UK expected to see house price surge in 2017

UK expected to see house price surge in 2017

House prices across the UK are expected to increase by 2.2 per cent this year, representing a rise of around £4,460, on average. This means that the average property could be worth £210,00 [...]

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21-April-17 General Lettings News
Avg UK home owners now earned enough to pay annual mortgage costs

Avg UK home owners now earned enough to pay annual mortgage costs

British homeowners have now earned enough to cover mortgage payments for the remainder of the year, a new study has indicated. Research from Halifax shows the annual mortgage repayment cost is &p [...]

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20-April-17 General Lettings News
Young professionals spend extra £70k for popular postcodes

Young professionals spend extra £70k for popular postcodes

Young employees in Britain are paying an extra £71,000 to secure homes in England and Wales’ most popular locations, research shows. A study from Lloyds Bank found that the average pr [...]

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19-April-17 General Lettings News
England and Wales avg prices up 0.5%

England and Wales avg prices up 0.5%

Average house prices in England and Wales rose 0.5 per cent in March, a new study from Your Move has shown. The findings showed that average house prices also jumped 3.3 per cent year-on-year to [...]

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18-April-17 General Lettings News
UK housing sales “stagnant”

UK housing sales “stagnant”

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has found that the UK housing market has hit a period of stagnation, with data from March showing that the number of properties available for sale are [...]

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13-April-17 General Lettings News
UK house prices rise by 5.8%

UK house prices rise by 5.8%

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has released its latest UK House Price Index for February 2017. The data - which includes all residential properties purchased for market value in the UK - show [...]

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12-April-17 General Lettings News
Mortgage options increasing for first-time landlords

Mortgage options increasing for first-time landlords

Plenty of people are taking the plunge into buy-to-let and becoming first-time landlords, and the mortgage industry appears to be responding accordingly. The number of products available to these land [...]

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12-April-17 General Lettings News
One in four tenants wouldn't say if they'd damaged property

One in four tenants wouldn't say if they'd damaged property

Most tenants should know that if any significant damage is caused to a property they are renting, it's their responsibility to tell the landlord or letting agent. However, new research from YouGov [...]

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12-April-17 General Lettings News
Over half of tenants rent because they want to

Over half of tenants rent because they want to

Renters are often stereotyped as unhappy millennials; those who cannot afford to get on the housing ladder so are stuck in rented accommodation. However, a new survey has found that this is not true, [...]

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11-April-17 General Lettings News
Consultation on letting agent fees ban launched

Consultation on letting agent fees ban launched

The government has begun the consultation period on its proposed ban on letting agents charging tenants upfront fees, as it lays out what it plans to change in the coming months, it has been reported. [...]

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10-April-17 General Lettings News