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UK landlords 'remain optimistic in spite of challenges'

Wed 04 Apr 2018

Despite the uncertainty of Brexit and increasing tax burdens for landlords, buy-to-let (BTL) investors remain largely optimistic about the prospects for the market in the year ahead

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UK mortgages at most affordable levels since 2007

Thu 22 Mar 2018

New research from Halifax has revealed that mortgages in the UK have reached their most affordable level in a decade

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NAEA: Housing market starts 2018 with a boom

Wed 28 Feb 2018

New data from NAEA Propertymark has revealed that during January there was a 37% rise

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Equity release breaks records in January

Wed 21 Feb 2018

The latest figures from equity release provider, Responsible Equity Release, have revealed that during January UK homeowners took more than three times the average annual UK salary out of their properties.

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PROPERTY Stock shortage sees average house prices rise 5.2% in 2017

Wed 14 Feb 2018

The latest data from the Office for National Statistics has revealed that average house prices in the UK saw an increase of 5.2% in the year to December 2017 (up from 5.0% in November 2017).

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UK rent growth down more than 50% during 2017

Tue 06 Feb 2018

According to the latest data and analysis from The Deposit Protection Service, Average UK rents increased at less than half the rate during 2017 than 2016.

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The cold hard truth about when and why we turn up the heat at home

Thu 01 Feb 2018

According to a new survey, people are more likely to turn up the heating in their house for visitors rather than their partner or kids

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Calls for radical new approach to hit 300k housing target

Wed 24 Jan 2018

The Government has been warned today that a radical new housebuilding approach is needed if its new target to build 300,000 homes a year is to be reached

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Billions in tax relief still available to landlords says new research

Wed 17 Jan 2018

New research by ludlowthompson has revealed that despite the Government's recent changes to the system

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Skipton announce new range of exclusive residential and BTL products

Wed 10 Jan 2018

Skipton Intermediaries has announced that it has launched a new range of intermediary only fixed rate residential and buy-to-let products.

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Could the next generation pay ten times what they earn for their homes?

Tue 19 Dec 2017

HouseSimple.com believes that the next generation of first time buyers could be forced to spend up to 10 times more than their yearly earnings to get on the property ladder

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Sales supply jumps 11% year-on-year

Thu 14 Dec 2017

The latest report from Home.co.uk has revealed that the slump in the capital's housing market continues to weigh heavily

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Housing supply boost from converting offices

Thu 07 Dec 2017

Housing supply boost from converting offices

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Stamp Duty abolished: Property industry reacts

Thu 23 Nov 2017

Stamp Duty Abolished for first time buyers!

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Borrowers urged to be cautious when securing cheap fixed rate mortgages

Mon 13 Nov 2017

Royal London analysed the fixed interest rates offered to new borrowers by HSBC....

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Weak supply pushes annual house price growth to 4.5%

Tue 07 Nov 2017

Weak supply pushes annual house price growth to 4.5%

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Landlords urged to get winter proof

Fri 20 Oct 2017

Landlords urged to get winter proof

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Strong mortgage lending reported in August

Thu 12 Oct 2017

Strong mortgage lending reported in August

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Half of Brits willing to pay premium for a ready-to-move-into home

Wed 04 Oct 2017

Half of Brits willing to pay premium for a ready-to-move-into home

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50% rise in homeowners releasing equity from their homes

Thu 21 Sep 2017

50% rise in homeowners releasing equity from their homes

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3 bed homes: A market 'sweet spot'

Thu 14 Sep 2017

First-time-buyers should not just look at the cost of their first home, but also do their research on whether their next step up the ladder is achievable locally too

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Landlords given new tool to report late rent payers

Thu 07 Sep 2017

Landlords given new tool to report late rent payers

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National estate agent calls for a one third cut to stamp duty

Wed 30 Aug 2017

National estate agent calls for a one third cut to stamp duty

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Remortgaging hits 33% of valuations market

Mon 24 Jul 2017

Remortgaging hits 33% of valuations market

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New industry standards proposed for switching mortgage

Mon 24 Jul 2017

Online mortgage broker, Trussle, has released a white paper proposing that a new set of industry standards be introduced to the mortgage market, to offer consumers much needed support with switching.

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9 Tips to successfully rent out your home

Fri 14 Jul 2017

9 TIPS TO SUCCESSFULLY RENT OUT YOUR HOME

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Library of Birmingham to undergo £2m conversion

Tue 20 Oct 2015

Facelift for landmark Birmingham building two years after it opened to accommodate Brasshouse Language Centre

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Council action on Sandwell's empty homes - Properties could be used to house Syrian refugees

Mon 12 Oct 2015

Hundreds of empty properties across Sandwell will be brought back into use to help meet the growing need for ‘affordable’ homes in the borough.

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Birmingham-London property gap widens - see how far your money goes in the capital

Mon 28 Sep 2015

Homes in Birmingham are less 31 per cent of the cost of the equivalent property in the capital - and the difference in what you can buy is staggering.

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Former Sandwell College site sold to education trust

Tue 10 Mar 2015

Second part of disposal by Homes & Communities Agency completed by JLL with building set to become private secondary school.

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Birmingham city centre investments hit £670m mark

Mon 09 Mar 2015

New report from property consultancy GVA also says UK ownership of city's buildings has increased over the past year.

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Solihull's Touchwood shopping centre unveils expansion plans

Mon 09 Mar 2015

Public consultation has now begun on the scheme, which has been made possible through a development agreement signed in October last year between Touchwood's owners Lend Lease and Solihull Council.

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