London Lagging Behind Property Sales in Northern Parts

Home owners in London are taking longer to sell than anywhere else in the UK, according to the latest Rightmove House Index.  It means those...

Market Pulse Round Up September/October 2021

Average rents increase by 6.6% The latest report by the HomeLet Rental Index shows the average rent increased by 2.2% between June and July, with...

Fewer Property Sales and City Rental Prices Down

As predicted, house sales fell in July - in line with the end of the most generous government Stamp Duty Holiday offering.  And the slump...

Momentum Slowing but House Prices Still Rising

The average property in the UK increased in value by £1000, last month - according to the most recent Halifax index.  It brings the cost...

A “Perfect Storm of Demand” for UK Property

June 2021 was the busiest ever month on record for the UK property market. HMRC saw 213,120 property transactions over the entire 30 days. That...

Biggest Monthly House Price Rise Since 2007

House prices grew by the biggest monthly margin in June since 2007, new figures show.  The Rightmove survey – which calculates on the basis of...

Commercial Property Preferences Change Post-Pandemic

Commercial property investors and landlords are repositioning their portfolios by selling up retail and office space and opting for student campuses and warehousing instead.  Global...

Mortgage approvals ‘up’ as market ploughs forward

As predicted, the number of mortgages increased in April as would-be buyers rushed to take advantage of the Stamp Duty Extension. Figures from the Bank...
Handing over the keys to the new owners of a home

Does government policy on housing still support the population’s aspirations?

In the Budget at the beginning of March, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a new scheme to help first-time buyers get on the property ladder...

Property Market Continues to Build Momentum

Around £5.1 billion – that’s the amount buyers in England paid collectively in Stamp Duty over the past year.  It sounds a lot but it...