Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are all showing increases in the numbers of both first time buyer and home mover mortgages, but activity is not as strong in London, the latest regional finance figures show.
Welsh agents are bracing themselves as ban looms on September 1st but won't face a cap on security deposits and that default fees will cover a wider range of charges, unlike in England.
Residential property prices in Wales increased by 4.1% on an annual basis in the second quarter of 2019, taking the average house price to £186,360, the latest lender index shows.
Extension to legislation proposed by Welsh housing minister will see tenants given minimum contract term of 12 months.
It currently takes 162 days to sell a property in England and Wales from when it is first listed until completion of the sale, a new piece of research has found.
Local planning authorities in Wales lack the resilience needed to deliver long term improvements in terms of housing and communities, an official report has found.
Wales is planning to ditch farm subsidies post Brexit and replace them with an annual payment to farmers who deliver “environmental outcomes” on their farms.
Wales is the latest country within the UK to enact a ban, leaving just Northern Ireland without plans for similar legislation.
Asking prices in the UK increased by an average of 0.9% or £2,841 this month, buoyed by the spring market and consistent with the previous two year average of 1% for the time of year.
New energy efficiency rules for properties in the private rented sector in England and Wales are now in force with industry organisations urging those letting property to make sure they are compliant.
More first time buyers got a mortgage to get on the housing ladder in Wales in 2018, with industry data showing they increased by 4.3% in the final quarter year on year.
Newport in South Wales saw the biggest jump in house prices of any UK town or city in 2018, while Aberdeen was the worst performer outside of London, according to a new analysis of Land Registry figures.
Mark Drakeford confirms 'very likely' date for legislation to go live during meeting at student's union in Cardiff.
House prices in Wales reached an all-time peak in December 2018, taking the average price across the country to £186,699, the latest quarterly index shows.
A new £210 million scheme has been unveiled by the Welsh Government with the aim of making it easier for self-builders.
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.
Sales of million pound plus homes in London have continued to drop, decreasing by 8% but in Wales they have doubled and in the East Midlands are up by 67%, new research shows.
Rents in England and Wales increased by 1.8% in the 12 months to November 2018, taking the average paid to £864 per calendar month, the latest index shows.
Property sales have fallen in 64.4% of local authority areas in England and Wales, according to a new analysis of data from the Land Registry.
Landlords in Wales could be offered incentives and other support to house those most in need, it has been revealed.
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