The Gambling Commission has issued warnings to home owners amid the renewed trend of house raffles.
Countrywide has issued forecasts for the housing market over the next two years amidst a warning that Brexit volatility is the biggest risk to performance.
The proportion of home movers buying homes has dropped from just under two-thirds to 51% in the past decade, figures show.
Asking prices for properties new to the market fell this month for the second time this year, Rightmove reported
An £845,000 manor house in Lancashire that was being raffled for £2 a ticket has a new owner.
Calls for the Government to cut stamp duty, the tax paid on a home in the UK, to reflect what is actually happening in the housing market, are rising.
The price of houses in the UK will remain high because a “structural decline” means fewer homes are being sold and let, thus fuelling an excess of demand over supply.
The east of England has been the outlier for house price growth in recent months but it is being overtaken by the east midlands, at least by seller expectations.
Claims about how much an online agent could save sellers have been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority.
House prices in the UK increased by 0.8% in June compared to the previous month and by 4.9% year on year taking the average value to £223,257, the latest official figures show.
A new consumer awareness campaign has been launched, aimed at educating the public about property fraud.
Police are investigating allegations that people who used a quick-sale firm to sell their homes lost thousands of pounds and were only given a fraction of the money they were due.
The UK housing market has reached a plateau as activity and lending have been flat since the start of the year, according to the latest outlook analysis report.
Surveyors have reported a decline in new inquiries and instructions, citing continuing lack of supply as major issue.
Almost six in ten property law firms say that cyber crime poses a big threat when handling property transactions – but only a minority have done much about it.
House prices grew at their slowest annual rate for more than four years in July, figures show.
Purplebricks this week on prime time TV rejected claims that it has led vendors “up the garden path”.
More than half of properties in expensive areas of London were withdrawn during the second quarter of 2017.
Purplebricks’ share price dropped Wednesday afternoon to a recent low of 456.60p following a slating given to the company on BBC Radio 4 – a taster of what promises to be a substantial discussion about the firm’s performance on BBC One this evening.
Installing solar panels on your home makes no difference to how much it’s worth, according to two thirds of estate agents.