A small site building pilot programme has been launched in London with the aim of using smaller builders and increasing the number of genuinely affordable new homes.
House prices in England and Wales increased by 0.2% in January, the first monthly rise following several months of declines, taking the average to £301,477, the latest index shows.
New homes in the UK need to be age proofed to make sure they are accessible and adaptable to the current and future needs of older people as part of a national strategy for housing, according to a new report.
With 65,000 affordable new homes planned to be built in London per year, it would appear that the capital is offering new opportunities when it comes to house buying.
First-time buyers are having to put down deposits of over £100,000 in an increasing number of areas, Which? found using deposit data from Halifax.
The UK housing market has started the new year off in a similar fashion to the closing stages of 2017 with enquiries, sales and instructions remaining negative, according to the latest monthly market survey.
Home owners with mortgages in the UK need to be ready for the cost of their loans rising as the Bank of England has signalled two interest rates rises are likely this year.
With savers continuing to receive poor returns from banks and building societies, thousands of people unsurprisingly continue to turn to residential property as a means of supplementing their income
Prices in the three months to the end of January were 2.2 per cent, indicating a further slowing from the previous figure of 2.7 per cent released for the three months to the end of December.
Consumers risk losing £99.98bn because their life insurance policies aren’t written into a trust, Legal & General found.
Property prices in the UK fell marginally in the first month of 2018 by 0.6% but are still 2.2% above a year ago, according to the latest lender index to be published.
This year is going to be “challenging” for the housing market according to the influential Ernst & Young ITEM Club, a forecasting group.
Building Societies are offering cheaper fixed rates than mainstream banks, moneyfacts claims.
Home owners in cities in the UK where there is a shortage of family housing could get planning permission to build upwards provided the change is in keeping with the location’s rooflines.
Johnson family lived at this Primrose Hill address for over 10 years
Sales of new homes in London fell by a fifth over the last three months of 2017 compared with the previous quarter with luxury apartments not selling well, new research has found.
The British Government has announced an investment of £866 million to pave the way for the construction up to 200,000 new homes in England and Wales.
London mayor plans to restrict foreign ownership as thousands of properties sit empty
House price growth increased from 2.6% to 3.2% in January – a rise Nationwide dubbed ‘unexpected’.
More than 160,000 new homes were registered to be built in the UK last year, an increase of 6% on 2016, according to new statistics.