Almost half of UK homeowners undervalue their home by an average of £46,300 and over 1m properties in the UK could be worth £100,000 more than their owners realise, according to the latest Zoopla data.
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.
Despite dodging the bullet during the budget earlier this month, the threat of a Capital Gains Tax rise remains uncomfortably close for landlords and owners of a second home. Should it rise, what would be the impact for buy-to-let landlords and second homebuyers?
Buyers were out in force for the Auction House London sale last week with the firm reporting that many properties sold well above reserve prices and expectations.
Records were broken once again at Rightmove with the portal revealing that 17th Feb was the site's busiest day ever as house-hunters gear-up to move home in light of the roadmap out of lockdown finally being announced.
March 31st, a date that will probably be ingrained into the minds of practically everyone in the UK who is actively buying or selling a property at the moment.
Virtual viewings are continuing to support the property market with popularity for the service seeing a surge of 850% during January, according to the latest data from property marketing specialists, Spec.
Newly released figures have revealed the scale of the backlog of property transactions estate agents and legal professionals are battling to work through as we head closer to the stamp duty holiday deadline in March.
At 8pm this evening, in an all too familiar manner, the Prime Minister addressed the nation once again to inform us that England would return to lockdown, instructing people to "stay at home", mirroring his announcement at the start of the pandemic in March.
In a dramatic New Year’s Eve statement on the London Stock Exchange, Countrywide has agreed the terms of a recommended offer for the company by Connells.
Property portals often experience a spike in search on Boxing Day with Britons looking to buy a house ready for the new year. With Boxing Day just days away, an expert has revealed their five top tips for getting your property in shape ready for the "Boxing Day bounce".
The government should succumb to pressure and extend the Stamp Duty Holiday for the sake of the economy and the property market. This was the message from the MD of bespoke property search firm, Index West Midlands, who suggests that without an extension, economic downturn will follow.
Connells chief says it will now pay shareholders £3.25 a share, an increase of 30% on its original £2.50 deal revealed last week.
Franchising giant TPFG looks to land major coup and hoover up rival, but will competition regulators step in?
Connells once more says Alchemy deal to finance Countrywide will not sort out its financial and operational problems.
Berenberg says the 3.5% slide in agent branches listing with Rightmove may accelerate soon as the reality of Covid changes kick-in for the industry.
Viewings at occupied properties can start on 27 July, 10 weeks after England – providing infections don’t rise, says First Minister.
Estate agents across the UK are banning the use of the term master bedroom due to its links with slavery and sexism.
Agents will instead replace the term with 'primary' or 'principal' bedroom, the Times reports.
Nicola Sturgeon has today revealed that estate agents must wait until June to see house move restrictions lifted, and that some branches will not be able to open until August.
Warning comes after elderly couple put down £2,000 to reserve a house within a retirement development but lost their 'ideal home' after struggling to sell their old home within the 21-day deadline.
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