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UK house price growth to remain moderate according to PWC

Written by Allen Walkey on - Breaking News -

House price growth to remain moderate across UK according to recent press release from PWC, however house prices in London are projected to fall in the short-term, down by 2% in 2018 from 2017. In their report the PwC state that average UK house price estimated to rise from £221,000 in 2017 to around £285,000 […]

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RLA highlights that vast majority of private sector landlords do a good job

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The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) comments on the  English Housing Survey report for 2016/17 published 12th July 2018. A large majority of private sector tenants, 84 per cent, are satisfied with their housing according to the English Housing Survey report for 2016/17. Satisfaction rates are higher in the private rented than the social rented sector […]

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Pre-Summer boost for mortgage market according to UK Finance

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Latest UK Finance Mortgage Trends Update for May 2018 headlines ‘Mortgage Market Sees Pre-Summer As Remortgaging Continues Strong Upward Trend’. The latest UK Finance Mortgage Trends Update reveals there were 32,200 new first-time buyer mortgages completed in the month, 31,100 new homemover mortgages completed in the month, 36,000 new homeowner remortgages completed in the month,  […]

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Properties having prices reduced whilst on the market at highest level for 6 years according to Home.co.uk

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Latest Home.co.uk Asking Price Index report- July 2018 headlines ‘Price Cutting Nears 6-Year High’. The report reveals that home prices are basically static overall, rising a mere 0.1% this month. The total number of properties having their price reduced whilst on the market at highest level since Oct 2012. According to Home.co.uk the number of […]

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UK house prices remain stable with no significant discounting according to TwentyCi

Written by Allen Walkey on - Breaking News -

The latest TwentyCi Property & Homemover Report: Q2 2018, the fifth edition in a quarterly series of reports featuring data and analysis for the whole of the UK property market. The report reveals that confidence is still building, with new instructions up nearly 7% year on year, house prices remain stable with no significant discounting. […]

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HM Land Registry today launches its new digital Local Land Charges Register

Written by Allen Walkey on - Breaking News -

HM Land Registry today launches its new digital Local Land Charges Register with Warwick District Council’s data the first to be available. HM Land Registry takes another step forward in the Government’s ambition to make the home-buying process simpler, faster and cheaper. Chief Executive and Chief Land Registrar Graham Farrant said: “Buying a house is […]

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How is Brexit effecting UK House prices?

Written by Christopher Walkey on - Breaking News -

It seems that nearly every day there is a new headline towards the grand topic of Brexit, be it calls for or and against, how and when we are leaving or simply the Prime Minister’s cabinet falling apart. What effect does this have generally on property prices across the UK? Is a soft Brexit best […]

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Average UK rents rose by 1.8% compared to same month a year previous according to Homelet

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The latest Homelet Rental Index Report – June 2018 reveals that average rents across the UK rose by 1.8% in June 2018 when compared to the same month a year previously. The average UK monthly rent now stands at £924 for June 2018, when London is excluded, the average UK rental value was £767 in […]

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Housing and planning policy needs leadership consistency

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Theresa May has appointed Kit Malthouse, MP for North West Hampshire, as minister of state for housing and planning. Malthouse is the fifth housing minister in three years and succeeds Dominic Raab, who served as housing minister for less than six months and has been appointed as secretary of state for exiting the EU. The […]

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Properties available to buy increased in May according to NAEA Propertymark

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The latest NAEA Propertymark Housing Report – May 2018 headlines ‘Housing Market Prepares For Summer Slow-down.’ The report reveals that the number of properties available to buy increased by 12 per cent in May, as sellers anticipated a summer slow-down and raced to get offers secured. Mark Hayward, Chief Executive said: “We see this every […]

 

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