Britain shrugged off the Brexit vote to remain the main destination for foreign investment in financial services in Europe last year, although Germany and France are proving increasingly attractive to investors following the EU referendum, a new study has found.
British households are saving less than ever before amid the longest period of falling real household incomes in forty years, official figures show.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the UK's dominant services sector expanded at the slowest quarterly pace in two years at the start of 2017.
UK house prices were up 1.1pc in June, the first rise in four months, thanks to strengthening demand on the back of healthy gains in employment and continued low mortgage rates.
According to Nationwide's house price index, the increase brought the annual growth rate up to 3.1pc - from 2.1pc in May.
Construction contracts on major regeneration and infrastructure projects have shifted from being highly concentrated on London and the South-east to a more even spread across the country.
The average length of new lettings of farmland in England and Wales increased in 2016, with the area of land in the tenanted sector remaining stable at about 35% of all agricultural land.
In the wake of the disaster at a west London tower block in which 30 people have been confirmed dead so far, there have been accusations that the government has ignored lessons from previous tower block fires.
Metro Bank has bought a portfolio of UK mortgages worth almost £600m from US investment firm Cerberus, increasing the size of its mortgage book by around 15pc.
Telford Homes wants rental housing to make up half of its total portfolio as demand among investors soars.
Rental homes currently constitute around 10pc of its building pipeline, or nearly 500 properties, with a total contract value of £230m.
The Property Ombudsman has said that in her view, there is no difference between ‘Sale Agreed’, ‘Under Offer’, and ‘Sold Subject to Contract’.
ONS data runs counter to recent reports from mortgage lenders suggesting the market was in decline, but acknowledges a general slowdown
Average UK rents have fallen for the first time in more than seven years, with London seeing the biggest decline, according to new data.
Demand for investment grows despite worries that Brexit might cut number of high-spending foreign students coming to UK
Rapid UK house price growth risks triggering a fresh economic downturn if prices fall, according to a top think tank, as it warned that Britain was on course for a hard Brexit.
A Birmingham retail park has been acquired by a major commercial property investor in a deal worth more than £5m.
Custodian Real Estate Investment Trust has acquired the 23,007 sq ft Wells Green Retail Park in Sheldon, five miles from Birmingham city centre
With the need for more housing, developers are moving in to build on top of former landfill sites. But how safe are these places, and should people be concerned about living on top of them?
Council of Mortgage Lenders downgrades forecast saying landlords are withdrawing from market in response to tax changes and tighter lending rules
Taxes and limits on lending to landlords are squeezing the buy-to-let end of the housing market hard, as banks and building societies predict a sharp fall in lending.
Younger people have been priced out of home ownership as baby boomers have benefited, says Resolution Foundation
Developers have lodged a planning application for the third phase of work at a £30m mixed-use site in Stafford town centre.
Manchester-based Panacea Property Development, chaired by JCB heir Jo Bamford, plans to build a part four and five storey building comprising 80 residential apartments with associated access, parking and landscaping at the Riverway site.
The overheating commercial property sector in the West Midlands shows little sign of cooling down with two major lettings deals being completed in just over a week.
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