The traditional north-south divide on house prices has been turned on its head, with London the UK’s worst-performing region and north-west England topping the table, according to Nationwide.
Although narrowing from the widest gap in 2016 where house prices in London were 2.3 times the national average, it is still roughly twice as much for an average home compared to anywhere else in the UK at just over £500k. It's fair to say that London has its own set of rules with regards to property.
A recent poll of UK house hunters has found moving closer to family and needing additional space are two of the top reasons why people want to move home in 2021.
Unite Students, the owner, manager and developer of student accommodation, has sold a portfolio of eight properties, comprising 2,284 beds for £133m.
For over a year now, the UK has been cycling through different lockdown periods to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Thankfully, it now looks as though the end of the pandemic could be in sight.
Whether it's your first home or fifth, navigating the house buying process can be both time consuming and highly stressful, with many factors that need to be taken into consideration to ensure there are no hidden issues.
There has been a sharp uplift in student rental activity following the Government’s announcement on returning to higher education just a month ago, according to the latest analysis from student accommodation platform, UniHomes.
Due to the affects of lockdown on the buying preferences of house hunters in the capital, there has been a shift towards homes in the suburbs. Despite being down, the inner London property market is certainly not out, according to the latest research from Benham and Reeves.
The pandemic continues to put pressure on the housing sector, with the latest data revealing that rents are now 22% below the level they were at in February 2020.
According to recent data, it’s now taking 43 days longer to sell a home due to the delays caused by the stamp duty holiday. But what has this heightened level of market activity done to the gap between the asking price expectations of sellers and the sums buyers are actually willing to pay?
With demand increasing for outdoor space amongst house hunters, traditional requirements such as a modern kitchen, open-plan spaces and clever storage are beginning to wane. Your garden is now your biggest selling point, so time to give it some love.
Albeit slightly historic, the latest data released by ONS has revealed that UK house prices continued their upward trajectory into 2021 with a rise of 7.5% - down slightly against the previous month by a fractional 0.5%.
The threat of being hit with a 5k fine for jetting off to sunnier climes has cast a dark cloud over many Brit's holiday plans this summer. As a result, searches for staycations are understandably on the rise and, for savvy landlords anyway, this could be a summer to remember.
With the UK housing market booming its way through the pandemic, newly released research has revealed that four in ten first-time buyers have now taken advantage of the Stamp Duty Holiday.
Ignorance is no defence when it comes to the Community Infrastructure Levy, says Southampton-based property tax specialist, E3 Consulting, who are warning homeowners against falling foul of planning pitfalls.
Our homes are more than just a roof over our heads, they are an extension of our lifestyle and individual personalities, yet despite the ability to tailor every aspect of our property to our specific needs, you can't beat the basics.
One in four (26%) existing or aspiring homeowners have previously had an accident or illness, leaving them in financial difficulty leading to a missed mortgage payment, according to new research from MetLife UK.
The short-let market is a notoriously hard nut to crack with specific guest demands and operational challenges. But get it right, and it can be a lucrative option for investors.
Marking the one year anniversary of the ‘stay at home’ restrictions, new research from Rightmove highlights how house hunters attitudes have been altered, where people want to live and the kind of homes they’re looking for.
Following the recent publication of the government's new Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy, the British Property Federation is calling for a longer net-zero regulatory roadmap, beyond 2030.
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