Home construction is up but still short of target

Home construction is up but still short of target

The number of new homes being constructed in England has increased this year, but there are still concerns that not enough are being built.    In the first quarter of the year, new home star [...]

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26-May-17 General Lettings News
250,000 Brits giving up on dream of buying a house

250,000 Brits giving up on dream of buying a house

Around 250,000 people in the UK who don't currently own property appear to have given up on the likelihood that they will buy a house. New research from the HomeOwners Alliance and BLP Insurance h [...]

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25-May-17 General Lettings News
More single property landlords expecting tax change fallout

More single property landlords expecting tax change fallout

More single-property landlords are expecting to have to pay higher rates of tax than ever before due to recent changes. According to the latest figures from the National Landlords Association (NLA), 1 [...]

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24-May-17 General Lettings News
Buy-to-let mortgage activity saw drop in April

Buy-to-let mortgage activity saw drop in April

Buy-to-let activity fell in April, with the recent tax changes for landlords being blamed for the fall in the sector. The latest figures from Connells Survey and Valuation show that the number of prop [...]

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23-May-17 General Lettings News
April sees rise in UK property prices

April sees rise in UK property prices

The average price of homes coming onto the market has reached a record high, according to the new Rightmove House Price Index. April saw average property prices rise by 1.1 per cent on the previous mo [...]

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22-May-17 General Lettings News
'Renting cheaper than mortgage repayments' in most UK cities

'Renting cheaper than mortgage repayments' in most UK cities

Those living in many cities throughout the UK will now find that renting property is cheaper than buying it, according to new data.Zoopla has found that in more than half of Britain's largest citi [...]

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19-May-17 General Lettings News
Mortgage lenders calling on government to support SME builders

Mortgage lenders calling on government to support SME builders

Mortgage lenders are urging the government to support smaller house builders in a bid to better address the current shortfall in supply. The industry is asking the government to promote lending to sma [...]

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18-May-17 General Lettings News
Nearly 3 million Brits feel their mortgage payments are too high

Nearly 3 million Brits feel their mortgage payments are too high

Over the last few years, an increasing number of people in the UK have been able to get themselves mortgages, as the financial situation has eased and lenders have seen more buyers as viable borrowers [...]

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17-May-17 General Lettings News
Legal&General secures latest build-to-rent site in Leeds

Legal&General secures latest build-to-rent site in Leeds

A new build-to-rent project will soon be launched in Leeds by Legal and General. The firm has gained permission for its fifth such site, which will see 250 purpose-built homes constructed at Mustard W [...]

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17-May-17 General Lettings News
More adults in the UK will live with parents as house prices climb

More adults in the UK will live with parents as house prices climb

Continued rises in house prices over the last few years has made it more difficult for people in the UK to get onto the property ladder than it has ever been before. And if price increases are set to [...]

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16-May-17 General Lettings News