A diverse group of organisations connected with the building industry have come together to support the UK’s first ever national housing design audit.
More than half, some 51% of home owners aged 45 and over see money invested in property as part of their financial plans for later life, according to a new report.
Home owners in the North of the UK are more confident about the housing market outlook bit overall the vast majority nationwide expect prices to increase in the next six months, the latest sentiment survey suggests.
The average cost of a new let in Britain increased by 2.6% year on year to £977 per calendar month with growth driven by areas in the south of the country, although Scotland also recorded a strong rise, the latest index shows.
The price of newly marketed property in Britain increased by an average of 0.3% or £1,058 this month to £309,348 but this was unchanged compared with June 2018, the latest index shows.
The government has banned agencies from ripping off tenants – but there is evidence that rents are rising to offset the losses
Ken Griffin bought a London mansion for 90 million pounds. Americans only second to Chinese on list of overseas buyers.
The number of British people who own a second home, buy-to-let or overseas property has doubled since 2001, says think tank the Resolution Foundation.
More than half of those using the scheme could already afford a home.
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.
Leasehold house owners are paying £319 in ground rent costs every year, totalling £447 million, and one in ten say the cost affects their quality of life, new research has found.
High house prices in expensive cities have been caused by the planning system’s rationing of new homes in areas of high demand, according to a report out on 11 June.
Grenfell United are projecting messages on to tower blocks in Salford, Newcastle and London which they say are unsafe.
Almost two-thirds of homebuyers who used the government's Help to Buy scheme could have bought a home without it, an official report has said.
There is a huge chasm in London planning approval rates and a declining number of applications coming through the system, according to new research.
Asking prices in England and Wales fell by 0.6% in the 12 months to June 2019 to £308,409, while in Scotland the market is stronger with an annual rise of 1.4% to £187,746, the latest index shows.
When Ian Rice bought his new home two years ago, he didn't really think about the leasehold. Now he's angry that he was "mis-sold" an unfair contract.
John Lewis is planning to expand its offering from furnishing homes to extending and renovating them.
The employee-owned business said it wanted to be involved in every area of home improvement from design to construction.
While other industries have become vastly more efficient, construction has lagged behind. Now forward-thinking builders are looking at the ways technology can help.
The number of new homes built in Scotland during 2018 reached over 20,000 for the first time in a decade, a rise of 15% in the previous year, official data shows.
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