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KEYWORD "General election" - 70 RESULTS
Property investors call for support from UK Government

Some 97% of property investors do not think the government is doing enough to support the UK property market, new research...

10 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Property professionals keen to expand portfolios in 2018 despite challenges

Research by bridging finance lender mtf has found that a third of UK property professionals are set to expand their portfolios...

16 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Allsop Residential Auctions defied all the odds in 2017

Allsop Residential Auctions has taken a look back on a successful 2017 for the firm, when it raised a total of...

31 January 2018

From: Breaking News

UK property stock levels fall by more than a third in December

December was a quiet month in the property market, with less than 35,000 new properties listed across the UK, according to...

10 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Firm’s biggest auction of the year raises £23 million

Over £23 million of land and property was sold by Clive Emson Auctioneers at its autumn auction. Achieving a sale rate of...

15 November 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

Prime Central London experiences steady recovery in sales volumes

Asking price reductions continue to stimulate demand in transaction volumes in prime central London with a steady recovery through the summer,...

20 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Scotland experiences strongest property market since 2008

Scotland's property market is at its strongest since 2008, despite the EU Referendum, this year’s general election, higher tax rates than the...

15 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Residential property transactions pick up in year to July

There were 104,760 residential property transactions in the UK in July, up 1.3% from June and 8.3% higher than the corresponding...

23 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

Political uncertainty deters property sellers

The shock result of the recent UK general election which returned a hung parliament, coupled with ongoing concerns about the impact...

07 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Adam Joseph, The Happy Tenant Company

What does it say on your business card? Adam Joseph, CEO of The Happy Tenant Company.  What is the Happy Tenant Company? We are...

26 July 2017

From: 60 Second Interview

UK housing market activity bounces back as buyers push through transactions

Following May’s fall in property sales, the number of homes sold in the UK during June improved significantly, as buyers and...

26 July 2017

From: Breaking News

UK property auction sale rates ‘remain consistently healthy’

The UK property auction market saw very little change in terms of overall performance in June, despite the fact that only...

19 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Property investors continue to seek ‘high-value, high-quality, better-let assets’

With the general election behind us, investors turned out in high numbers last week as Allsop held its latest commercial property...

18 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

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

The rental market is ‘strong and stable’ despite election uncertainty

Most parts of England and Wales saw rents rise in the run-up to the recent general election with yields stable at...

03 July 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

UK property auction activity is ‘strong and stable’ despite political instability

Investment activity in residential property across the UK continued to perform well despite the political uncertainty from a snap general election. Some...

27 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

Safe as houses still holds true in uncertain times

American investor Howard Marks once said about investing in uncertain times, “move forward, but with caution”. The past 18 months or...

21 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

Government urged to implement housing white paper

The Conservative party should stick to proposals put forward in February’s housing white paper, despite having to lead a minority government after...

14 June 2017

From: Breaking News

The National Landlord Investment Show takes place at London Olympia tomorrow

Buy-to-let investors and property enthusiasts will descend on the Olympia Conference Centre in London tomorrow where they will be able to...

14 June 2017

From: Breaking News

‘Business as usual’ for UK housing industry despite election uncertainty

Following last week’s general election, many political commentators believe that currently the only certainty in Britain is uncertainty, after the Prime...

13 June 2017

From: Breaking News

House prices in England and Wales hit new record high

House prices in England and Wales returned to growth in May, pushing the average property value to a new all-time high...

12 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Will overseas investors exploit weak pound to buy property in the UK?

The pound fell to an eight-week low after last week’s surprise general election result, which has increased uncertainty over both the...

12 June 2017

From: Breaking News

The DUP’s housing policies at-a-glance

After calling a surprise snap general election in a bid to increase her party’s majority in the House of Commons and...

12 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Election day is here, but which party is capable of fixing the housing crisis?

With successive governments failing to build enough housing - particularly social housing - the UK is in the grip of a...

08 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Surge in homes for sale despite election uncertainty

Property investors who were starved of choice now have more homes to choice to from following a rise in the number...

07 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Which party do you think is best suited to preside over the UK housing market?

With housing high on the political agenda ahead of tomorrow’s general election, all the major parties have pledged to tackle the...

07 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Public trusts Conservatives more than Labour to fix housing crisis, poll says

More British homeowners trust the Conservatives more than Labour to fix the country’s ‘broken’ housing market, according to a new poll. With...

06 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Conservative councils more likely to allow ‘Nimbyism to get out of control’

A new report suggests that a decisive general election victory for the Conservative party this week will empower NIMBYs (Not in...

05 June 2017

From: Breaking News

High demand for sought-after assets despite political uncertainty

Strong investor interest in good quality, long term assets helped Allsop raise £94m at its third commercial auction this year. The auction...

01 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Residential property sales drop ahead of general election

The number of residential property sales has fallen by 20% as many prospective purchasers adopt a ‘wait and see’ approach ahead...

31 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Political party manifestos don’t go far enough on leasehold reforms

The Conservative and Labour parties have now published their manifestos ahead of next week’s general election, which include policies to reform...

30 May 2017

From: Breaking News

House prices in Manchester continue to rise faster than anywhere in the country

Manchester remains the number one UK property hotspot, after it was revealed today that property values in the city increased faster...

26 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

Fife’s housing market remains ‘strong and resilient’

The residential property market in Fife continues to flourish following a strong start to the year thanks to growing buyer confidence,...

23 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Lib Dems manifesto fails to address ‘lack of supply’ in the housing market – claim

The Liberal Democrats launched its manifesto yesterday ahead of next month’s general election pledging to deliver 300,000 new homes a year,...

18 May 2017

From: Breaking News

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

Next government urged to put ‘housing and homeownership first’

As soon as the general election determines the next government, emphasis will need to be placed on making more pressing issues,...

16 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Political and economic uncertainty ‘takes its toll on the UK property market’

There was a 9% decline in the number of residential property sales recorded last month, owed in part to a fall...

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

UK property investors remain active ahead of general election

Network Auctions’ first sale of the year at the Grosvenor House Hotel in central London saw the sale of 27 lots...

09 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Strong demand for property in Scotland

Fresh figures from a leading property consultancy in Scotland support the findings of last week’s rather strong quarterly housing price statistics...

08 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Investor demand strengthens across all UK property sectors

A growing number of investors are actively investing in the UK commercial property market, the latest report from the Royal Institution...

02 May 2017

From: Breaking News

House price inflation at 12-year high in large regional cities

City level residential property price growth gained momentum in the first quarter of the year, rising by 3.5%, led by large...

28 April 2017

From: Breaking News

UK housing supply falls to record-low for March

The supply of available housing dropped to the lowest level ever for March, according to the latest figures from the National...

28 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Property investors set to put purchases on hold in wake of snap general election

Thousands of investors are expected to postpone or pull out of property deals as a result of Theresa May’s decision to...

28 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Inheritance tax changes to UK residential properties leave taxpayers in ‘limbo’

The government’s decision to drop significant proposals to non-domicile rules and inheritance tax changes to UK residential properties from the Finance...

26 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Gross mortgage lending in ‘neutral gear’

Gross mortgage lending held up relatively well last month despite a fall of almost 20% year-on-year, according to the latest estimate...

21 April 2017

From: Breaking News

One issue must dominate the UK general election campaign... housing

Announcing her decision to hold a snap general election on 8 June, Theresa May yesterday made it clear that Brexit would...

19 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Jake Russell – what to expect in 2017

Jake Russell, director at Russell Simpson, offers his thoughts on what property market trends we can expect over the coming year. Much...

29 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Non-dom reform should be put on hold until 2018

The UK government should delay the introduction of any changes to non-domicile reforms until at least 2018, giving it an opportunity...

24 October 2016

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Asking prices drop as summer lull falls on the market

The average asking price for a property in England and Wales has fallen 0.9% so far this month to £270,159, according...

18 July 2016

From: Breaking News

International investors spooked by Brexit fears

There has been a notable fall in the number of overseas nationals investing in the UK’s commercial property sector due to...

04 May 2016

From: Breaking News

Prime country house market has bounced back, agency confirms

There has been a marked recovery in the £2 million+ country house market, according to estate agency Strutt & Parker. The firm...

13 November 2015

From: Breaking News

Prime property market slowed in first half of 2015

Research from Lloyds Bank has shown that the number of homes sold for more than £1m fell by 11% in the first...

30 October 2015

From: Breaking News

Is the influx of overseas investors a good sign for local investors?

I’ve seen a sharp rise this year in the number of foreign investors looking to establish a presence or even expand...

02 October 2015

From: Breaking News

Sales of prime properties set to fall, says Jackson-Stops & Staff

The number of sales for properties over £1.5 million seems set to drop for the first time in two years, according...

28 July 2015

From: Breaking News

Landlord mortgage arrears at lowest point since 2008

The number of buy-to-let mortgages over three months in arrears fell to 11,900 cases by the end of 2014, according to...

22 May 2015

From: Breaking News

Prime Central London set to reap the benefits of shock election result

The surprise election result is set to boost transaction levels across Prime Central London, according to new research by high-end agency...

22 May 2015

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