Government offers £7 billion for affordable homes

by on Jan 13, 2017
Government offers £7 billion for affordable homes

Housing providers in the UK can apply for a share of a £7bn fund to help increase the supply of affordable homes in England, the government has announced. Since the  5th January 2017, housing associations, local authorities & private developers in England can bid for funding to build thousands of new rent-to-buy, shared ownership & […]

Property prices rise less than UK average in London for first time since 2008

by on Jan 5, 2017
Property prices rise less than UK average in London for first time since 2008

London property prices have grown at a slower rate than the national average in 2016 for the first time in 8 years said Nationwide. The Average prices in London increased by 3.7% over the year, compared with the rise across the country as a whole of 4.5%. It’s the first time England has outperformed London […]

Revealed: Most expensive streets in the UK

by on Oct 6, 2016
Revealed: Most expensive streets in the UK

Zoopla has recently revealed the most expensive places to live, with a whooping 660,924 millionaire properties. This is a rise of 6.6% since January. you can see the most expensive places below: Top 10 most expensive streets Rank Street name Average property value 1 Kensington Palace Gardens, W8 £38,266,143 2 The Boltons, SW10 £33,314,108 3 […]

One hour commute could save you £450k

by on Sep 26, 2016
One hour commute could save you £450k

Londoners could save nearly 60% of the cost of houses (nearly £450,000) if they can live one hour away new research from Lloyds bank has shown. Prices in towns such as Rugby, Sittingbourne and Wellingborough had average prices of £295k compared the huge £742k in London. However its not as simple as you may think,the […]

Older and younger generations are driven apart by housing costs.

by on Sep 19, 2016
Older and younger generations are driven apart by housing costs.

Soaring property prices are making more neighborhoods inaccessible to the under 50s, report reveals Property prices have been making some neighborhood inaccessible to young people (under 50) the segregation is due to high house prices.Social rent homes funded by the goverment have fallen to fewer than 10,000 according to a recently revealed report. Figures show […]

Million pound properties in London hit hardest from Brexit.

by on Sep 12, 2016
Million pound properties in London hit hardest from Brexit.

High priced homes in London are finding it very difficult to sell after the Brexit referendum, leading to theories that the London property market has peaked. The market was slowing down prior to Brexit however an analysts has harmed confidence in the London market even further.  Houses more than £1.5 million (mostly from London_ are the […]

The tiny house with the giant cost

by on Sep 6, 2016
The tiny house with the giant cost

For £1.256 million you could get this 7 foot wide property in London One of the narrowest flats in Chelsea has had three owners in the last 20 years, its got two bedrooms, two bathrooms and is freehold. It’s hidden away in a quiet street where the average property price is a whooping £4 million. […]

House prices rising which defy predictions post Brexit

by on Sep 1, 2016
House prices rising which defy predictions post Brexit

House prices have risen this month, defying all post-Brexit predictions of a slowing market, according to banking firm Nationwide. The average asking price has increase by 0.6% in August compared to the previous month despite that there is strong evidence that the housing market has slowed down in recent months, this is attributed to the referendum […]

Landlords are “Lining Pockets” with housing benefits

by on Aug 23, 2016
Landlords are “Lining Pockets” with housing benefits

Many private landlords are lining their pockets with housing benefits the national housing federation has stated. A Private landlord body has dismissed the claim, it said the money was support for tenants to pay rent rather than a landlord hand-out. The national housing federation (NHF) claims that private landlords received £9.4 million in housing benefits […]

Nightmare ordeal for a man who can’t sell his house..

by on Aug 15, 2016
Nightmare ordeal for a man who can’t sell his house..

A man who is trying to sell his property come across a very weird problem! He doesn’t own it. Chris Meyer owns the property next door to the his flat. Due to a mix-up with Land Registry documents means Chris actually owns 9 Willow Court instead of 8 Willow Court, Carlisle where he has been […]