Average property prices in key UK cities increased by 2.1% in the year to May 2019 but values vary depending on location from a rise of 5% in Liverpool to a fall of 4% in Aberdeen, the latest index shows.
Construction of affordable homes for staff and students to take place over next decade
Premiership candidate also wants to reduce Stamp Duty paid by those buying homes in the super-prime market.
Housing minister says move will protect buyers from ‘exploitative arrangements’
Homes England, the government’s housing accelerator, completed 40,289 houses between April 2018 and March 2019.
During that same period, 45,692 homes were started on site under programmes managed by Homes England.
The British Government is planning to introduce mandatory design regulations for new homes, both for sale and to rent, with minimum sizes for rooms and storage spaces, the Prime Minister has announced.
Gross mortgage lending across the residential market in the UK in May 2019 reached £21.9 billion, up just 0.4% year on year, according to the latest industry figures to be published.
An office building in the centre of Manchester has been sold for £7.5m.
The Property Alliance Group has bought the 29,000 sq ft office block.
Property development and investment company Total Developments has completed the investment sale of Apollo Park in Crewe to Aberdeen Standard Investments for £19.8m, achieving a Net Initial Yield (NIY) of 5.34%.
Report by Public Accounts Committee has heavily criticised ministers for failing to get to grips with housing shortage.
Citizens Advice research finds half of landlords don’t know or understand legal obligations
First-time buyers now need an average income of £54,000 to buy a typical home in a UK city, though the good news for purchasers is that the priciest locations have become a little more affordable, according to new data.
Ikea could be building homes in the UK after a council in the south of England agreed to work with a developer owned by the flat-pack retailer.
It’s a landlords’ market these days, which means Generation Rent has to abide by some frankly bizarre stipulations
A family can face a bill of thousands when developers don’t complete on time
Treasury proposes rise from 5% to 20%, while the tax on coal will stay at lower rate
PROPERTY investors slashed purchases of office buildings in London by £3 billion in the first half of the year due to the nervous wait for a resolution to the Brexit saga, new figures showed on Monday.
More than 30,000 households have been helped to buy their home through Scottish Government support schemes since 2007, the latest official figures show.
A landmark report has found that some £4.9 billion a year is needed to deliver affordable homes in London, seven times more than the capital currently receives.
Planning delays of over a year are forcing individual, small site building projects to be abandoned, and slowing UK development overall, according to a new report.
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