UK property values set to continue to rise 'steadily' in 2016 and 2017

UK property values set to continue to rise 'steadily' in 2016 and 2017

The pace at which house prices in the UK property market rise is set to slow over the next couple of years, but that doesn't mean that it will stop entirely as the market continues to move forward [...]

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30-November-16 General Lettings News
More than a third of landlords will increase rent for agent admin fees

More than a third of landlords will increase rent for agent admin fees

When the chancellor Philip Hammond announced last week in his Autumn Statement that he would be looking to abolish letting agency fees "as soon as possible", many hailed it as a move that wo [...]

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29-November-16 General Lettings News
Residential rental prices climb year on year, data shows

Residential rental prices climb year on year, data shows

The residential rental market has continued to improve throughout the latter part of the year, according to the latest data, which shows that prices have grown across the majority of the UK.New index [...]

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28-November-16 General Lettings News
How does the latest Autumn Statement impact the property market?

How does the latest Autumn Statement impact the property market?

This week saw the chancellor Philip Hammond deliver his first Autumn Statement since moving into his new role in government, and there was news in a number of key areas, including property, although p [...]

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25-November-16 General Lettings News
First-time buyer numbers in London continue to fall

First-time buyer numbers in London continue to fall

The number of people getting themselves a footing on the property ladder for the first time has fallen in the past year in London, according to the latest mortgage data released this week. Figure [...]

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25-November-16 General Lettings News
Housing market sentiment stable after suffering Brexit fall

Housing market sentiment stable after suffering Brexit fall

The sentiment among home investors and sellers across the UK has reached a period of stability, after having suffered somewhat in the wake of the Brexit vote in June of this year, according to the lat [...]

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24-November-16 General Lettings News
Scottish property prices rise for the first time since Brexit vote

Scottish property prices rise for the first time since Brexit vote

The price of buying a home in Scotland rose in September for the first time since the Brexit vote in June, according to newly published data looking at the Quarter three results from north of the bord [...]

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23-November-16 General Lettings News
Landlords want to see the government change rules that harm their returns

Landlords want to see the government change rules that harm their returns

Many landlords across the UK feel that the government has something of a bee in its bonnet when it comes to the buy-to-let sector, and want to see it change, recognising the importance that the PRS ha [...]

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22-November-16 General Lettings News
Stamp Duty is still a major barrier for UK first-time buyers

Stamp Duty is still a major barrier for UK first-time buyers

Stamp Duty charges remain one of the biggest barriers faced by those who are looking to get themselves a footing on the property ladder for the first time, according to a newly published survey.  [...]

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21-November-16 General Lettings News
Bank of England to have new powers to protect future of property market

Bank of England to have new powers to protect future of property market

The Bank of England has been given new powers by the government, which it is believed will help the central bank protect the market as a whole against risky lending practices in the buy-to-let market. [...]

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21-November-16 General Lettings News