The government’s “How to Rent” guide was once again updated yesterday.
The British Property Federation says there are now 124,037 Build To Rent homes complete, under construction and in planning across the UK.
The government has suggested that it is at least considering changing the terms of its Rent A Room system which could mean ‘hosts’ letting via Airbnb and similar platforms could end up paying more tax than they do now – if they pay any at all.
Locations in the capital dominate a league table of locations where the largest numbers of so-called ‘high risk’ mortgages are taken out.
On average property in close proximity to a high-end retailer like Marks and Spencers, House of Fraser and Waitrose gets sold for on average 15% more than in the wider area, hybrid estate agent Emoov has found.
Borrowers on a standard variable rate (SVR) mortgage could save up to £6,530 by remortgaging to a new deal, Legal & General Mortgage Club has found.
Lloyds Bank has launched a range of 10-year fixes for remortgage customers and home movers.
The Bank of England should freeze house prices for five years and set a separate new target for house price inflation, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has suggested.
Ten year mortgage deals look set to become more popular among home movers and those remortgaging in the UK as two major lender announced new long term products.
The property sector in the UK has hit out at yet another change in Housing Minister, with Dominic Raab named as the new Brexit Secretary of State, meaning the country has now had 17 ministers in 20 years.
Few people in the UK can recognise Japanese knotweed, described by the Environment Agency as the most destructive, aggressive and invasive plant in the country, but a court ruling means that home owners can sue their neighbours if it ends up on their land.
Prime property prices in London are continuing to fall with buyers price sensitive and ales going through to those who have to move, for example for jobs and schools, the latest research suggests.
Property is still top choice when it comes to long-term investment, according to findings from a survey carried out by Perrys Chartered Accountants.
New form of planning consent could be the key to unlocking thousands of new homes across England, it is suggested.
Letting agents in parts of the UK are failing to provide tenants with the correct information, showing them around properties and not pointing out important safety details, an investigation has found.
The latest house price index confirms that the UK property market has slowed, with annual growth flat in June 2018.
Allsop’s next residential auction – which will take place on Thursday 19 July at the luxury InterContinental London Park Lane hotel – will feature more than 210 lots.
A number of buy-to-let landlords are expected to rush to complete last-minute mortgages, including remortgage deals, ahead of new licensing laws, concerning Houses of Multiple Occupancy (HMOs), according to Commercial Trust Limited.
Disgruntled private landlords are likely to turn their attention from buy-to-let to holiday lets if the government presses ahead with its three-year tenancy plans, according to the CLA.
The London Assembly Members yesterday agreed a unanimous motion calling on the Mayor of London to back a campaign to abolish section 21 and to lobby the government for a change in the law.