Property

House prices still rising but that could change soon

House prices still rising but that could change soon

House prices still rising but that could change soon The current climate could be short lived House price growth hit a five-month high in February, according to Land Registry data but there are warnings that this will be short-lived. The Land Registry’s latest House Price Index shows UK property values rose 10.9% annually in February 2022.

House prices still rising but that could change soon Read More »

Northampton house prices continue to rise

Northampton house prices continue to rise

Northampton house prices continue to rise Property rose by 0.5 percent more expensive than in February, new figures show. The boost contributes to the longer-term trend, which has seen property prices in the area achieve seven percent annual growth. The average Northampton house price in March was £225,681, Land Registry figures show – a 0.5%

Northampton house prices continue to rise Read More »

Trevor Square Knightsbridge geograph 4338316

Rise in buyer interest for renovation projects

Buying agency Stacks Property Search is reporting g rising buyer demand for wrecks requiring significant levels of renovation. The agency says that in the current market, where demand for property outstrips supply, more buyers struggling to find what they want, are instead seeking big refurbishment projects or a knock-down and rebuild. James Law of Stacks

Rise in buyer interest for renovation projects Read More »

rightmove

Rightmove pushing reluctant sellers to come to market within weeks

The number one portal is making a big marketing and research push to get reluctant owners to put up the For Sale boards next month. It says its own research shows that March is the strongest month of the year to sell a home, having the highest number of buyer enquiries per property for sale

Rightmove pushing reluctant sellers to come to market within weeks Read More »

news 16 1

Tax clampdown on second homes announced by government

Owners of second homes who abuse a tax loophole by claiming their often-empty properties are holiday lets will be forced to pay under new measures announced by the government today. The Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities says the changes will target people who take advantage of the system “to avoid paying their fair

Tax clampdown on second homes announced by government Read More »

buy to let

Plans to force buy-to-let owners to pay up to £10,000 to boost energy efficiency

Campaigners are calling for plans to charge landlords up to £10k to be scrapped  Plans are for all new rental homes to have an energy rating of C or above  Campaigners are urging the Government to scrap proposals to make landlords pay up to £10,000 to improve the energy efficiency of their rental homes. The

Plans to force buy-to-let owners to pay up to £10,000 to boost energy efficiency Read More »

New portal reveals charges to agents plus extra for multi-listing service

The new portal OpenBrix, which is powered by Blockchain, has revealed its fee structure ahead of its formal launch on September 1. It’s going to charge £75 per branch per month, plus £1 per property upload fee. If agents then want to join a multi-listing system it will operate, they will be expected to pay

New portal reveals charges to agents plus extra for multi-listing service Read More »