In the year to September the numbers of mortgage loans to first-time buyers was up 0.4% year-on-year, while buy-to-let mortgages fell by13%.
Asking prices in the UK fell by 1.5%, or £4,496 this month which means that they are now almost £10,000 lower than in October, the latest monthly index shows.
Glasgow and Edinburgh have seen house prices rise faster than any other major UK town or city in 2018, while the London borough of Kensington and Chelsea leads growth in the capital, new research shows.
More home owners seeking advice about property wealth and what they can do to access it means that membership of the Equity Release Council has passed 300 for the first time.
Closing date 31st December 2018
Famous buy to let landlord Judith Wilson has been fined £10,000 and ordered to pay almost £15,000 costs for failing to comply with an enforcement notice ordering her to supply hot water to a disabled tenant.
The UK’s student accommodation sector is still booming according to Knight Frank, despite Brexit creating uncertainty over the future of foreign students in the country.
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Houses with three bedrooms or more result in higher yields of landlords in the private rented sector in the UK, research suggests.
Rental growth in key cities outside of London are significantly outperforming the UK average which has seen rents rise just 0.97% in the 12 months to November and remain flat month on month.
Demand and sales have weakened again in the residential property market in the UK with the latest national survey also showing that prices are still rising across much of the country.
Asking prices in the UK have fallen in the South East and East of England as both regions follow Greater London on a downward slide, the latest index shows.
In October 10% more surveyors saw a fall in prices at the headline level, the weakest reading since September 2012, the RICS UK Residential Market Survey has found.
There has been sharp slowdown in rental market activity as we draw closer to the festive period, the latest data from the Agency Express Property Activity Index has revealed.
Most tenants believe they will never be able to own a home because of the burden of saving for a deposit to buy.
A Private Members’ Bill which will allow private rental sector tenants to sue over the conditions of their properties is just a few days away from completing its passage through Parliament.
Rent costs in the UK’s private rented sector will rise in line with increased demand from prospective tenants and the impacts of the tenant fees ban in 2019, according to letting agents.
A competitive market in 2018 means that remortgaging has reached its highest rate for a decade as home owners have had access to a range of deals.
Some 80,000 affordable homes have been built in Scotland 2007, with 8,767 delivered in the 12 months to September 2018, a year on year rise of 21%, official figures show
Rents in the UK’s private rented sector increased by 1.5% in the 12 months to November, taking the average to £918 per month, but down month on month in most regions, the latest rental index shows.