The struggling UK sales market has propelled the nation ten places down the global house price index list, Knight Frank has revealed, and has been overtaken by a list of countries unknown previously for their perky housing markets.
The new Construction Minister Andrew Stephenson is being urged to raise quality and standards in the home building industry by introducing licensing.
Home builders have welcomed a pledge from the Government to reduce planning delays, increase the capability of local planning departments and improve procedure to accelerate the end to end planning process.
Housing affordability in England and Wales stayed at similar levels in 2018, following five years of decreasing affordability, but new homes are less affordable, official data shows.
The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has published a report into Leasehold Reform which calls for wide ranging reforms to tackle abuse of the leasehold system.
Graham S Mitchel, FRICS MIoD, Finance Director, Caxtons, suggests the ongoing malaise in the housing market isn't Brexit at all...
Campaign to Protect Rural England has identified 2,600 new sites in the past year
All disasters bring forth a mountain of comment – Brexit has followed the pattern, with pithy and not-so-pithy comment from property industry commentators.
The number of new properties listed for sale in the UK increased by 11% in February compared with the previous month, according to the latest property supply index figures.
Funding is to be made available to boost the number of affordable homes being built in the UK and a new green paper will be published to accelerate the planning process with builders encouraged to build a more diverse range of properties.
House prices in the UK increased by 2.8% in the 12 months to February 2019, taking the average price to £236,800, the latest lender index shows.
More houses need to be built in the UK to relieve the pressure on first time buyers, but this will not address the growing issue of under-occupancy and the lack of affordability caused by population increases and ageing, according to a new report.
Will overseas investment into UK property continue at the same rate as recent years as we career towards the Brexit deadline? Our REalyst analyses the future of overseas investment into UK properties and weighs up the chances.
The UK's housing market is changing. People are renting for longer and buying their first home later.
Average asking prices in England and Wales fell by 0.2% in the 12 months to February 2019, the first fall on the national figure for over seven years, according to the latest index data.
Almost £250 million of housing deals have been agreed by the Government to deliver 25,000 more homes across England, it has been announced.
Expectations, demand and sales expectations all down in latest market snapshot
UK house prices fell by 2.9% in January compared with December, according to the country's largest mortgage lender.
Overall the number of people owing their own home in England has remain unchanged for the fifth year in a row, but the number of young owners has fallen by a third in a decade, the latest official figures show.
Strutt & Parker says three quarters of 1,000 companies it canvassed say housing crisis is impacting their business' performance negatively.
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