Stamp duty should be coughed up by those selling their home rather than purchasers as this would boost property transactions, while also helping more first-timers to get a foot on the housing ladder, it has been suggested.
A Cricklewood landlord who was ordered in September to pay more than £700,000 after he breached Barnet Council’s planning enforcement rules has had his rental property prepossessed. It will be sold under the hammer this week.
Moneyfacts, the independent financial products monitoring service, says first time buyer have a lot to thank Help To Buy for – even if they did not use it as a means to obtain a mortgage on a property to purchase.
Transaction volumes in London are down by more than half compared with the period just before the financial crisis, and are also down nearly 50% measured year-on-year.
A third (31%) of families with children are concerned about the cost of Christmas, Scottish Friendly’s disposable income index has revealed.
Estate agents are the fourth most distrusted professionals behind journalists, government ministers and politicians according to a report from Mumsnet and Ipsos MORI.
Here are details of the property auctions taking place this week
It is that time of year again! With a distinct chill in the air and dampness on the ground, the cold snap that has hit the country in recent days is likely to persist which will really test your property to the limit.
A private landlord has been fined by a London magistrates court for poor and potentially dangerous housing conditions.
A housebuilder says demand for its units is down 20 per cent thanks to Brexit and “the attack on buy to let” by the current government
Purplebricks announced that it has achieved maiden profit in the UK and now plans to accelerate market share growth. It said it is agreeing a sale every 16 minutes, 24 hours a day.
House prices near future Crossrail stations have increased rapidly in anticipation according to Lloyds Bank research.
London rental price growth slowed down in the third quarter, new research has suggested – unless you live in the likes of St Paul’s and Clapham, where things are getting a whole lot more expensive….
A growing number of property investors are looking to reap significant competitive advantages by shifting to a ‘green’ model of potentially adding value to a home.
Buying at auction is a popular choice for property investors as there are some great bargains to be found, but as with any investment, it’s important to do your homework first
Agents have been warned to be on their guard for the letting fees ban to be attached to another Bill and brought forward.
The UK Government has confirmed a new multi million pound deal to provide more than 2,000 quality new homes for rent in key cities around the country.
While Brexit has not yet had a major impact on the UK housing market, a new analysis suggests that the economic outlook remains uncertain and property price growth is likely to be more subdued in 2017.
AirBnB is to stop hosts in London from letting their properties for more than 90 days a year without official consent – similar to a scheme introduced by the platform in Amsterdam.
Landlord confidence has returned despite government tax changes to the private rental sector