July’s countrywide lettings index shows that rental growth slowed across every region of the country. London recorded the first annual drop in rents for six years, falling by 0.5 % over the past 12 months. . Rents in London 0.5% lower than in July 2015 . Stock surge sees the number of homes available to … Read more
The final chapter of the housing journey begins when people start trading in large family homes for smaller ones.
Having traded up from a flat or a smaller house, the middle of the housing journey is firmly the preserve of families living in large homes.
We’re comfortable talking about first time
buyers, a journey given much scrutiny and much measurement, but we are much less likely to talk about those moving for the first time.
For the UK, creating a link between the growth of the private rented sector and the delivery of new homes offers the opportunity to both increase the volume of homes built in the UK, and improve the experience of renters. 2016 will be a formative year in the growth of the institutionally backed build to rent sector.
Countrywide PLC has announced plans to create a step-change in customer choice by becoming the first UK estate agency to combine its traditional strength of local expertise with the control and convenience of a new online service.
It has emerged in recent weeks that the government could soon look to ban ‘Gazumping’. A fundamental move which will prevent millions of house sales falling through each year, and avoiding the disappointment faced by buyers.
Manchester city centre has changed beyond recognition over the last decade. The city has seen an explosion in the number of high rise developments being built, the most well-known being Beetham Tower.
How can we make better use of the homes we already have? Buying a home to do up and sell on, is of course, driven by the underlying desire to make a profit, but there are also big benefits for the wider housing market.