Despite growing by just 2.7% in 2018 as Brexit fears slowed the market, the total value of UK housing stock increased £190 billion to hit a record £7.29 trillion, a new analysis shows.
Kate Macintosh, John Worrall, Frances Holliss, Robin Howell and Eileen Peck on a report calling for 3 million new social homes to be built in the next 20 years
Britain is set to suffer its worst decade for housebuilding since the Second World War, according to research published by a think tank.
Demand and sales have weakened again in the residential property market in the UK with the latest national survey also showing that prices are still rising across much of the country.
Rent costs in the UK’s private rented sector will rise in line with increased demand from prospective tenants and the impacts of the tenant fees ban in 2019, according to letting agents.
Uncertainty and gloom about Brexit are likely to hit the UK housing market well into next year, surveyors believe.
In London the property development industry is unimpressed with policy from the Government with over 80% saying not enough is being done to boost activity, a new survey shows.
As parliament prepares to vote on Brexit, a survey of developers and estate agents takes a sounding on how the industry thinks Brexit will affect sales, lettings and construction.
Sunderland and Liverpool have the cheapest streets to buy a home while Westminster has the most expensive, according to new research.
Young people whose parents own a property in Britain are now almost three times as likely to be home owners by the age of 30, compared to those whose parents who are not owners, new research has found.
With a lot of experts and commentators talking about Brexit having an adverse impact on the British property market, the latest index suggests it is having a limited direct effect on housing in key regional cities.
While Brexit may have subdued the UK housing market, but it has also created pent-up demand which is set to boost activity next year, it is suggested.
It is well recorded that the property market has been slowing in London, but the latest analysis report suggests that the market in England and Wales is not faring much better than the capital.
Demand from prospective home buyers in the UK and the supply of available properties for sale both fell by 13% in October, the latest report from estate agents shows.
Despite negative Brexit rhetoric from Westminster and the industry, the property market in the UK remained resilient in October, according to a new analysis, but some outcomes could be damaging.
Councils in England have an important role to play in make sure enough new homes are built in the right places and need to be in the frontline of new home construction, according to the Government.
Charity says figure for England, Scotland and Wales is likely to be underestimate
London’s stock of completed but unsold homes has surged by almost half this year as Brexit uncertainty and affordability issues dog the housing market.
Poor quality prompted owners to list issues from leaks to creaking floors. For some the saga goes on
Charles Church claims its homes are of ‘unrivalled design and quality’ – but some buyers feel badly let down
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