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Insight - what if property values kept pace with the energy cap increase?

An interesting notion to contemplate has recently been dissected by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, which looked at what the...

15 September 2022

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New build negotiations – buyers purchasing new homes ask for 14% off

In a recent market analysis conducted by Unlatch it was discovered that new-build homes sell for 14% less than their original asking price. These...

13 September 2022

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Truss urged to cut fuel duty and cap energy bills

With votes in and Liz Truss elected as the new Prime Minister, many may have the question “what now”?  When it comes...

13 September 2022

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Utility bills set to reach one third of mortgage payment costs

According to new research by online brokerage service, Revolution Brokers, the energy price cap increase set to begin in October will...

13 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Pandemic Aftershock: landlord insurance pay-outs decline by -33%

The pandemic has had lasting effects on the property sector and market analysis from Total Landlord Insurance discloses that the average...

13 September 2022

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Revealed - bridging loan borrowing increases by 22%

Mortgage broker, Henry Dannel, claim that over the past 12 months there has been a 22% increase in bridging loan lending...

08 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Slow to sell property locations across England

Property purchasing specialist, HBB Solutions, reveals that properties which are slow to sell by analysing all homes that have remained on the...

08 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Brace yourselves! Homeowners need to start winterproofing their homes

The colder months are already creeping up on the nation which means that doing some patchwork around the house could make...

08 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Property sector still driving increase in AML compliance

Sector data analysis and insight by Credas Technologies, the leading identity verification checks provider, shows that UK estate agents are contributing...

08 September 2022

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League of their own - Newcastle tops the table for property purchasing power

After a hot season, research by property developer Stripe Property Group, has revealed that Newcastle United sits top of the Premier...

06 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Equity Release wealth predicted to reach £6.5 billion by 2025

Equity release allows homeowners aged 55 and over to gain access to the value of their property by turning it into...

06 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Down valuations cause an £8,000 gap between buyers and sellers

Property purchasing specialist, HBB Solutions, claim that buyers and sellers are having to negotiate an £8,000 reality gap due to down...

06 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - Homesellers reducing by £150k for a cash-buyer

In the tough current economy, British homebuyers will cut their asking price expectations by as much as £150,000 to attract a...

06 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Soaring energy bills threaten to eat up 11% of salary

New research by RIFT Tax Refunds reveals that by March 2023 household bills will cost 11% of the average person’s salary. The cost-of-living crisis...

01 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Property values in England predicted to rise by £14,000

London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, claim that before the end of 2022, house prices will increase by an...

01 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Inflation reduces rate of house price growth by 100% for the average seller

Inflation has been a hot topic and research from London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, has revealed just what...

01 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - 50-year mortgages pose high risk for the housing market

According to a leading property firm, the latest announcement that a specialist lender has been given a license to off 50-year...

01 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Maintenance costs – one fifth of rental earnings spent on property upkeep

Rental property maintenance is essential to keep the home in good condition. Setting aside time for inspections, upgrades, and repairs to...

30 August 2022

From: Breaking News

23% of buyers not properly verified when purchasing a home

During the home buying process, specific information and documentation is required to ensure that the buyer is suitable. These checks are...

30 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Pay increase please! £3,500 more needed to keep pace with inflation

A study done by RIFT Tax Refunds has disclosed just how much the average person would need to see their pay...

30 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - UK’s best and worst performing property markets

Property purchasing specialist, HBB Solutions, has carried out a study recently which revealed areas of the UK property market that have...

25 August 2022

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Revealed – dwindling house prices connected to low stock levels

Property purchasing specialist, HBB Solutions, recently commissioned a survey of 1,225 UK homeowners to reveal the biggest worries and concens homeowners...

25 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Pandemic payout - landlord insurance claims rose 13% during Covid crisis

Total Landlord Insurance claims that throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, insurance claims increased by 13%. The most common type of claim was...

25 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Opt for a fresh start - New-build energy bills come in £1,200 less

Amidst the soaring cost-of-living research by Warwick Estates reveals that homebuyers could save £1,200 a year by purchasing a new-build home...

25 August 2022

From: Breaking News

On the move - where have we relocated during the pandemic?

Estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester, recently analysed property sales volumes from the start of the pandemic in January 2020 until...

23 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - UK consumers welcome plans for a digital passport

The government has plans to create the UK Digital Identity and Attributes Trust Framework (DIATF) and Credas Technologies, the leading identity...

23 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlord insurance - what causes the most landlord claims?

To keep properties safe from damage and protect earnings, landlord insurance is relied on. Depending on the type of insurance that...

23 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Selling homes on the go? A quarter of estate agents still using smartphones, study reveals

While the nation’s estate agents are demonstrating an appropriate level of time and care to fully showcase the home they are...

23 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Residential development accounts for 1% of total land area

A recent study by Unlatch, the new homes sales progression and aftercare platform for developers and households, has disclosed which local...

18 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Mortgage transactions dip as interest rate hikes put strangle hold on borrowing

We don’t like being the bearer of bad news, but a market analysis carried out by mortgage broker, Henry Dannell, reveals...

18 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Stock levels plummet- property levels across England depreciate up to 12.5%

Estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, recently analysed the postcodes that are currently ranking as the nation’s home selling hotspots. The research revealed a...

18 August 2022

From: Breaking News

More2life launch new high LTV product

More2life announced that a sixth product will be added to its innovative range of services. The new product goes by the name...

18 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Everything you need to know about the cost-of-living crisis and your property

Every day on the news we hear more and more about the ever-mounting cost-of-living in the UK, and households are now...

16 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed how to reduce energy bills by £1,500

The cost-of-living crisis has caused homeowners and tenants across the globe to seek ways to lower their energy bills. Experts forecast...

16 August 2022

From: Breaking News

First-time buyer deposits climb 41% in the last decade

Deposits for property purchases typically cost 10-15% of the value of the home and saving for one can be particularly challenging, especially for...

16 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Want to set up camp in the Capital? Here's how to fund a prime London property

If you’ve ever been to the capital, then you’ll know that there are plenty of high-end homes, some for sale or...

16 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Homesellers reducing by £75,000 to secure a buyer as market cools

The pandemic property market boom is causing many homesellers to enter the market with a little too much enthusiasm when pricing...

11 August 2022

From: Breaking News

PEXA UK reveals first lenders to go ‘live’ with digital remortgages

PEXA has announced that Hinckley & Rugby Building Society and Shawbrook Bank will be the first lenders to transact remortgage cases...

11 August 2022

From: Breaking News

New-build house prices surpass existing homes by 20%

Homebuyers and professional property investors hoping to make a good return on investment might want to consider new build homes. New data...

11 August 2022

From: Breaking News

On to greener pastures - countryside property boom starting to fade

Since seeing a pandemic inspired boost back in 2019, the latest research by estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, has revealed that...

11 August 2022

From: Breaking News

X marks the spot! London’s most active property market postcodes

Despite the London market trailing the rest of the UK where the pandemic house price boom is concerned, research from London...

09 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - mortgage shelf life drops to new low

Provider of retail financial product data, Moneyfacts, announced that although average rates have risen for a 10th consecutive month the average...

09 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Hotspots where short term rentals account for up to 7% of housing stock

New research by estate agent comparison website GetAgent reveals that holiday lets are heating up. The findings show that holiday lets account...

09 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Fluent Money to offer MPowered Mortgages’ prime residential range to homebuyers and remortgages

Recently, MPowered Mortgages, the fintech mortgage lender using AI to enhance the mortgage journey for homebuyers and re-mortgages, announced it has...

09 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Bank of England increases interest rates to 1.75%, the biggest hike in 27 years

The Bank of England has decided to raise the base interest rate from 1.25% to 1.75%, the biggest rate hike for...

04 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Moneyfacts enhances products to search and filter for Green Mortgages

There has been some significant developments internally for Moneyfacts Analyser, the UK’s leading online residential mortgage analysis system. The recent update has...

04 August 2022

From: Breaking News

League 2 footballers outperform women’s topflight for property buying potential

After the phenomenal win, England was crowned UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 champions after the 31-game tournament came to an end with...

04 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Number of new homes required is inconsistent with housing volumes

New research by the estate agent comparison website, GetAgent, suggests that there are major inconsistencies when it comes to the number...

04 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - new-build homes increase by 22.1%

According to a new analysis by Warwick Estates new build house prices have substantially risen over the past 12 months. The construction...

04 August 2022

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Revealed – what happens to equity release plans when you die?

Equity release allows the older generation to release some of the money from the value of their home through a series...

02 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Precise Mortgages offers support to energy efficient landlords

Precise Mortgages, part of the leading specialist leader OSB Group, recently recognised a gap in the market and decided to expand...

02 August 2022

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Roma Finance strengthens team with multiple appointments and promotions

Roma Finance has been actively growing and expanding its team and now boasts eight new appointments and three promotions following continuous record-breaking...

02 August 2022

From: Breaking News

The people power behind Open Banking payments

In this guest piece, Jess Gerrow, vice president of marketing at Token provides insight into the human side of Open Banking. Driven...

02 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed – how brokers can prepare for the new Consumer Duty

The FCA’s new consumer duty requirements are set to be published at the end of July for implementation in April 2023. While...

28 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Commonwealth Games likely to increase Birmingham house prices

The Commonwealth Games begin this week and will be hosted in Birmingham. Sprinters, swimmers, and more sporting sensations will take part...

28 July 2022

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Want to put an offering on a property? Here’s how to maximise your chances

Although the property market is excelling, sustained levels of buyer demand have caused pertinent delays at the back end of the...

28 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed – how to get a mortgage with adverse credit

As interest and mortgage rates rise, mortgage providers are becoming stricter when it comes to who they will and will not...

26 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Boost values – floor plans increase rents up to 26% monthly

Giraffe 360 have discovered that, when marketing a rental property, adding a floor plan to the listing can significantly boost the rental...

26 July 2022

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Insight - The demise of the one bed property

If you’re a single person, you may have realised that one-bedroom units are hard to come by, and this isn’t all...

26 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed – the most popular property features and property types

Warwick Estates recently revealed the most in-demand property features and properties in the UK. Knowledge about buyer preferences can be used...

21 July 2022

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A process of change: Four-day work week trial launched by Evolution Money

The four-day work week has been a subject contemplated by many companies across the nation and Evolution Money has recently announced...

21 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Step up on the property ladder: the first-time buyer cheat sheet

As a first-time buyer looking for your first home can be quite a daunting prospect, especially when it comes to figuring...

21 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Households hit – mortgage costs account for 28% of disposable income

The proportion of disposable household income required to cover average mortgage repayments is 27.6% so far in 2022 – the highest...

21 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Foreign buyers have £90.7bn worth of properties in England and Wales

New findings by lettings and estate agent Benham and Reeves show the highest value of homes owned by overseas buyers. An analysis...

19 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Later Life pension pot boosted by 181% via equity release

Everyone will eventually age, which means we’re all going to be faced with Later Life mortgages, but how exactly are they...

19 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Mortgage roundup – new hires to boost the mortgage sector

An expert mortgage provider has grown its London team with the appointment of a new compliance manager. largemortgageloans.com (LML), a provider of...

19 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Seller's Paradise: London leads the charge for biggest sold value boosts

While it seems like sold prices across England and Wales have slipped by -1.1% in the last year when compared to...

14 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed – how much does a 50 year mortgage really cost?

New research by estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester, uncovered the interest rates that homebuyers with a 50-year mortgage are...

14 July 2022

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Brokers urged to offer new alternatives to best support clients

With a raft of new schemes coming to market ahead of the end of Help to Buy, questions are being asked...

14 July 2022

From: Breaking News

On The Loose! The impact of a rogue tenant on letting agents

It’s no secret that rogue tenants lead to significant financial losses, and is felt in bulk by the landlord, yet research...

12 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Home values – ways homeowners are increasing their property values

New research by mortgage broker, Henry Dannell, reveals that equity release can help homeowners add serious value to their property.  By analysing...

12 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Virtual tours raise the value of a property by £16,000

Giraffe 360, a leading estate agent media provider has shown that homes marketed via the use of virtual tours boast a...

12 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Fall through mayhem – transaction times delayed by final legal stages

The pandemic property market boom and resulting market backlog continue to impact the property transaction timeline, with the average time to...

12 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Property premiums neighbouring London parks as high as 144%

Research from Benham and Reeves, a lettings and estate agent based in London, shows that despite homebuyers having to pay 50% over...

07 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Rents increase up to 30% since pre-pandemic

New research by rental platform, Rentd, shows the average price of rents continued to climb in England since the start of the...

07 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - how homebuyers are searching in the current market

While digital continues to dominate the way we purchase properties, the latest property insight from YourBusinessNumber suggests that homebuyers still find...

07 July 2022

From: Breaking News

1 in 5 landlords to reduce BTL portfolio as white paper gets mixed response

Research carried out by Total Landlord Insurance shows that landlords all across the country are yet to reach a general consensus...

05 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Figures like never before - Property market value climbs by £2.7trn

In the last decade, the property market across England and Wales has witnessed £2.7 trillion added in value, a 67% increase...

05 July 2022

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Mortgage roundup – a month of firsts in the mortgage sphere

This week’s mortgage roundup involves a month of firsts and milestones, with Proportunity and BuildLoan launching UK-first products for buyers. Meanwhile,...

05 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Festival Locations - house prices in Glastonbury achieve a 44% increase

Estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk recently analysed annual house price growth across all the major UK music festival locations. Up 44% in...

05 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Bounce back – London property market begins to climb

London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, has revealed that homebuyer demand in the prime London property market has climbed on both...

30 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Buyers swoop on chain-free properties to beat market backlog

There has recently been an increase in the number of buyers opting for chain-free properties, which research from property purchasing specialist,...

30 June 2022

From: Breaking News

How brokers can help first-time buyers on the affordable mortgage route

In this guest piece, Adrian Plant, director of Shared Ownership at Leaders Romans Group and Calum Toone, mortgage advisor at Mortgage Scout, delve into the...

30 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Unoccupied Homes - £194.3bn worth of vacant homes sat empty

Estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, reports that vacant homes across England are valued at £194.3 billion in the current market. By analysing...

28 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Need for speed – one in five homes sell within 14 days

Limited housing stock is seeing one in 10 homes (11%) get snapped up within 14 days of entering the market –...

28 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Tennis comes to town: almost non-existent short-term let availability

The annual Wimbledon tournament has kicked off, with many travelling far and wide, however, recent research by London rental platform, Rentd,...

28 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - Bank of England drops mortgage affordability tests

A recent change in mortgage rules that required lenders to check whether homeowners could afford repayments at higher interest rates has...

23 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Only 2% of property transactions are auctions

Despite being the quicker method of selling a home, property auctions are one of the least preferred methods for home sellers...

23 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Pandemic property market boom causes 1 in 3 professionals to burnout

Since the pandemic property market boom, recent research by YourBusinessNumber has disclosed that one in three property professionals have taken time...

23 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Advisers call for reforms to break down barriers to homeownership for FTBs

In the UK, homeownership remains one of the main aspirations for young adults and families who envision climbing the property ladder...

21 June 2022

From: Breaking News

8 time win - building societies rated top mortgage lenders

The UK’s largest financial services review site, Smart Money People, announced that building societies remain the top-rated sector for broker satisfaction. Leek...

21 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Moving in a positive direction – expert reacts to interest rate rise

Last week (June 16), the Bank of England increased the base rate by 0.25%, up from 1.00% to 1.25%. In response, Moneyfacts.co.uk...

21 June 2022

From: Breaking News

London is leading the rental market revolution

Property maintenance solution provider, Help me Fix, claim that London is still a dominant force in the build-to-rent market. Since the Covid-19, pandemic market...

16 June 2022

From: Breaking News

AML checks attributed to foreign buyers hits all-time low

A portion of the market activity accounted for by foreign buyers has been in a slow decline since 2018, Credas Technologies,...

16 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Make way second-steppers – FTBs account for 11% of market activity

Research by Stipendium reveals that first-time buyers account for one in 10 of all property transactions across England. The property platform analysed...

16 June 2022

From: Breaking News

The retail sector drives the most commercial rental demand

A recent analysis of the current commercial rental market reveals which sectors are currently most in demand when it comes to...

14 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Shocking £27m deposits still held in rental disputes since 2021

While tenancy disputes did see a year-on-year decline in volume during 2021, the latest industry insight from mydeposits show that there...

14 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Stamp duty costs on BTL homes up £12k since Gov changes

The average stamp duty payment on buy-to-let (BTL) homes has increased by £11,848 in England, and almost 1,000% higher than that...

14 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Boris Johnson outlines 'comprehensive review' of mortgages in major speech

The Prime Minister used a housing speech in Blackpool yesterday to outline plans for a wide-ranging review of the mortgage market and housing...

10 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Cost of living leaves 86% of rental households feeling financially strained

The pressure of the constant surge in the cost of living for UK rental households are prevalent, and the effects are...

10 June 2022

From: Breaking News

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