The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has launched an online resource to guarantee ‘better’ environmental decision-making by valuing natural capital.
A high street in the south Wales valleys has been named best in the UK.
Treorchy's bustling centre has been praised for its thriving community.
Bank of England leaves interest rates on hold amid property upturn
The latest analysis and research from Principality has revealed that, despite a drop in overall sales during 2019, Wales is continuing to experience house price growth as the average price across the country hits £193,254.
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Regulation of estate and lettings agents may not be introduced for at least two years, the architect of the reforms has revealed.
A tax specialist has warned homeowners who rent out another property that they must prepare ahead of a ‘game-changing’ tax change.
UK house prices rose at their fastest annual rate for 14 months, according to the Nationwide, with an increase of 1.9% in January.
More affordable housing should be built in England’s national parks to help communities excluded by spiralling prices driven by second homes, the new chair for the authorities has said.
The latest data and analysis from estate agent comparison website, GetAgent.co.uk, takes a look at where the best and worst spots were across the nation for selling homes during 2019.
Prices in Prime Central London surprisingly rose in 2019 despite volumes dropping off, London Central Portfolio’s (LCP) residential index found.
House prices are expected to rise by 4% this year, as the housing market continues to recover.
Research consultancy Pantheon Economics revised up its price growth expectations in 2020 from 2.5% to 4%, though its forecast for 2021 remained at 3%.
The housing sector has potential to unlock a vast amount of political capital for the new Government. With new-found support for the Prime Minister across the country, the housing sector can support Government by delivering a new generation of homes and making home ownership more accessible. Alongside progressive policymaking, the Government needs the backing of institutional investors who can provide long-term capital, often from pension funds. However, there is a current danger that some of the reforms the Government are pursuing – such as those in the residential leasehold sector – increase the risk of driving long-term investment away from the market.
The proportion of income that tenants spent on rent decreased from 32.64% in 2016 to 30.64% in 2019 despite increases in rental levels, The Deposit Protection Service’s (The DPS) Rent Index has revealed.
The proportion of young homeowners has increased, reversing a trend seen since 2003, the government’s English Housing Survey has revealed.
Royal London Asset Management’s love for London property has shown no signs of slowing, with the investor adding a City office block to its portfolio.
Greater power for tenants, modified succession rules and new guidance for rent reviews are among the changes proposed in the new Agriculture Bill.
Planners and engineers have been rapped for allowing new housing developments to be dominated by roads.
A report says too many highways engineers are still approving roads that do not fully account for pedestrians and cyclists.
The latest data and analysis from HMRC has revealed that the decisive outcome to the General Election at the end of the year helped to ignite a surge in market activity.
Seventy percent of the properties on Cognatum’s retirement estate are inherited before they are sold. The majority are inherited by the children of the owners.
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