The UK housing market is feeling the pain from a growing squeeze on consumers since the Brexit vote, Nationwide warned on Tuesday.
The NFU has announced the purchase of agriculture energy consultancy FEC Energy – once known as the Farm Energy Centre.
House price growth slowed to 2.1% in August, from 2.9% in July, amid fears Brexit-fuelled inflation is placing pressure on household spending, says the Nationwide.
North Wales and Cheshire-based student property developer Watkin Jones has forward sold a development of 354 beds in Belfast and completed an agreement to deliver a 972-bed scheme in Sheffield for a total of about £90m.
A recent price dip could mean a slump is on the way, but examples such as Dublin show this might not be good for the economy
Investment in commercial property in central London has topped £11bn so far this year, as the City market saw its strongest trading in a decade.
Hong Kong accounted for 92 % of the Chinese investment, according to the Knight Frank agency
Thirty years of bad policy have encouraged house hoarding, avarice and the massive accumulation of wealth – to the detriment of the rest of society
Up to 13,000 landlords in just one London borough have been identified as failing to declare their rental income, prompting estimates that unpaid tax in the capital is costing the public purse nearly £200m.
American hotel giant Hilton is planning on increasing the size of its UK estate by almost 25pc in a vote of confidence in the British economy as it moves to leave the European Union.
Nationwide has seen its mortgage lending dive on last year as the Government's tax crackdown on buy-to-let landlords chills the market.
The British building society saw its net mortgage lending fall 31pc to £2.4bn for the period covering April 5 to June 30 as buy-to-let lending shrank by half to £800m.
Nationwide has reported a sharp fall in mortgage lending, mainly due to making fewer buy-to-let loans.
Harpin has completed the £2.7m sale of One Quays Reach at Salford Quays to Manchester-based Fairhome Group.
The 25,000sq ft self-contained modern office building is on the 100,000sq ft Quays Reach development off Langworthy Road, developed in 2003 and home to local and national companies including Robinson Way, NSPCC and Frenkel Topping.
Bolton builder and developer Seddon has begun work on an £11m scheme to deliver new accommodation for students at Reaseheath College, in Nantwich, Cheshire.
The firm is constructing a total of 200 bedrooms which will be configured in five blocks of six, eight and 10-bedroom new-build townhouses.
The number of homes seized by lenders due to owners falling behind on their mortgage repayments has fallen to a new low.
A slowdown in the housing market is spreading from London to other parts of the South East of England, surveyors suggest.
A high number of buy-to-let investors prioritise rental rents over capital gains when making property purchase decisions, and with that in mind, London based residential agent Portico has used its interactive yield map to find the top 10 areas in London with the highest rental yields:
In October last year, Tony Gallagher threw his friend David Cameron a 50th birthday party at Sarsden House, his 17th-century mansion near Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire. He served a dinner of roast beef and lamb, cooked on his Aga, to a private gathering of 23 people.
At the same time, Gallagher was also quietly planning to sell the company that he had built up over three decades, accumulating land, gaining planning permission, and auctioning it off at vast profit. After reportedly holding talks with the Pears family, the Wellcome Trust and Berkeley Homes, Gallagher Estates was sold to housing association L&Q in January.
Businesses are shunning an overpriced London in favour of provincial cities as post-Brexit caution reigns, the founder of serviced offices group IWG said on Tuesday.
Mark Dixon’s comments came as the latest results from the company, formerly known as Regus, underwhelmed the City and sent the shares tumbling 39.6p, or 12%, to 303.4p, wiping £91 million off the value of his 25% stake in the business.
Plans for a new 214-apartment scheme in Birmingham – backed by Chinese investment – have been given the go ahead by city councillors.
The Arden Gate scheme, which will be built on the site of a former council-owned computer centre in William Street, are supported by Top Capital Group.
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