Property prices in the UK could fall by 1.2% this year with Brexit and high levels of stamp duty affecting the housing markets but it could pick up once the Brexit situation is sorted out.
The number of new build homes sold in March 2019 decreased by almost 20% compared with the same month in 2018, according to official date from the Land Registry.
Across the UK, homes on the market have been on sale two weeks longer than a year ago on average but properties are selling quicker in one in five town and cities, according to new research.
Home owners who invest in landscaping their garden could see their property value increase by 77%, new research suggests.
The number of houses available to buy hit the lowest level ever recorded for the month of March, despite a month on month rise, the latest estate agent data shows.
The trade body for ‘home stagers’ says that properties that have been dressed sell three times faster than those that have not.
A House of Lords committee has called for the government to reform stamp duty because it has “seriously distorted the housing market”.
Property sales in the UK are stable, largely unchanged in the 12 months to March 2019, the latest official figures show while non-residential transactions were up for a second month in a row.