Smaller and medium sized builders will be able to contribute more to the construction of new homes in the UK after the Chancellor Philip Hammond announced more money for building and training.
Jon Hunt, the property billionaire who founded, ran and then sold Foxtons, is worth a cool £1.186 billion – yet is far from the wealthiest figure in British property.
After the series of anti-buy to let measures contained in recent Budgets, it is perhaps unsurprising that a survey of landlords undertaken by an insurance company shows the sector to be wary of Phillip Hammond’s speech.
One in eight equity release customers are using the money raised from their properties to go on holiday, Retirement Advantage research has found.
A record 65 per cent of landlord purchases over the last 12 months were made by cash buyers according to Countrywide.
Several leading heritage organisations in the UK have formed an alliance to raise concerns with the Government over the way energy efficiency policy treats traditional buildings.
The majority of UK based property and construction businesses believe that the current tax system is unfavourable to the industry with stamp duty to the biggest barrier to growth, new research has found.
Taxes on the development of new homes in the UK are scuppering retirement housing development, which has enormous social value and helps free up housing for young buyers and growing families, new research suggests.
Nearly one in five home owners believe that buying the lender’s home insurance will help their mortgage application go through, new research has found.
The North of England has the slowest moving property market in the UK with three of five regions where homes have been on sale for at least six months in the North East, new research shows.
Adding insulation to suspended timber ground floors commonly found in homes in the UK built before the Second World War can reduce heat loss by up to 92%.
Longer mortgages of 30 years and over are becoming a reality in the UK as demand soars due to rising house prices, inflation and low wage growth, a new report suggests.
New build homes save those living in them almost £700 a year in energy bills as they are considerably more efficient than older properties, new research suggests.
Analysts believe a rise in the Bank of England base rate is on the cards next month as a result of the latest inflation figures, which have been fuelled by rising house prices.
People living in many of the UK’s five million privately rented properties are caught in a gas safety ‘postcode lottery’ which could be avoided with the use of new technology, it is claimed.
Retired homeowners have earned £3,500 a month from their houses in the three months to the end of August as total property wealth hit a record high.
The demise of the British bungalow is closer than some might think, with the type of property accounting for fewer than 7% of houses currently for sale in the UK according to research by HouseSimple.com.
Anyone hoping for a cut in Stamp Duty in next month’s Autumn Budget may need to look away now.
The ringleader of a gang that laundered more than £107m of underworld cash through its London bureaux de change has been stripped of property worth £1.3m in order to repay his criminal gains.
The UK’s three biggest listed estate agencies could have their profits hit by a combined £26m once the lettings fee ban is introduced.