First time buyers in the UK and others with small deposits took a greater share of the housing market in September than in the previous month, with overall approval levels also up compared to August.
Policies and political events have changed the property market in the UK over the last five years with a major new research report showing that increased demand for lettings has had an impact.
The number of house sales falling through in the UK before completion is on the rise, up 5.2% quarter on quarter, according to new figures.
The Mortgage Works has reduced limited company and 80% loan-to-value buy-to-let rates by up to 0.10% and introduced cashback of £1,000.
Bricks and mortar account for only 59% of a property’s market value in the UK with factors such as local amenities, schools and public transport accounting for over two fifths, a new study has found.
Residential rents across Britain increased by 1.6% year on year in the 12 months to Hamptons International report which also looked at what properties landlords are buying.
First time buyers in the UK pay on average 8% more for new homes through the Government’s flagship Help to Buy scheme which is designed to make properties more affordable, new research reveals.
Asking prices in England and Wales nudged up by 0.2% month on month in October, buoyed by strong growth in the West Midlands and Yorkshire, but they continued to fall in Greater London.
The UK is anticipating another financial crash within the next four years, MoneySuperMarket research has revealed.
There were 35,500 first-time buyer mortgages completed in August 2018, a 2% increase year-on-year and the most since July 2017, UK Finance figures show.
The average buy-to-let 5-year fix has now fallen to 3.40% – the lowest on record, Moneyfacts research shows.
The proposed Bakerloo line tube extension is expected to push up house prices in a similar way to areas surrounding the Northern line extension to Battersea.
Landlords spent £12.1bn on buy-to-let in the first half of 2018, 30% or £5.2bn less than in the first half of 2015.
One in three homeowners don’t know what rate they are on – while a further two in five only know an approximate figure, research from Which? Mortgage Advisers has found.
Nearly half of all buy to let landlords in the UK are using their property investment as a pension pot, a new analysis has found.
Building more co-living developments and micro-homes in urban areas top the list of people’s preferred solutions to the UK’s housing crisis according to new research.
Auction House has reported the highest number of monthly entries for the first time in its eleven-year history.
Several ideas have been floated as potential proposals in this month’s Budget, including financial incentives for those offering longer tenancies. But just what will the Autumn Budget statement have in store for buy-to-let landlords?
Croydon Council has become the first local authority to support calls to scrap the so-called ‘no fault’ evictions in order to give renters greater power and security.
A new quarterly overview of the UK lettings sector reveals three key trends: viewings are rising and more tenancies are being signed, but supply is on the way down.