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Shadow Housing Minister vows to boost homeownership

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Labour’s new Shadow Minister for Housing and Planning, John Healey (right), has said that halting the decline in homeownership levels in this country is a major priority for the Labour party. Fresh…

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Lib Dems vow to build 20,000 affordable homes

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The Liberal Democrats has announced plans to develop 20,000 affordable homes in Wales by 2021 if the party is in Government after the 2016 assembly election. Lib Dem AM Peter Black (left)…

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Government aims to deliver 1m new homes

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The Government announced this week that it wants to deliver 1 million new build homes in England by 2020, in an effort to tackle the growing housing crisis. The mounting supply-demand imbalance…

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Significant rise in number of new homes in Scotland

There has been a sharp increase in the volume of new homes built in Scotland, according to official figures. The latest housing statistics from the Scottish Government haveunveiled that the number of…

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UK house prices look set to soar

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The UK is the fourth best place in the world to invest in residential property, owed largely to a general housing shortage and the country’s economic growth, according to research by Savills.…

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Britain’s biggest landlord increases rents 33%

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One of the UK’s largest and most controversial private landlords is reportedly increasing rents across his 900 buy-to-let properties in Kent by up to 33 per cent. Fergus Wilson (left) told the…

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Supply of rental housing on the rise

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The number of available private rented properties rose in July, the latest Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) monthly Private Rental Sector (PRS) Report has revealed. ARLA registered letting agents, which managed…

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Young investors set to fuel buy-to-let boom

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Many young people may be struggling to get a foot on the housing ladder, but that does not mean that they do not recognise the potential benefits of investing in residential property.…

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Residential transactions fall 4.4% – HMRC

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The number of residential property transactions fell in July, the latest figures from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has revealed, with 100,720 transactions recorded last month, up 0.2 per cent compared to…

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