Nationwide Building Society has become the first major high street lender to enter the equity release market.
The majority of adults in the UK, some 80%, are not confident in the Government’s ability to make it easy and more accessible for people to buy a property over the next two years, a new survey has found.
Buy-to-let landlords can still expect to achieve double-digit yields when investing up north, fresh research shows.
The average UK property takes 96 days to sell, according to a new report.
Football legend turned property magnate Robbie Fowler, estimated to be worth more than £30m, is behind free advice on how to become a successful buy-to-let landlord.
The buy to let sector should prepare itself for issues which may arise if the government goes ahead with its intention to introduce 12 month tenancies – or even longer ones – in the private rental sector.
The amount of new housing stock being created has increased in the past year – but still lags behind pre-crisis levels, figures from the Department for Communities and Local Government reveal.
Average UK house prices will remain flat in 2018, with punitive stamp duty levels, and continuing economic and political uncertainty, taking its toll on the property market, the latest forecast report says.
The new build lending market outlook in the UK is seeing growing confidence, competition and activity but is clouded by a dependency on Help to Buy, it is claimed.
Asking prices in England and Wales have fallen by 0.2% but are still 3% higher in November than they were a year ago, taking the average to £306,667, the latest index shows.
Birmingham was named as one of Europe’s top locations for property investment, and takes the number one spot amongst UK cities, beating London, Manchester and Edinburgh, according to The Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2017 report.
The forthcoming Autumn Budget is set to unveil the government’s plans to encourage landlords to offer longer tenancies of at least 12 months to those renting who want them, according to Andrew Turner, chief executive at Commercial Trust Limited.
Private rental prices paid by tenants in Great Britain rose by 1.5% in the 12 months to October, but this was slightly down from 1.6% in September, according to the latest ONS figures.
The pressure group Generation Rent – often identified with highlighting issues concerning young tenants – is now warning of a massive rise in pensioners who rent privately in the next two decades.
The Property Ombudsman has launched phase three of its national campaign with the Chartered Trading Standards Institute to tackle lettings agents that are breaking the law by not displaying their fees.
One in eight equity release customers are using the money raised from their properties to go on holiday, Retirement Advantage research has found.
The buy to let market in the UK has taken numerous financial hits and may never be what it was again, it is suggested after the latest lending figures show that lending fell in September.
Millions of tenants and landlords across the UK are unaware of the laws governing the rental sector with landlords even unsure about responsibilities regarding being safe and fair, new research has found.
The world’s ‘most successful’ Airbnb landlord is based in London and currently makes £11.9m a year in rental income, renting out 881 properties in the city, fresh research shows.
The annual rate of rental growth slowed between September and October according to Countrywide.