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22/02/2018
 
The supply of rental properties in Britain fell by 8% from December to January but at the same time demand from prospective renters rose, the latest survey of letting agents shows. Rent rises also increased in frequency, presenting a bleak outlook f... read more »
 
20/02/2018
 
Almost 600 additional low cost rented homes need to be built every week in England in order to fix the broken housing market and help low incomes families escape poverty, it is claimed. Plans announced by the Government will deliver less than 100 ne... read more »
 
19/02/2018
 
While most landlords are in the business by choice, the last three years have seen an increase in the numbers in the UK letting out a property they had previously tried to sell. A slower sales market in the South of England has revived the accidenta... read more »
 
16/02/2018
 
A letting agency director who stole more than £350,000 in deposits and rent has been spared jail. Clifford Wheatcroft, 33, ran Real-Est8 Property Solutions in Bournemouth. The business launched in 2009 but by December 2013 Wheatcroft was decl... read more »
 
13/02/2018
 
Yorkshire and Humber’s housing market saw a positive start to the New Year with a rise in activity, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ UK Residential Market Survey for January 2018. In January, buyer enquiries and ... read more »
 
12/02/2018
 
OnTheMarket will start trading at 148p today, having failed to set pulses racing when it debuted on the AIM market on Friday. Shares in OTM fell during their first day of trading. According to Hargreaves Lansdown, they opened on Friday at ... read more »
 
10/02/2018
 
Home owners with mortgages in the UK need to be ready for the cost of their loans rising as the Bank of England has signalled two interest rates rises are likely this year. Last November the Bank raised the cost of borrowing for the first time in mo... read more »
 
09/02/2018
 
OnTheMarket’s long-awaited stock market flotation took  place this morning. The portal started trading on AIM at 165p per share when the market opened at 8am. After this morning’s admission, Schroder Asset Management will hold 6% o... read more »
 
08/02/2018
 
The residential property market has started 2018 with a boost as research shows that there was a 40% increase in new sellers across the UK in January. London in particular saw a boost with a 79% rise in supply last month and in the borough of Hillin... read more »
 
07/02/2018
 
MPs have backed a proposed Bill that could see all domestic properties bought up to a minimum energy performance certificate (EPC) rating of C by 2035. Sir David Amess, Conservative MP for Southend West, proposed the Domestic Properties (minimum ene... read more »
 
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