increased in the third quarter of this year as the market in the heart of...

21 October 2016

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Demand for building work remains ‘remarkably resilient’, says FMB

Consumer demand for building work remained strong in the three months following the vote for Brexit, new figures from the Federation...

19 October 2016

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Sellers in the UK up their asking prices, but it’s a buyer’s market down south

Asking prices for homes across the UK rose by 0.9% this month, fresh data from Rightmove shows. According to the property website,...

18 October 2016

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Equity release market soars as pensioners withdraw £6.8m a day

Retired homeowners have withdrawn an average of £6.8m of property wealth through equity release so far this year, according to new...

17 October 2016

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Now is a good time to invest in Dubai property

The best time to invest in the real estate market of any city is when the prices are at their lowest,...

14 October 2016

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Property investors snap up homes in Dublin

First-time buyers are being squeezed out of the housing market in Ireland, especially in Dublin, because of a surge in cash-rich...

13 October 2016

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Steps towards greater market transparency in Spain

Fresh moves are being made to help increase transparency in Spain’s second-home market which is sure to appeal to those investing...

11 October 2016

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New York overtakes London as top pick for property investors

New York has replaced London as the city attracting most cross-border investment, due to weakening appetite for property in the English...

11 October 2016

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House price growth slows in September – Halifax

Residential property prices continued to cool in September as the property market softens, with the latest data from Halifax revealing that...

10 October 2016

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Optimism in property market as more homes change hands

Confidence appears to be returning to the UK housing market as new figures reveal an increase in the number of homes...

08 October 2016

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Ireland at risk of new banking crisis

Ireland is at risk of another economic disaster because the country has failed to learn from the mistakes of the last...

08 October 2016

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Chinese cities dominate global house price growth

Chinese cities continue to dominate Knight Frank’s latest Global Residential Cities Index, which at 5.5% in Q2 2016 recorded its strongest...

06 October 2016

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UK house price growth slows, says Nationwide

Residential property prices in the UK rose further in September, albeit at a slower rate, new figures out today show. According to...

30 September 2016

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Largest surge in UK house price sentiment for seven years

Households in all regions of the UK believe the value of their homes increased in September as confidence continued to improve...

27 September 2016

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Housing supply hits six-month high, says NAEA

The number of properties for sale on the UK housing market has hit a six month high, helping to alleviate the...

27 September 2016

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UK housing market ‘remains alive and active’ three months after EU poll

Three months on from the EU referendum and economists are still trying to assess what impact the decision to leave the...

26 September 2016

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UK property sales fall in August, HMRC figures show

The number of residential property transactions decreased slightly between July and August according to newly released data from HMRC, with last...

23 September 2016

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Planning consents fall short

The government has been accused of 'failing to put its money where its mouth is' when it comes to housing after...

19 September 2016

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Bank of England leaves interest rates unchanged, but could cut in November

The Bank of England, as expected, opted to leave UK interest rates unchanged at 0.25% yesterday in the wake of recent...

16 September 2016

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Property auction sales ‘surprisingly positive’ in August

There was a ‘surprising’ increase in the number of properties offered and sold under the hammer in August, otherwise traditionally a...

16 September 2016

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UK house price growth slows in July, ONS reveals

House price inflation across the UK dropped to 8.3% in the year to July, down from 9.7% in June, according to...

14 September 2016

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U.S. house prices continue to rise

The U.S. housing sector is gradually returning to pre-crisis levels, with the latest data revealing that the average price of a home in...

13 September 2016

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Annual house price growth slows to 6.9%, says Halifax

The annual rate of UK house price growth cooled further in August, after slowing the previous month, fresh data shows. Halifax said...

08 September 2016

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Buying property near top state schools could be a shrewd investment

With several reports out this week showing that parents are prepared to pay significantly more money to buy property within the catchment...

08 September 2016

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Upward pressure on French property prices ‘continues to increase’

Residential property prices have increased across most regions of France so far his year, with huge differences recorded around the country. Property...

07 September 2016

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Top university cities see 27% property price rise in just three years

Average property prices in the UK’s top 50 university cities, based on the Guardian’s latest university league table, have risen by...

06 September 2016

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Property sales in August ‘surprisingly robust’

There was a ‘surprising’ rise in the number of property buyers going through with sales in August irrespective of any uncertainty...

06 September 2016

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UK needs to prepared for “difficult times” ahead, says May

The Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that Britain’s exit from the European Union will not be straightforward for the economy,...

05 September 2016

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House prices rise further says Nationwide, but outlook looks ‘cloudy’

Residential property prices in the UK rose marginally in August to reach yet another all-time high, according to fresh data from...

01 September 2016

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Planning overhaul needed to speed up housebuilding

The latest housebuilding data shows that there was an increase in the number of new build housing schemes started in England...

30 August 2016

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Greek property prices fall at slower pace

Residential property prices in Greece fell at a slower pace in the second quarter of the year compared with the previous...

30 August 2016

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Spanish property sales increase significantly

There has been a sharp rise in the number of homes sold in Spain as more buyers, including investors, look to...

26 August 2016

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UK house prices could fall as mortgage approvals slump to 18-month low

The volume of mortgages approved dropped to an 18-month low in July suggesting that housing market activity will slow during the...

25 August 2016

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Commercial property market hit hard after Brexit vote

Activity levels in the UK’s commercial property market have slowed considerably following the UK vote to leave the European Union, as...

25 August 2016

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Outlook for Scottish housing market ‘looks favourable’ as prices rise

Residential property prices in Scotland rose in June and the signs are that values will increase further as demand continues to...

24 August 2016

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Number of house hunters falls sharply

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has played a major role in deterring many people from buying property, with...

23 August 2016

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New York replaces London as top choice for foreign property investors

London is no longer the world's premier city for foreign investment in commercial property as the UK’s decision to exit the...

22 August 2016

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North East locations provide best returns for university buy-to-let investments

University locations in the North East of England provide landlords and property investors with the best returns, according to new data.  As...

19 August 2016

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Commercial property returns and values have declined since the referendum

UK commercial property returns and capital values declined during July, according to the latest IPD UK Monthly Property Index. The data shows...

19 August 2016

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House price growth remained steady in June, despite pre-Brexit uncertainty

The latest UK House Price Index for June, which includes data for the week after the Brexit vote, shows an annual...

17 August 2016

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Prime waterfront properties could fetch 71% price premium

Prime properties in coastal locations could be worth up to 71% higher than similar properties situated inland, according to research by...

17 August 2016

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Asking prices in the UK fall sharply

The average asking price for a residential property in England and Wales fell by 1.2% in August compared with the previous...

15 August 2016

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Barcelona City Council clamping down on illegal tourist rentals

Barcelona City Council has stepped up efforts to stamp out illegal tourist rentals in the Spanish city by sending out letters...

12 August 2016

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Regulator could step in to curb property investment activity in Australia

The banking regulator in Australia may step in to curb lending in the investment sector of the country’s housing market if...

12 August 2016

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UK housing market “remains remarkably resilient” post-Brexit

The former chancellor George Osborne may have predicted pre-Brexit that UK house prices could take an 18% hit over the next...

11 August 2016

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Dublin council to significantly increase number of new homes

With Dublin suffering from a chronic housing shortage, the number of new homes planned for City Council-owned land in the Irish...

11 August 2016

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UK home prices fall despite pick-up in sales momentum

Residential property prices in the UK dipped by 0.9% in July compared with a month earlier, despite a healthy rise in...

10 August 2016

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Investment in Bristol’s office market hits record high

Office investment in Bristol hit an all-time high of £237m in the first half of the year, fresh data from Savills...

05 August 2016

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Demand for property in Ireland remains ‘buoyant’ as returns increase

Investor interest in Ireland’s commercial property market is growing, with many investors now looking beyond Dublin to the country’s provincial markets,...

04 August 2016

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Lack of supply pushing up property prices in South Florida

Buyer activity in South Florida’s housing market has picked up this year but the lack of homes for sale is pushing...

04 August 2016

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UK property sales fall amid summer slowdown

There was a significant decline in the volume of homes for sale and residential properties sold in July, based on the...

03 August 2016

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Australian house price growth slows in July, says CoreLogic

Residential property prices continued to increase in most of Australia’s major cities in July, led by gains in Sydney and Melbourne,...

02 August 2016

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Sharp rise in new housing approvals in London

More than two-thirds of planning applications for the construction of new homes in London were approved during the second quarter of...

01 August 2016

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Brexit impact on house prices is ‘not certain’

Residential property prices increased at their fastest annual pace in four months in July, but the early impact of Brexit has...

29 July 2016

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Average Scottish house price down 2.3%

The average price of a residential property in Scotland fell by 2.3% during the second quarter of the year compared with...

28 July 2016

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Sharp fall in property transactions post-Brexit

There has been a significant fall in residential property transactions across the UK which has had an adverse impact on home...

26 July 2016

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Holiday home rental demand soars in Spain

Those of you who have long thought about the idea of owning a dream holiday home abroad that literally pays for...

25 July 2016

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Lewis Hamilton’s win in Hungary sparks worldwide tour

Following Lewis Hamilton’s comfortable victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday, we delve into the fast lane to take you...

25 July 2016

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London house price growth set to slow, says Hometrack

Annual house price growth remained broadly unchanged in June across the UK’s major towns and cities, but signs are that price...

22 July 2016

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UK property transactions increase

The number of residential property transactions in the UK increased by 4.9% between May and June, according to new data from...

22 July 2016

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Sharp rise in mortgage lending in June

Gross mortgage lending rose by 16% last month compared with May to reach an eight-year high for the month of June,...

22 July 2016

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Scottish property market ‘remains buoyant’

Scottish house prices rose in May despite reports of a slowing economy north of the border, according to a new report. The...

21 July 2016

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How to navigate new heating regulations

The Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014 may not have been well-publicised, but they impose important obligations on some landlords...

21 July 2016

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Urgent need to ‘reshape Britain’s housing mix’

Gavin Barwell MP has been warmly welcomed by various property industry professionals to his new role as housing minister, but is...

20 July 2016

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Property auction activity slows due to EU referendum

The UK property market retracted slightly in June in the run-up to the EU referendum and in the few days after...

20 July 2016

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Housing shortage will almost certainly continue to drive up UK prices

Property prices were at the forefront of the EU debate in the run-up to the referendum, with the now former Chancellor...

19 July 2016

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Top-end sales in London ‘now lower than trough of 2008’

Fewer homes are now changing hands in prime central London than during the trough of 2008, fresh research shows. Looking specifically at...

19 July 2016

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UK housing market grinds to a halt

The number of homes that came onto the sales market dropped at its sharpest rate to date while buyer demand fell...

15 July 2016

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UK commercial property rents edge higher

There was a marginal rise in the amount of private rents paid by commercial property tenants last month, fresh data reveals. The...

12 July 2016

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UK house prices look set to fall

Residential property prices in the UK look set to fall in the coming months as economic and political turmoil have an...

08 July 2016

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One in four house sales fall through

More than a quarter of residential property sales fell through in the UK during the second quarter of the year mainly because...

05 July 2016

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Price of a first-time buyer home hits record high

Brexit concerns have not dented first-time buyers’ appetite to own their own home, according to estate agents Your Move and Reeds...

29 June 2016

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Lisbon property sales soar

There has been a significant increase in the number of homes sold in Lisbon in recent years as the Portuguese capital...

23 June 2016

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Revealed: The most affordable places in the UK to buy homes

Buying property now costs less than renting in more than half of UK cities - and the biggest savings are in...

17 June 2016

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Property auction market activity soars

Property auction sales rose sharply in May on the back of a significant increase in the volume of lots offered under...

16 June 2016

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Increase in housing supply disguises regional differences

  There was a rise in the overall number of residential properties for sale in the UK last month, but a closer...

16 June 2016

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Foreigners target homes in Marbella

Marbella is proving increasingly popular with overseas property buyers, with the latest figures showing that more than 80% of homes acquired...

16 June 2016

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Further signs of recovery in Spanish property market

The Spanish housing market continues to show signs of recovery with the latest national figures revealing that completed sales in April...

15 June 2016

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UK house prices rise 8.2%

House prices rose by 8.2% across the UK to a national average of £209,054 over the year to April 2016, according...

14 June 2016

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Hong Kong unlikely to relax cooling measures despite falling prices

Government measures to rein in property prices and curb speculation in Hong Kong, including a 15% stamp duty for foreign buyers,...

10 June 2016

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UK housing market activity remains strong despite EU referendum

Housing market activity in the UK remained healthy as overall valuation activity in May increased by almost a fifth on an...

08 June 2016

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Prime London land prices continue to fall

Prime central London development land prices fell for the second quarter in tandem with values for greenfield land in England which...

07 June 2016

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1m new homes by 2020 ‘is perfectly possible’, says expert

The government’s target of building 1m new homes over this parliament is a realistic one, according to Aston Mead land and...

02 June 2016

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Housing starts in England fall 9%

The number of new homes that were built in England in the first quarter of this year fell, government figures show. A...

31 May 2016

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Spurs pip West Ham to top spot

Tottenham Hotspur has edged out rivals West Ham and Watford to dominate the property Premier League when it comes to house...

30 May 2016

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UK farmland prices hit by Brexit fears

UK farmland prices have dropped back below £8,000 an acre following an average 3% decline in values in the first quarter...

26 May 2016

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Scottish landlords unprepared for changes to energy efficiency

With a new set of energy efficiency regulations set to be introduced in Scotland later this year, commercial property owners north...

17 May 2016

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Property prices to rise despite weaker demand

Demand for residential properties unsurprisingly fell in April following the introduction of higher stamp duty for buy-to-let and second home buyers,...

13 May 2016

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Australian house prices continue to rise

Strong demand from investors continued to place upward pressure on residential property prices in Australia last month, suggesting that the country’s...

12 May 2016

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The calm after the storm

Activity in the UK housing market is slowing, as reflected by a fall in the annual rate of property price g