The government will provide housing associations with £2bn in funding to help build affordable homes from 2022, Prime Minister Theresa May has announced.
A lick of paint, a new floor and a bathroom makeover top the list of work carried out by home owners in the UK in the last five years, according to a new survey.
Landlords are being reminded this week that they are responsible for the safety of their tenants, as part of Gas Safety Week.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned government ministers that a worst-case scenario no-deal Brexit could lead to house prices plunging by over a third, the BBC has reported.
West Sussex remains best place to retire offering pensioners the highest quality of life, Prudential’s 2018 Retirement Quality of Life Index has found.
Retirement interest-only mortgages are a welcome addition to the later life lending space but there should be a closer alignment between the products and equity release options so consumers get more holistic advice, trade body representatives at FSE London concluded.
Builders in Britain are renowned for needing a brew but new research suggests they spend more time taking to clients than having a cup of tea.
Over 11 million more households on poor value default tariffs would be protected from being overcharged under proposals announced by Ofgem.
Over three quarters (76%) of remortgage applications via intermediaries resulted in a completion during Q2 2018, up from 70% in the previous quarter, as activity spiked ahead of the Bank of England’s anticipated decision to raise interest rates above 0.5%.
A ban on selling halogen lightbulbs comes into force this weekend as part of a Europe-wide move to improve energy efficiency and cut carbon emissions.
The rental market is being warned of the dangers from unsafe gas and electricity supplies caused by meter-tampering.
Home owners in more affluent London boroughs are the most likely to have planning permission approved as the system is ‘broken’ in many areas, a new study has found.
More garden towns are to be built in England with a new communities programme launched to provide over 200,000 new homes by 2050.
Over 55s think they need £114,436 for a comfortable retirement but those aged 55-59 said they would need more – £180,741 on average, SunLife has found.
With more than three quarters of all pensioners in the UK owning their own home a warning has been issued that they should not regard it as an answer to any pension shortfall that they might have.
The majority of business leaders in the property industry in the UK don’t understand how the Brexit process will affect employees with just over six months until the nation leaves the European Union, a study shows.
Property prices in England and Wales increased by just 0.8% in the year to June 2018 and sales fell by 3.2% to their lowest level since stamp duty was changed in December 2014, according to the latest housing market analysis.
Much of the UKs housing stock is currently unsuitable for the governments proposed changeover to electric cars in 2040, research from car buying comparison website Motorway.co.uk shows.
A franchise proposition called The UK Adviser has been launched, enabling ambitious individuals to build their own mortgage business with significant levels of support.
Property owners could be forced to pay more than £8.6bn if they fail to revalue ahead of a major tax change, specialist tax relief firm Catax has found.