The number of remortgages has risen 41% year-on-year from 28,400 in December 2016 to 39,943 in December 2017, conveyancing service provider LMS has found.
February has already seen strong auction activity across the board, with many lots snapped up and sold at whopping prices well over their guide price. Here, we present an auction roundup for 2018 so far.
Calls for all tenants in the UK’s private rented and social housing sectors to be able to have a dog or a cat in their rented home have been met with some scepticism by landlords.
A decade on from the global financial crisis property sales in the UK have still not recovered to anywhere close to pre-2008 levels, according to a new analysis of Land Registry data.
Private rented sector rents paid by tenants in Britain rose by 1.1% in the 12 months to January 2018, down from 1.2% in December 2017, the latest official index shows.
Property prices in the UK increased by 5.2% in the 12 months to December 2017, up from 5% the previous month, the latest official index figures show.
Mortgage lending for first time buyers, home movers and buy to let purchases all fell in December 2017 compared to the previous year, the latest trends data shows.
There are now well over 750,000 homes in Britain worth at least £1 million with most of them in London, new figures show.
Tenants collectively paid a whopping £51.6bn in rent last year, which is £1.8bn higher than the previous year and more than twice what they paid in 2007, new figures show.
A London council is marking 125 successful prosecutions against agents, landlords and sub-letting tenants since 2016.
Controversial new Purplebricks advertisements on social media mock traditional estate agents who “twiddle their thumbs” in offices and claim the hybrid agency is incentivised to get the best price because it wants more positive reviews on Trustpilot.
Almost a third of all ‘Suspicious Activity Reports’ concerning possible anti-money laundering infringements and reported to the National Crime Agency have involved property deals.
House prices fell by 4.3% in Greater London in the year to January 2018 – the steepest drop since August 2009, LSL’s House Price Index has found.
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.
Rents for new lettings in Britain increased by 2.4% year on year in January to an average of £958, unchanged from December, the latest monthly lettings index shows.
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.
The number of buy to let properties in arrears has risen again according to figures released by UK Finance, formerly the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to keep interest rates on hold at 0.5% at their latest meeting but said if the current economy remains on track the speed of further rate rises could accelerate.
The Prudential Regulation Authority’s ongoing tax changes will filter out small amateur landlords, experts have predicted.
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.