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Britain’s housing stock worth £7.76 trillion

Britain’s 28.6 million homes grew in value by nearly £1.4 billion per day during 2015, says Zoopla research. Brentford and West Drayton are areas with largest increases in 2015 (24% and 17%…

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Rents cool off as tenant demand softens

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Rents across England and Wales fell by an average of 0.9 per cent in November taking the average to £799 a month, according to latest buy-to-let index from Your Move and Reeds…

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House prices set to soar

Residential property prices and rents look set to rise sharply over the next decade, according to a new report. The ARLA and NAEA Housing 2025 report forecasts that the average UK home…

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Stamp duty hikes will push up rents, says IFS

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Fewer new homes will be built and rents will rise as a consequence of the hike in stamp duty on buy-to-let unveiled in last week’s Spending Review, the Institute for Fiscal Studies…

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Residential transactions rise again

Residential property sales in the UK have exceeded 100,000 per month for a fifth month in succession with purchasers taking advantage of low mortgage borrowing rates. The latest official transaction data from…

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Rents fall in October

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Rents across England and Wales dropped by 1.2 per cent fell in October taking the average to £806 per month, according to the latest buy to let index from Your Move and…

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Government Spending Review

George Osborne has today declared that he plans to “end the crisis of home ownership in our country.” Great news. To do this, The Chancellor is to double the housing budget to…

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Planning delays stifle new housing

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A lack of resources within planning departments is one of the biggest reasons for the chronic housing shortages in this country, according to Linea Homes. The niche housebuilder reports that the vast…

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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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