Former service personnel suffering from PTSD or other mental illnesses will be prioritised for social housing under proposals published for consultation by the Government.
Retired home owners released £3.6 billion in new property wealth in the UK last year as the market doubled in size in just three years, new data shows.
Average asking rents in London rose to an all-time high by the end of 2018, surpassing the previous peak from almost three years ago at the beginning of 2016, new research shows.
Outlook for sales the weakest in two decades, say Britain’s surveyors
Housebuilder Avant Homes has acquired a “significant” parcel of land at Chesterfield’s £340m Waterside development.
The company says it will build 177 homes on the land.
The West Midlands had the strongest annual house price growth across the UK in the 12 months to November 2018.
The average home owner in the UK spent more than £10,000 when moving house in 2018, with first time buyers spending around £1,761, according to a new study.
Government proposals that use blanket planning permissions, or permitted development rights, to bypass local scrutiny to deliver housing in England put quality and affordability at risk, it is claimed.
Tenant fees in the private rented sector in England are set to be banned in under five months time with the new law coming into effect on 01 June this year.
Asking prices fell by 0.5% in England and Wales and by 1% in Scotland this month and more properties already on the market are reduced in price, the latest index shows.
More than 50 councils in England are to share an extra £2.4 million in funding as part of a national crackdown on rogue landlords, it has been confirmed.
House price growth in the UK is expected to be relatively moderate at 1.8% in 2019 with the property market affected by a number of economic, political and financial trends, according to the latest outlook report.
A new £210 million scheme has been unveiled by the Welsh Government with the aim of making it easier for self-builders.
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.
During the third quarter of 2018, 91,841 residential units were approved, with housing schemes of 10 or more units accounting for 87 per cent of the total.
The average rent for a property in the UK increased by just 0.96% in 2018 but the lettings markets in Scotland and Wales are stronger, the latest index report shows.
Just after a major report pointed out that 3.1 million new social homes are needed in England in the next 20 years to cope with the demand for affordable homes, the Government’s low target has been revealed.
Housebuilder is one of the biggest beneficiaries of the taxpayer-funded scheme
Rents in the UK increased by 1.5% in the 12 months to December 2018 to an average of £921 per month, the latest lettings index shows.
Home building is boosting growth of the construction sector in the UK but home building organisations are warning that Brexit is and could continue to affect the sector.
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