South-west emerges as hotspot amid slower rent rises

South-west emerges as hotspot amid slower rent rises

Average rents in the UK rose by only 0.7 per cent over the last 12 months, the November HomeLet Rental Index has revealed.The survey put the average monthly rent at £904, compared with £89 [...]

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21-December-17 Legal News
House price inflation 'to be modest in 2018'

House price inflation 'to be modest in 2018'

UK house price inflation is set to range from zero to three per cent in 2018, Halifax has predicted.The mortgage lender has forecast that 'continuing broad stability' will be the general pictu [...]

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19-December-17 General Lettings News
Scottish cities lead the way in house price rises

Scottish cities lead the way in house price rises

The UK cities with the fastest rising house prices are in Scotland, a new survey has indicated.According to the latest data from Hometrack, the greatest increase in price over the past 12 months is th [...]

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19-December-17 General Lettings News
House prices back on the rise in England and Wales

House prices back on the rise in England and Wales

The first month-on-month increase in house prices since March has been recorded, which suggests the downturn in the market may have played itself out.According to the LSL/Acadata index, November saw p [...]

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19-December-17 General Lettings News
Best places to live also the most expensive

Best places to live also the most expensive

The 2017 Halifax Quality of Life Survey has revealed the best places in Britain to live, with the south of England once again dominating the list.Hart in Hampshire came top for the fifth time in six y [...]

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18-December-17 Marketing News
London remains leading rental hotspot

London remains leading rental hotspot

London may have declined a little as a rental hotspot, but it remains a more active market than anywhere else in Britain, a new survey has revealed.A study by The House Shop found that the capital was [...]

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15-December-17 General Lettings News
Caring nature of landlords highlighted by survey

Caring nature of landlords highlighted by survey

There are those who would claim that landlords are only interested in making money and don't actually care about their tenants, but a new survey has suggested that idea is wildly inaccurate.A poll [...]

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15-December-17 Property Management
Warning over vulnerability of renters if illness strikes

Warning over vulnerability of renters if illness strikes

Nearly six million UK renters could find themselves having trouble paying the rent if they or another key earner in their household became ill and was unable to bring in an income for a period of thre [...]

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14-December-17 Property Management
Northern cities lead the way for buy-to-let

Northern cities lead the way for buy-to-let

Northern English cities are the biggest hotspots for buy-to-let at present, a new survey by rental investment finance firm LendInvest has found.The Manchester postcode area was identified as the leadi [...]

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14-December-17 General Lettings News
Liverpool City Council launches rent to buy firm

Liverpool City Council launches rent to buy firm

Liverpool City Council has set up its own housing company to deliver 10,000 new homes over the next 8-10 years on a rent to buy basis.Foundations will build from scratch on brownfield land as well as [...]

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12-December-17 General Lettings News