Nearly half of aspiring residential builders in the UK say economic growth will have the greatest effect on house prices in the next five years, a new survey shows.
When asked what will have the biggest effect on house prices in the next five years,... read more �
House prices picked up in April after two consecutive months of slowing growth, Nationwide claims.
The lender’s latest House Price Index puts average prices for April at £213,000, up 2.6% annually and 0.2% on a monthly basis.
Annual hou... read more �
The British Government has launched a consultation on proposals to toughen rules on residential building safety, particularly strengthening fire testing for cladding
The consultation will look at restricting or banning the use of ‘desktop stud... read more �
More landlords with property in the North of England experienced a void period in the past three months than in any other UK region according to new research.
Some 53% of landlords with property in the North East and North West of England both exper... read more �
The average price of a home in the UK reached £227,871 in March, a record high, having increased by 1.5% month on month, the latest index data shows.
Prices are now 2.7% higher than in March 2017, up from 1.8% annual growth recorded in Februar... read more �
The number of house sales falling through before completion in the UK is rising up to 38.8% at the beginning of 2018 from 34.9% in the first quarter of 2017, the latest research has found.
This compares to 21.6% in 2016, and 22.6% in 2015. The lowes... read more �
Older home owners in the UK who have benefited from years of strong house price growth now own three quarters of all housing equity with a total value of £2.8 trillion, new research shows.
Owners aged over 65 alone own 43% of that equity and a... read more �
Average annual rental values in the prime central London lettings market fell by 1.5% in March but increased month on month for the first time since September 2015, the latest index report shows.
The 0.2% rise in monthly rents comes at a time when t... read more �
OnTheMarket this morning announced a sharp rise in traffic to its site last month, with 12m visits during March.
It said this was more than double the traffic in February – when it was admitted to AIM – or in March last year.
The ... read more �
Rents paid by tenants in the private rented sector in the UK increased by 1.1% in the 12 months to February 2018, unchanged from January, the latest official figures show.
In England rents were up by 1.1%, in Wales by 1.4% and in Scotland by 0.4% wh... read more �