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KEYWORD "Scotland" - 199 RESULTS
August sales market ‘not so hot’ as property board numbers dip

The property sales market took a dip last month in line with a traditional summer lull, according to Agency Express. The boards...

16 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Seller activity slows in August before expected autumn upturn

Activity among property sellers dipped last month, according to the latest Property Supply Index from Housesimple. During August there were 51,809 new...

11 September 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

House price growth in southern cities continues to slow, Zoopla research reveals

The June Zoopla UK Cities House Price Index has revealed that average house price growth across southern cities is running at...

07 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent continues to thrive, research shows

The latest research from global real estate firm CBRE has revealed that the total institutional investment into multifamily housing (much more...

26 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

UK million-pound home sales stalled in 2018

The number of properties sold for a million pounds or more in the UK rose by just 1% in 2018, ending...

12 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Glasgow’s first major Build to Rent development completes construction

Glasgow’s first major city Build-to-Rent (BTR) housing development has been successfully delivered following a multi-million-pound redevelopment. This development comes with the introduction...

05 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Why are cash buyers in London continuing to exit the market?

There has been a dramatic fall in the number of cash buyers in London over the last year, according to Apropos...

03 July 2019

From: Breaking News

TDS and SafeDeposits combine to tackle issues in the private rented sector

Two housing-related charitable organisations have collaborated to fund a major UK-wide research programme in order to improve standards in the private...

19 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Claim: agents and landlords using holiday lettings are breaking the law

Agents and landlords in Scotland who are letting property and declaring them to be holiday lets to avoid long-term tenancy rights...

14 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Top driveway income hotspots in the UK revealed

The UK towns and cities where homeowners are making the most money by renting out their driveways as parking spaces have...

31 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

Average price of detached property in UK rises more than £125,000

The popularity of detached living has seen the average price of this property type rising by more than £125,000 in the...

17 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Landlords in Scotland now face higher tax bills than landlords in England

Scottish landlords now face higher tax bills than their English counterparts, according to leading accountants French Duncan LLP. This is due to...

05 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

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

Edinburgh’s most sought-after apartment now available to rent

One of Scotland’s most talked-about properties, located in Edinburgh’s famed New Town, is now available to rent. The rental apartment, the only...

08 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

Sellers in Scotland achieve 8.5% above average asking price

Properties across Scotland continue to sell above their asking price, according to the latest quarterly house price report by s1homes.com. During Q4...

22 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

House price growth slowed annually in 2018, Zoopla reveals

House price growth across UK cities reduced steadily throughout 2018, according to new analysis carried out as part of Zoopla’s UK...

01 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Legal & General’s first BTR scheme in Glasgow to meet growing demand

Legal & General has exchanged contracts on its first Build to Rent (BTR) scheme in Scotland. In a bid to meet the...

01 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Brexit causes London landlords to lose out on rental growth

The latest Landbay rental index has suggested that landlords in London are potentially £1,806 worse off since the vote to leave...

16 January 2019

From: Breaking News

House prices in the Lothians outdo the national average

The property market in the Lothians is outperforming the national average, according to property consultancy Galbraith. This strong growth in house prices...

16 January 2019

From: Breaking News

St Andrews, Edinburgh and Dundee boost Fife property market

Property sales in Fife boomed last year due to its proximity to Scotland’s two major property hotspots, Edinburgh and St Andrews,...

11 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Edinburgh tops the list of fastest growing rents

Edinburgh has been revealed as having the UK’s fastest growing rents with the average annual rent rising by 4.63% in 2018,...

04 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

Winners of the 2018 Property Investors Awards revealed

The winners of the 2018 Property Investors Awards were revealed at the ceremony on Saturday 1 December at The Royal National...

07 December 2018

From: Breaking News

More landlords will leave the private rented sector – claim

More landlords will leave the private rented sector in the next year as annual rental price growth has been falling or...

23 November 2018

From: Breaking News

New build property values are now exceeding value of existing properties

The value of new-build properties is beginning to outstrip the value of existing properties, according to a study by DJ Alexander...

16 November 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

Edinburgh market overperforms while Scotland improves

Edinburgh has seen price growth of 1.9% across Q3 2018, while prices in Scotland rose by 0.7% in the same period,...

10 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Overseas buyers driving growth in European residential markets

Property investors now operate in a truly global environment. Just as UK-based investors can look at the great returns offered by...

19 September 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

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

Pattinson Auction continues to expand

Pattinson Auction has announced that it aims to double in size by the end of 2018. Having significantly increased the areas they...

15 August 2018

From: Breaking News

House price growth increases but rate continues to slow

UK national house price growth is on an upward curve, according to Carter Jonas. But it continues to slow with rates...

10 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Slowdown in rental growth across the UK

Excluding London, rents in the UK rose by 1.18% in the 12 months to July 2018 – the slowest annual rental...

08 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Where are the UK's best locations for buy-to-let investors?

New research has uncovered the UK's best investment locations ranked by rental yield. The top performer is Burnley, with an average...

29 June 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

BidX1 launches second UK online auction catalogue

Online auction house, BidX1, has launched its second catalogue, with 40 lots consisting of residential and commercial listings throughout the UK. The...

27 April 2018

From: Breaking News

York crowned as the best place to live in Britain

The Sunday Times has named York as the best place to live in Great Britain overall, with Bermondsey crowned the top...

23 March 2018

From: Breaking News

Scottish student housing transactions topped £100m in 2017

Activity of transactions in Scotland’s Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) exceeded £100 million in 2017, according to recent figures for GVA’s Student...

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

BidX1 to launch first UK online auction

Online auction house BidX1 has launched its first UK online auction after its acquisition of auctioneer Andrews & Robertson as part...

21 February 2018

From: Breaking News

London bounces back with UK rents on the rise

The average cost of renting a home in the UK is now rising for the first time in almost two years,...

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

Auction House sells over 3,000 lots for third year running

With over 3,000 lots selling under the hammer this year, Auction House has become the only UK property auctioneer to successfully...

13 December 2017

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let loans launched by LendInvest

A buy-to-let (BTL) loan product targeted at experienced, professional property investors and landlords operating in England, Wales and Scotland has been...

22 November 2017

From: Breaking News

National average house price being pulled down by London

Despite continued price growth in England’s most thriving regional property markets, the decline in London prices and seasonal factors are weighing...

15 November 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

Property auction dates for September 2017

Here are details of the UK property auctions taking place in September 2017. 05/09/2017         Great North Property Auction - IAM Sold              County...

30 August 2017

From: Breaking News

House price growth in Scotland outperforming England and Wales

House prices in Scotland increased by an average of 0.5% in June to reach an average of £175,941, according to the...

18 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Planning review proposals ‘offers a distinct overall lack of detail’

Taking into account the wide range of views expressed to the proposals set out in the ‘places, people and planning’ consultation,...

17 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Property auction calendar – 14th-20th August

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

11 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

Property auction dates for August 2017

Here are details of the UK property auctions taking place this month.  01/08/2017         William H. Brown (Norwich)        Norwich               Norfolk 01/08/2017         Great North Property...

01 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Property auction calendar – 31st July – 3rd August

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

31 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Plans for 350 new homes could spark regeneration of Scottish town

Shots in North Lankarshire could be set for a radical regeneration programme – which will potentially include hundreds of new homes,...

26 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Scottish house prices are continuing their steady growth

Residential property prices in Scotland continue to rise, according to new figures. The average price of a property in Scotland in May...

21 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

Property auction calendar – 10th-16th July

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

10 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Property in affluent parts of London viewed as a ‘safe bet’

People borrowed more than £17bn in new mortgages last year in order to buy property in London, as homeowners, investors and...

04 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Property auction calendar – 26th June – 2nd July

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

26 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Buying property is best investment most of us can ever make - just ask retirees

If you want to build your wealth in the short-term, the easiest way to do so is by saving more money. If...

21 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

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

Custom and self build could deliver up to 50,000 new homes a year, says expert

A host of self build celebrities, including Kevin McCloud of Grand Designs and George Clarke of Amazing Spaces, have backed the...

08 June 2017

From: Breaking News

More new homes would provide Scotland with ‘economic and social rewards’

Increasing the supply of new homes north of the border would stimulate ‘economic growth’ in Scotland, not to mention provide more...

08 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Property tax rises in UK are driving up home insurance costs

Home insurance costs in the UK are rising as a consequence of higher property taxes, according to new analysis. Average property insurance...

01 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Property auction dates for June 2017

Here are details of the UK property auctions taking place in June 2017. 01/06/2017         Auction House Cumbria                Carlisle  Cumbria 01/06/2017         Wilsons (Scotland)           Dalry     ...

31 May 2017

From: Breaking News

UK house prices predicted to rise by over 6%

The residential property market in the UK tends to be cyclical, moving in upward cycles of boom, bust and stability, and...

30 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Property auction calendar: 30th May – 4th June

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

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

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

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

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

Property auction calendar – 22nd-28th May

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

22 May 2017

From: Breaking News

UK asking prices edge higher

Asking prices increased across most of England and Wales between March and April, with the exception of London where values continued...

15 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Scotland has a ‘mountain’ to climb to solve its housing crisis

Housebuilders may never meet the demand for housing north of the border due to the various challenges that they face when...

15 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

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

Property auction calendar – 8th-12th May

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

08 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Property auction dates for May 2017

Here are details of the UK property auctions taking place in May 2017. 02/05/2017        Clive Emson Kent & South East London  Kent 03/05/2017        ...

28 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Investors offered a ‘variety of exciting property opportunities’ in Scotland

There is a real hunger among investors for properties north of the border at the moment and that is translating to...

26 April 2017

From: Breaking News

House prices rise across Scotland

The average price of a home in Scotland in February reached £173,862 – a rise of 3.3% on the previous year,...

25 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Scottish government failing to address housing supply, says trade body

The Scottish government is still failing to address the issue of housing supply, according to Homes for Scotland.   In response to the...

11 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

Free landlord and property investor event comes to London this April

Investors, landlords and property enthusiasts will descend on London's ExCel on April 28 and 29 for the annual Property Investor &...

31 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Property investment has ‘consistently delivered’ for retired homeowners

Growth in UK house prices has seen over-65 homeowners’ property wealth hit a new record of £1.072trn, according to new analysis...

22 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Property auction calendar: 20th-26th March

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

20 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Fears for Scotland’s ‘future success’ as number of new homes falls

A sharp fall in the number of homes being built north of the border is likely to push up house prices...

16 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Strong private investor interest in Scottish investments

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon may be making plans to hold a second Scottish independence referendum, but property investors are not deterred...

14 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

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

Property auction calendar: 5th-12th March

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

06 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Planning fee rise will not boost delivery of much needed new homes

The housebuilding industry has opposed plans by the Scottish government to raise the maximum fee level for planning applications to £125,000...

03 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime hotspots provide ‘safe investments’ and offer ‘good value for money’

A growing number of high-end property investors, including many overseas nationals, are now targeting ‘safe haven’ prime central hotspots in Scotland,...

02 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Property auction dates for March 2017

Here are details of the UK property auctions taking place in March 2017. 01/03/2017         SVA Property Auctions Ltd           Midlothian 01/03/2017         The County Property...

28 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Government urged to drop revaluation plans

The chief executive of Sainsbury’s, Mike Coupe, is the latest in a long line of high prominent business leaders to call...

20 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

Housing shortage and cheap borrowing will continue to support UK house prices

UK house prices may have ended last year around £15,000 higher on average than when the year started, but the signs...

16 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Strong appetite for self-build in Scotland

There is growing appetite for self-build homes north of the border, as the benefits, both in terms of lifestyle and costs,...

08 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime commercial property rents continue to grow

Rents in the UK prime commercial property sector rose by an average of 0.4% in the fourth quarter of 2016, the...

02 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Scottish house prices and rents set to rise as supply shortage intensifies

Residential property prices and private rents in Scotland’s cities are expected to rise sharply in the next five years due to...

01 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Private housing wealth in the UK exceeds £5trn

The total value of all privately owned homes in Britain has increased above £5trn for the first time - almost three...

31 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Scotland’s commercial farmland market to remain robust

Given the healthy levels of interest witnessed in the commercial farmland market last year, the sector looks set to remain robust...

31 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Property auction dates for February 2017

Here are details of the UK property auctions taking place in February 2017. 01/02/2017    Edward Mellor Auctions    Lancashire 01/02/2017    Auction House Scotland    Lanarkshire 01/02/2017  ...

31 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Property auction calendar: 30th January – 3rd February

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

30 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Glasgow sees strong take-up

Glasgow saw strong levels of office take-up last year, surpassing the 10-year annual average of 500,000 sq ft within the first...

18 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Planning overhaul to speed up housebuilding

Major plans to revamp Scotland’s planning system have been proposed by the Scottish government to help speed up housebuilding.  The proposals are...

13 January 2017

From: Breaking News

UK house prices rise in December

Residential property prices in the UK remained broadly stable in 2016 but is likely to slow next year, the Nationwide has...

30 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Planning system continues to slow housing delivery

With the number of new homes being built across the UK still significantly below the level needed to meet demand, housebuilders...

21 December 2016

From: Breaking News

UK property sales to fall as tax changes and economic uncertainty deter investors

Fewer people are expected to invest in residential property in 2017, as tax changes and economic uncertainty deter many property investors...

19 December 2016

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Digital property firm turns to crowdfunding to raise money

An online property service has launched a major crowdfunding campaign to fuel expansion plans. No Agent, launched three months ago, claims to...

05 December 2016

From: Breaking News

LendInvest cuts minimum loan size to £75k

LandInvest has reduced the minimum loan size applicable across its suite of bridging finance products in a bid to open up...

30 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Property auction dates for December 2016

Here are details of the UK property auctions taking place in December. 01/12/2016         Cottons                West Midlands 01/12/2016         Stags Barnstaple               Devon 01/12/2016         MS Auctions      ...

30 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Property auction calendar: 28th November - 2nd December

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

28 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Scotland has an opportunity to ‘thrive and grow’

With significantly more homes required to meet the needs and aspirations of Scotland’s growing population, the home building industry north of...

25 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Aberdeen property sales plummet, but good prospects for a long-term recovery

New research into Aberdeen’s housing market suggests the prospects for a long-term recovery are good, despite the fact that sellers’ price...

24 November 2016

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Strong demand for property in the central belt of Scotland

The central belt of Scotland has continued to attract high demand from buyers and renters, reports Scottish property consultancy, CKD Galbraith.   The...

17 November 2016

From: Breaking News

London to lead recovery in house prices with 16.5% growth by 2021

London is to lead the UK house price recovery with 16.5% cumulative growth between now and the end of 2020, according...

11 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Demand grows for property in Moray

The Moray property market is attracting growing interest from UK buyers, according to fresh figures released by CKD Galbraith. The Scottish property...

09 November 2016

From: Breaking News

UK house prices set to rise sharply over next five years

Residential property prices across parts of the UK could rise by more than £50,000 over the next five years, although much...

07 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Property auction calendar – 7th-13th November

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

07 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Edinburgh property investment volumes soar

There has been a sharp rise in the number of overseas investors taking advantages of some ‘compelling income returns’ in Scotland,...

04 November 2016

From: Breaking News

The Fife property market continues to thrive

The housing market in Fife continues to go from strength to strength on the back of strong buyer confidence, particularly in...

04 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Property auction dates for November 2016

Here are details of the UK property auctions taking place in November. 01/11/2016         Savills (London - National)            London London 01/11/2016         Countrywide Property Auctions               ...

01 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Raise stamp duty threshold to boost property investment

The chancellor Phillip Hammond should use his upcoming Autumn Statement to raise the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) threshold to £250,000...

31 October 2016

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Property auction calendar – 17th-23rd October

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

17 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Property auction calendar – 10th-16th October

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

10 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Stamp duty receipts fall as George Osborne’s reforms take their toll

Stamp duty receipts fell 2.5% to £7.3bn as the reforms made by former chancellor George Osborne take their toll on the...

03 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Property auction dates for October 2016

Here are details of the UK property auctions taking place in October. 04/10/2016    Robin Jessop    North Yorkshire 04/10/2016    Greenslade Taylor Hunt Yeovil    Somerset 04/10/2016  ...

30 September 2016

From: Breaking News

Property auction calendar – 19th-25th September

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

19 September 2016

From: Breaking News

Property remains the ‘highest yielding investment on offer’ in the UK

A growing number of investors are choosing to invest in property, despite the introduction of higher stamp duty purchasing costs and...

13 September 2016

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Property auction calendar – 5th-11th September

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

05 September 2016

From: Breaking News

Property auction dates for September 2016

Here are details of the property auctions taking place in September. 01/09/2016         Harrison Coward              Cumbria 01/09/2016         West Yorkshire Property Auction - iam-sold         West...

01 September 2016

From: Breaking News

Scottish property market hampered by LBTT

Scotland’s housebuilding industry has expressed concern over the impact of the land and buildings transaction tax (LBTT) following its introduction in...

31 August 2016

From: Breaking News

London remains ‘most prosperous UK city’ but others are catching up

London remains the most prosperous city in the UK, but increasing house prices are creating a number of wealth hot spots...

30 August 2016

From: Breaking News

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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Property auction calendar – 22nd-28th August

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

22 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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Property auction calendar – 15th-21st August

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

15 August 2016

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Wales scraps Right to Buy scheme

Council tenants in Wales will no longer be offered the right to purchase their council homes as the country seeks to...

09 August 2016

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Property auction dates for August 2016

Here are details of the property auctions taking place in August. 02/08/2016         All Wales Auction - South Wales Auction               South Glamorgan 02/08/2016         Stags...

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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House prices set to rise despite waning confidence

Brexit has had a negative impact on sentiment but many households still expect to see property prices rise at a moderate...

26 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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Retirement living in Scotland ‘an untapped opportunity’ for investors

With many housebuilders adopting a cautious approach to retirement living in Scotland, Savills has identified ‘an untapped opportunity’ for investors willing...

26 July 2016

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Cut red tape to boost much needed housing supply in Scotland - HFS

The Scottish government needs to build on the recent improvement in planning performance in order to help increase the supply of...

25 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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Scottish prices set to fall in short term - but analysts predict long-term gains

Residential property prices in Scotland look set to fall in the coming months amid an economic slowdown, but the longer term...

20 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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Sharp fall in consumer confidence post-Brexit

Consumer confidence in the UK economy has nosedived at the fastest rate in 22 years post-Brexit, according to a new survey...

11 July 2016

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Property auction calendar – 4th-10th July

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

04 July 2016

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Property auction dates for July 2016

Here are details of the property auctions taking place in June.  01/07/2016                                         Auction House Symonds & Sampson      The Memorial Hall, High Street,...

30 June 2016

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Pensioner property wealth up £9.24bn so far this year

Retired homeowners have seen the average value of their property rise by £500 a month since the start of this year...

17 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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Property auction calendar – 13th-19th June

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

13 June 2016

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More Scots buying property outright

There has been a notable rise in the volume of people acquiring their homes outright with numbers of sales registered with...

10 June 2016

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Property auction dates for June 2016

Here are details of the property auctions taking place in June.  01/06/2016                                         Auction House Devon & Cornwall           Okehampton Business Centre, Higher Stockley...

31 May 2016

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Property auction calendar – 23rd-29th May

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

23 May 2016

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House prices in London to hit £1m by 2030

The average London home will cost more than £1m by 2030, according to new analysis, as a growing population and severe...

18 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 auction calendar – 16th-22nd May

Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place...

16 May 2016

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Invest in what could be Britain’s cheapest home

The word ‘auction’ is still synonymous with ‘bargain’ and for good reason, as there are plenty of ‘below market value’ properties...

10 May 2016

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Why are so many Scottish homes empty?

Concern about becoming a landlord is the main reason why 27,000 homes in Scotland are left empty for long periods of time,...

06 May 2016

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Scotland election 2016: What the parties propose on housing

There has been a notable rise in Scottish property sales and prices in recent months, although activity in the market has...

05 May 2016

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Property auction dates for May 2016

Here are details of the property auctions taking place in May.  03/05/2016                                         Clive Emson Kent & South East London  Clive Emson Conference...

03 May 2016

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Scottish property sales rise as prices fall

Residential property prices in Scotland nosedived in the first quarter of the year despite a surge in sales, official figures have...

28 April 2016

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Greater demand for small holdings in Scotland

There has been a notable rise in demand for small holdings and rural properties with land in Scotland, reflecting the fact...

20 April 2016

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Revealed: the UK regions tipped for growth

Residential property prices across many parts of the UK look set to cool over the next few months amid ‘Brexit’ uncertainty, but...

18 April 2016

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Supply of rental properties reaches record low, says ARLA

The Association of Residential Letting Agents latest research has revealed that the supply of rental accommodation is at its lowest levels...

02 March 2016

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Three quarters of property investors think Brexit would discourage investment

Property investors have warned that if the UK were to leave the European Union then it would be a worse place...

26 February 2016

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£1m homes to triple by 2030

The number of UK properties worth at least £1 million is expected to more than triple by 2030, according to a...

19 February 2016

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Residential property auction update January 2016

This week property auctions data firm Essential Information Group (EIG) released its latest National Auction Analysis, so it's time to take...

22 January 2016

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The rumours of the death of buy-to-let in Glasgow are greatly exaggerated

Buy-to-let investors could be forgiven for feeling rather under siege as 2015 draws to a close. Landlords who had been encouraged over...

22 December 2015

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UK now has over 600,000 property millionaires

The latest research from Zoopla has revealed that there are now more than 600,000 property millionaires in Britain. Since January the amount...

17 December 2015

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Average rents falling as landlords pledge to hold firm for first half of 2016

Average rent on new tenancies agreed over the three months to November fell in most areas of the country, according to...

11 December 2015

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No sign of seasonal slowdown as UK rents continue to rise

The average rent in the UK climbed 0.7% to £1,294 in October, according to Landbay's latest rental index. Rents in all UK...

17 November 2015

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Rent for new London tenancies grows by almost 8%

Tenants choosing to rent property in the capital will pay almost 8% more than they would have paid last year, it...

10 November 2015

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 Rise in activity in the Scottish housing market

Data released from the Registers of Scotland (RoS) suggest that the Scottish housing market has turned a corner, with a marked...

30 October 2015

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Slowdown of rental price growth across the UK, HomeLet Index reveals

The latest findings from the HomeLet Rental Index have revealed that rent prices have slowed below double figures to an average...

23 October 2015

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Former Met Police headquarters sold for £110m

An Indian billionaire has purchased Great Scotland Yard – the home of the Metropolitan Police until 1890 – from Galliard Group...

28 July 2015

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Deal struck to deliver Scotland's first large scale institutional PRS scheme

One of the world's best-known investment management firms and a premium developer have announced the completion of a deal that will...

21 July 2015

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'Farmland prices edging up' – Knight Frank

The average price of bare agricultural land in England has continued to increase over the past few months, according to Knight...

21 July 2015

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Help to Buy ISA set to be attractive to property investors

As a result of their unexpected majority, the Tories will be able to ensure their new Help to Buy ISA policy...

29 May 2015

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Lending for buy-to-let mortgages on the up

Buy-to-let lending in Q1 2015 went up by almost 20% year-on-year, dramatically outpacing residential lending which increased by 1.6%, new analysis...

20 May 2015

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Spring price bounce led by the East of England

House prices in all English regions and Wales increased over the last month as demand rose across the UK, according to...

24 April 2015

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