House prices rose at their fastest rate for five years in October as buyers raced to beat next year's stamp duty deadline, the Nationwide has said.
With rules and regulations surrounding lockdown seeming to change by the hour, baffling public and politicians alike, the government was forced to attempt to simplify its guidance and on October 12th the new Tiers system was announced.
Property search firm claims too many agents and home movers don't realise the urgency of the situation despite the cut-off date being five months away.
With many facing tough challenges living in urban areas during lockdown, the idea of selling up and moving out to the sticks seems more attractive by the day.
Figures covering England, Scotland and Wales show problems of getting on housing ladder
First-time buyers face significant hurdles and high interest rates in their search for a home
The lockdown caused a marked decrease in the number of new tenancies between March and May – as they fell by 21% year-on-year to 61,972.
US private equity giant Lone Star has made an offer to acquire McCarthy & Stone in a deal that values the UK retirement housebuilder at around £630 million.
National system of transferable logbooks for every home in the UK is making progress, first meeting of new association reveals.
Increasing demand from tenants and strong price growth in the North have seen asking rents outside London hit a new record high of £964 per month.
The UK’s highest office rent deal has just been agreed, in a boost for London’s property market during a turbulent period.
A number of office lettings are expected to be signed, despite fears that businesses will hold off leasing decisions while people continue to work from home, according to new research.
Other cities across Britain have also reported large year-on-year falls, says SpareRoom
Partnership plans to build homes at 20 of its sites across the UK
Firm will sell some of its hotel, leisure and retail parks to focus on offices, stores and homes
The Bank of England looks set to pump yet more money into the ailing economy as it battles with rising lockdowns and Covid-19 cases.
SSTC drops below 55,000 for first time in 10 weeks.
Fall throughs remain above 6,000 for the last four weeks.
New properties coming to market remains above 60,000 for the last 14 weeks.
Withdrawals drops below 6,500 for first time in 25 weeks.
LondonMetric has seen a rising number of occupiers return to quarterly rent payments, the warehousing firm said as it updated on payment collections.
Landlords yet to receive more than half of payments from struggling retailers
Government plans to shake up the planning system in order to create more and better houses are welcome but risk leaving the rural community behind, say experts.
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