The average rent in Scotland increased by 1.7% in the 12 months to April 2019 to £581 per calendar month, led by growth of 3.6% in the Highlands and Islands, the latest index report shows.
The extension of permitted development rights to allow high street conversions to offices and homes is to come into effect on 25 May.
There was an increases in new buyer home lending in regional parts of the UK in the first quarter of 2019, the latest mortgage industry figures show, with Scotland stronger than Wales.
Retired home owners in the UK are using their housing wealth to clear debts to strengthen their finances, new equity release market figures relating to the first quarter of 2019 suggest.
Almost half of landlords and letting agents are more likely to remove some or all of their investment in the private rented sector as a result of the Government’s plans to end Section 21 repossessions, a new survey has found.
An office building at Thorpe Park Leeds has been sold in a £5.27m deal.
Some £55 million grant funding has been agreed with Homes England to deliver 4,000 new homes with the first developments getting underway later this year, it has been announced.
Rents in the UK’s private rented sector increased by 1.2% in the 12 months to April 2019, unchanged from March 2019, according to the latest official figures.
Average house prices in the UK increased by 1.4% in the year to March 2019, up from 1% in February 2019, the latest official figures shows.
The board of property group A&J Mucklow has agreed the £415m sale of the business to LondonMetric.
It may actually make more financial sense for older people to rent rather than withdraw equity from their properties, according to Girlings Retirement Rentals.
The Supreme Court has overturned a decision that set the rateable value of a building in Blackpool at just £1.
A former industrial site is to be transformed with the construction of 151 houses.
Lovell Midlands has been given the green light to develop brownfield land in Steelhouse Lane, Monmore Green, Wolverhampton with a £2.5m scheme providing a mix of homes to buy or rent.
A tribunal hearing has ruled that the ex-wife of farmworker does not have a protected tenancy on her home, as the protected status she believed she had was only granted to her former husband and not the couple jointly.
Tesco Bank is stopping new mortgage lending and is looking for ways to sell its existing mortgage portfolio.
Since the proposed expansion of Heathrow was approved by Parliament last year house prices in surrounding areas have dropped by an average of 2.6%, new research has found.
MPs and peers say plans for register of foreign-owned property should not be delayed
Nurse faces losing his property after council demands gigantic sum for refurbishment of block
Wales is the latest country within the UK to enact a ban, leaving just Northern Ireland without plans for similar legislation.
Planning approvals for new homes have fallen for the first time since 2011 with research suggesting that Brexit uncertainty is restricting finance available to developers.
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