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Landlords see rise in tenant demand

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Almost half of landlords in this country are reporting an increased demand for rental properties, according to the latest research by the National Landlords Association (NLA). Some 40 per cent have experienced…

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Regulation & Law

Town planning expert slams Right to Buy scheme

Giving housing association tenants the right to purchase their homes will do nothing to solve the UK housing crisis but instead is aimed at targeting new Tory voters, a Birmingham City University…

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Housing Market

Investors hung out to dry as BoE gets tough

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The Bank of England has announced plans to introduce more stringent checks on buy-to-let lenders amid concerns that the property investment market is moving into bubble territory. The Bank’s Prudential Regulation Authority…

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Housing Market

Number of home movers fall in H1 2015

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The volume of home movers in the UK in the first six months of 2015 fell by 9 per cent compared to the corresponding period in 2014, new data has revealed.  The…

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Housing Market

Property rental prices rise 3% in 2014

Rents in the private rental sector rose by three per cent in 2014, six times the latest rate of inflation, the latest figures from Your Move and Reeds Rains, both of whom…

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Housing Market

Britain is building again

The volume of new homes in England increased by 25 per cent in 2014-15, the biggest rise in 28 years, according to latest Government figures. Alterations to planning laws helped boost the…

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