Property transactions in the UK have fallen by a third in the past three months as Brexit uncertainty weighs on the housing market, according to new research.
Four in 10 students in the UK renting a property in the private rented sector live in a home that is substandard, according to a shocking new study.
Agents are predicting that rents in Britain will rise or remain static in 2019 and prices likely to fall or stagnate with Brexit only having an impact on certain areas, research shows.
There was a significant fall in the supply of new properties listed to rent in London in 2018 with the number of tenants looking for a home reaching its highest ever level, according to an agent report.
New research has revealed that Bristol is the best city for house shares – a way of renting which is particularly popular among students and young professionals.
The latest Rightmove price index suggests that homes are at their most affordable level for some years thanks to wage growth handsomely exceeding increases in the prices of homes on sale.
The number of movers has declined by around 50 per cent since the halcyon days of 2006, before the global financial crisis.
There is around eight million square meters of vacant space in town and city centres across the UK, a third of which could be used to deliver 45,000 new homes, according to a new report.
Over half of older home owners in Britain say that they cannot see themselves moving out of their property and downsize as they want to hold onto happy memories.
Almost two thirds of people in Britain overspend when it comes to home improvements and DIY, usually because they have not budgeted for the work, new research has found.
There were 370,000 new first-time buyer mortgages completed in 2018, some 1.9% more than in 2017 and the highest number of first-time buyer mortgages since 2006.
Environet UK has launched Exposed: The Japanese Knotweed Heatmap, a knotweed tracking tool providing an interactive online heatmap of Japanese knotweed sightings across the UK.
Over 65s have nearly five times as much in their property than their pensions savings, with £1.6 trillion held in property wealth, compared to £336bn held in retirees’ pensions, OneFamily has found.
The residential property market in the UK has seen a slow start to the year with sales, new instructions and enquiries all falling, according to the latest market survey.
More than half of homes in the prime central London property market were bought by overseas buyers in the second half of 2018, new research shows.
The average asking price for property in Britain increased by 0.7% this month and is consistent with the growth recorded in February last year and the one before, the latest index shows.
Average overall price growth in England and Wales has slipped into the red, according to Home.co.uk’s February Asking Price Index. This is the first time negative growth has been seen since November 2011, after 87 straight months of price rises.
London is still the world’s top destination for investment in commercial real estate despite ongoing uncertainty about Brexit, well above both Manhattan and Paris, the next two biggest markets, new research shows.
Up to 2.5 million Energy Performance Certificates in the UK are wrong due to inaccurate measurement standards and practices and it means landlords could be unwittingly breaking the law.
The ban on letting fees in England and a cap on tenancy deposits is set to save renters at least £240 million a year, or up to £70 per household, according to the Ministry of Housing.