BlueGem bought the London landmark retailer for £32m in 2010 and also wants to offload Jack Wills
A database of rogue landlords would be opened up to prospective tenants under government plans.
Some £2.9 million in extra funding is being provided by the Government to boost action on making homes more resilient to floods, it has been announced.
The latest official sales figures published for the UK show that transactions have decreased substantially both on a monthly and annual basis.
Scrapping stamp duty for older home owners looking to downsize to a smaller home downsizers would help free up larger family homes for families who need them and boost sales.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Government should consider alternative means of protecting borrowers who remain unable to switch mortgages as the time it will take lenders to adopt modified assessment processes could be disadvantage to them, it is suggested.
Over regulation of short term let accommodation in non-problem areas of rural Scotland could pose a risk to rural tourism, it is suggested.
Short term lets have become the subject of much controversy in some parts of Scotland and evoke strong opinions. The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on their regulation.
Growth in the equity release market in the UK has slowed with the volume and value of equity released showing relatively modest growth in the first half of 2019, according to the latest figures to be published.
Housing secretary James Brokenshire says he wants to consult on measures such as abolishing Section 21 notices and fixed-term tenancies before they are introduced next year.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined a London estate agency £80,000 for leaving 18,610 customers’ personal data exposed for almost two years.
The average cost of a new let in Britain increased by 3.1% to £986 per calendar month in June, driven by rising rents in the South of England, according to the latest lettings index.
Developers have been ordered to plant more trees, do more to protect Britain’s wildlife and use innovative ways of addressing ecological issues.
Plans by the Mayor of London to reform the lettings sector in the capital have been largely welcomed but his determination to introduce rent controls have been heavily criticised by the private rented sector.
High-pressure laminate must be taken down, fire safety advisers tell government
Only 10,000 upgrades such as loft insulation happen each month compared with 65,000 in 2014, report shows
Haringey and Hackney defy wider downturn in the U.K. capital. Kensington slips 4% as malaise hits priciest boroughs.
Bare agricultural land or smaller blocks of pasture that offer flexibility are selling well in Scotland in the first half of 2019, while hill land with forestry planting potential underpins the market.
Land values have remained stable and demand is still outstripping supply, say agents.
The overall strategic housing growth in East and North West London is set to drive London’s new homes market, according to a new analysis.
Many tenants have been waiting for the fees ban to come in before moving home, pent up demand that has now been released into the market.
Owner occupation is the most prevalent tenure in England and more own their home outright rather than having a mortgage, the latest snapshot of the housing market shows.
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