UK Yearly House Price Growth at slowest rate in 5 years

Recent data has revealed that this month, yearly house price growth in the UK slipped to 2%, its slowest pace in half a decade.

The Government has announced that it will invest £1.67 billion to support a new generation of council homes for those in search of affordable rented housing.

Three new guides designed to help landlords and tenants who work or live in private rented housing have been published today (26/06/18).

New data shows that transactions in Greater London have experienced a fall of 7.9% over the past quarter.

Ten and a half years is the amount of time the average single first-time buyer would have to save for in order to raise a deposit.

Countrywide’s share price has taken a dramatic tumble of over 20% this morning (25/06/18).

Earlier this week, the National Trading Standards Estate Agency Team (NTSEAT) launched a survey aiming to assess the use of referral fees by estate agents.

The latest data from HM Land Registry shows that applications to change or query the Land Register saw an uplift last month.

Revealing the monthly estimated figures for both residential and non-residential property transactions, HM Revenue & Customs property statistics for May 2018 were released today.

With the deadline to register for the compulsory anti money laundering (AML) just a week away, law firms in Scotland are being encouraged to complete the process prior to the deadline.

The government have reported that work has begun on “a very ambitious programme of court reform, which aims to bring new technology and modern ways of working” to the system.

New research has revealed that average monthly mortgage repayments are less than average rental prices in every UK region.

Guidance for landlords to provide additional protection for tenants against poor living conditions has been published today (20/06/18).

New statistics show that in 2017, just 44% of homes constructed through government funding programmes in England were for social or affordable rent in 2017.

A survey has been launched by the National Trading Standards Estate Agency Team (NTSEAT) to assess the use of referral fees by estate agents.

New results suggest that many people in Britain not looking to get on the housing ladder just don’t want the financial commitment of homeownership.

A Building Society has introduced a new affordability model to raise the amount that clients can borrow.

May saw buyer demand slip whilst new instructions edged into positive territory for the first time since 2016.

The areas of law under which law firms will be required to publish prices has been expanded by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).