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Annual property price growth set to hit 10%

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With demand from buyers continuing to heavily outweigh the supply of homes coming on to the market, residential property prices in Britain’s 20 biggest cities is expected to be increasing by 10…

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Regulation & Law

Zero carbon homes plan scrapped

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The Government will no longer be introducing requirements for zero carbon homes in 2016 and zero carbon non-domestic buildings in 2019, the Treasury announced last week, as part of plans to boost…

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Agencies & People

Connells Group acquires another lettings firm

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Connells Group has successfully completed yet another lettings business acquisition – Selective Lets in Dunstable, Bedfordshire. The purchase of the independent family-run residential lettings and property management business follows on from the…

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Housing Market

This is Generation Rent

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Almost half of UK renters believe that they will never be in a position to buy their own home and that may be because so much of their income is now going…

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Agencies & People

Belvoir announces major acquisition

Belvoir has added a further 31 offices to its network by acquiring Newton Fallowell in the East Midlands. The deal to buy Newton Fallowell, one of the largest estate agents in the…

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Housing Market

Rental yields fall

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Average rental yields on buy-to-let properties fell in the second quarter of this year, the latest buy-to-let index compiled by Mortgages for Business shows. Returns on residential rental properties fell from 6.4…

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Agencies & People

Exposed agents to be investigated

The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) has condemned the estate agents exposed in a Channel 4 documentary last week for offering to help foreign criminals launder money through high-end properties in…

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