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Land & New Homes

The West needs 85,000 homes

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85,000 new homes need to be built in the West of England over the next 20 years to meet demand, significantly more than anticipated. The four councils – Bristol, North Somerset, Bath…

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Housing Market

Static lending rates may fuel house prices

Residential property prices in the UK will almost certainly continue to rise next year after the Bank of England implied the first interest rate rise may not happen before 2017, according to…

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Housing Market

Lack of homes for sale hits profits

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Countrywide, Foxtons, Savills, Martin & Co and Belvoir were among the main property firms to see their share prices fall last week amid housing market fears. The residential property market in parts…

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Housing Market

Supply shortage leads to rise in rental prices

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Private rents in the UK rose by the fastest rate in almost three years in September, as the severe housing shortage continued to place upward pressure on rental values across the UK.…

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Regulation & Law

New measures to clamp down on rogue landlords

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Fresh proposals designed to crackdown on rogue landlords who force susceptible tenants to reside in substandard, overcrowded properties, have been announced by the Housing Minister Brandon Lewis. The suggestions made by the…

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