The National House Building Council, a provider of warranty and insurance, has launched the 2020 edition of its technical standards.
The new standards affect foundations that begin on or after 1 January.
Brits are willing to spend £23,271 more on properties if they help the environment, research from landscaping manufacturer Marshalls has found.
House prices in Prime London have typically fallen by 16% from the 2014 peak, research from buying agency Ludgrove has found.
ONS notes 46% rise since 1999 in number of 20- to 34-year-olds returning home
Some apartments from Britain’s biggest retirement builder have dived in value due to hefty charges
The amount of farmland that has come on to the market in 2019 in north-east England is down on the previous year but values have remained broadly stable.
The average UK rent is now £953 after rising by 2.7% in the year to October 2019, HomeLet’s rental index has revealed.
A new house price forecast from reallymoving has predicted that average house prices in England and Wales are on track to end the year 4.1% higher than at the end of 2018.
Almost 10,000 new homes could be built on some of the most flood-prone areas of England, a Greenpeace investigation has found.
Nearly £600 million has been wiped off the value of British Land’s retail empire amid painful High Street conditions, the property giant said on Wednesday.
Northern Ireland’s house price growth is currently outstripping other countries in the UK, Office for National Statistics figures show.
Prices in Northern Ireland increased by 4% in the year to September, outstripping Wales (2.6%), Scotland (2.4%) and England (1%).
The best time to sell a home is at 1.51pm on a sunny Wednesday, research by Privilege Insurance has found.
The month of March is most common when it comes to selling up.
Often a long and frustratingly slow process, buying or selling a property in the UK can test the patience of saints.
Never ending bargaining periods, middle agents, and for some, even finding a suitable home in the first place can all mean that from start to end, buying or selling a property can take months, sometimes more.
The number of applications by retailers to England’s district councils have nearly halved in the past four years, contributing to the high street crisis.
The latest research from the National Landlords Association has revealed that landlord confidence in their own lettings business has slumped to an all-time low with just 28% rating the prospects for their lettings business in the next three months as “very good” or “good”.
At this time of year, many homeowners in the UK decide to step up their home security, spurred on by darker nights and houses full of expensive gifts wrapped up for Christmas.
Hardly a day goes by without another terrifying statistic on global warming and climate change hitting the headlines. Despite this, the go-ahead has been given for the first coal mine in decades, spelling trouble for the environment and local property prices.
Project links solar-fitted premises in ‘milestone’ to form a mini virtual power plant
The proportion of homes in Great Britain let by overseas landlords rose to 11% between January and October, monthly lettings index has found.
ONS data revealed that from April 2017 to March 2018, 60,000 affordable homes were built, bought or rehabilitated.
Some 47,100 were in England, 8,600 in Scotland, 2,300 in Wales and 2,300 in Northern Ireland.
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