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House prices close to all-time high

House prices in England and Wales are now less than £1,000 below the all-time high of £181,083 that they hit in November 2007. Prices rose by 6.5% ... More...



Gentle rise in mortgage approvals gets thumbs up

Good news for agents as the spring sales season gets into full swing - the number of mortgages being granted has hit a six month high. Bank ...

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Deregulation Bill receives Royal Assent

The Deregulation Bill received Royal Assent last week so now is the time for all landlords to ensure that their properties will be compliant with the ...

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So agents and landlords CAN stop tenants sub-letting

The government says letting agents and landlords can, after all, prevent tenants sub-letting properties, despite apparently saying the reverse in a statement immediately after the Budget ...

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Stamp duty reform saves buyers £1,600 each

Chancellor George Osborne's recent stamp duty reforms have saved the average UK home buyer nearly £1,600 each. More than two thirds of homebuyers across the UK are ...

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Council consulting over potential ban on agents' boards

A council is consulting over a potential ban or restrictions on estate agents' and letting agents' boards. Leicester council is responding to complaints from people in two ...

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DPS: London deposits twice national average

Tenancy deposits in London over the last year were more than twice as expensive on average as the rest of England and Wales, statistics released by ...

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Agents sign up to new ‘renting pledge’

At least 14 agents and landlords have signed a so-called ‘Renting Pledge’ launched by Manchester council. Signatories include agencies with large portfolios - Urbanbubble with 5,500 properties ...

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Buy-to-let voids fall to 13-year low

The average annual void period for buy-to-let landlords has dropped to its lowest level since 2002. This is the latest positive news for the buoyant sector following ...

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LSL: Largest annual rent rise in nearly two years

 The average rent across England and Wales is 3.1% higher than a year ago – the largest annual rise in nearly two years, according to LSL ...

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Tories want to expand Right To Buy

The ConservativeParty is to announce the extension of the Right To Buy policy to cover housing association homes as well as direct council houses and flats ...

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