Emergencies such as flood, fires and pests have resulted in rental properties in the UK being evacuated almost nine million times in the last five years, new research shows, the equivalent of 1.7 million homes every year. Tenants spend an average of 8....
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed that it has removed barriers that stop some mortgage customers from finding a cheaper mortgage deal. The new rules allow lenders to use a different and more proportionate affordability assessment for ...
Over half of local authorities in England support customs and self-build home in their local plans, with 58% supporting the sector, according to new research. The analysis of all current and emerging local plans across England by the Right to Build Tas...
The chief operating officer of emoov has responded to ex-CEO Russell Quirk by arguing that online estate agencies haven’t realised their potential and will take market share from the traditional players. Last week ex-emoov boss Quirk argued on a podcas...
Property prices in key cities in the UK increased by an average of 2.4% in the 12 months to September 2019 to £258,200, the latest industry index shows. But this is half the average growth rate over the last five years of 4.8%, according to the Zoopla ...
Living near one of the UK’s alleged most haunted houses may feel like a risk when Halloween comes creeping, but living near spooky homes and buildings does not seem to have harmed price over the past 10 years. New research from lender the Halifax shows...
The equity release market increased by 8% in the third quarter of 2019 in the UK as older home owners unlocked almost £11 million of property wealth per day. Overall, equity release products provide £988 million of funding to owners aged 55 and over an...
The number of newly built homes submitted to be registered as sold in England and Wales increased by 2.9% in September, the latest official figures show. The data from the Land Registry also shows that there was a 4.2% decrease in the number of freehol...
Homebuyers can now reserve a new property at Barratt Homes’ development in Tiverton. Braid Park, which is due to officially open in 2020, is now selling off-plan through Welden & Edwards Estate Agents, located on Bampton Street in Tiverton, and buy...
Annual house price growth in the UK remained subdued in October at just 0.4% while month on month values increased 0.3%, taking the average price of a home to £215,358. The latest index data from lender the Nationwide also shows that annual growth has ...