UK rental prices return to growth

Marked recovery in UK rental prices was witnessed in August, new figures published as part of the latest Homelet rental price index have revealed. The data showed a 2.4 per cent year-on-year increase in average rental prices across the country, with the average monthly rent now standing at £939.

Property of the Week: The perfect summer home in West Sussex on sale for £2.64m

Waterside is a glamourous, new-build statement among its beachfront neighbours within the exclusive coastal West Kingston Private Estate in West Sussex.

Property of the week: Extraordinary 8 bedroom country house with stunning grounds for £4,950,000!

This week’s property of the week is a beautiful Grade II listed country property originating from the 17th century called June Farm. It features 8 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 5-6 reception rooms, various outbuildings, stables, a swimming pool, private parking and a tennis court! For the price of £4.95 million you will get approximately 24.71 acres of outside space, and...

Property of the week: Three bedroom penthouse in Fulham on sale for £3,250,000

Designed by award-winning developer Fruition Properties, this architecturally designed penthouse stretches across two floors and features to ceiling glass throughout creating an exceptional, unobstructed living experience that seamlessly blends the lines between inside and out.

Housing market unfazed by hung parliament

The shock general election result has failed to deter buyers and sellers from entering the UK property market, according to research from Jackson-Stops & Staff. 55% of its branches reported no change in the level of sales instructions in the two weeks after the result compared to two weeks prior.

Property of the week: Superb family home steeped in local history on sale for £2,950,000

Dating back to the 17th century, Malyons is a beautiful historic village home offering home offering extensive and hugely flexible family living space. The Malyon family bought the house in 1886 for £1,025 and began a butchery business, adding a barn at the rear with wood taken from the barge used to transport the building materials to the house.

One in four don’t know the legal status of their home ownership, survey finds

Some 17 million people in the UK own a home with another person. However, according to new research, one in four of those are not aware of the legal structure of how they own their home. When a property is purchased jointly, the owners can chose whether to be ‘joint tenants’ or ‘tenants in common’. This confirms the type...

Property of the Week: A fisherman’s retreat in Dorset

This week’s Property of the Week is the ultimate angler’s retreat – the secluded timber fishing hut in Dorset is set for auction with a guide price of £65,000.

Bank Holiday DIY disasters estimated to have hit 2m

Insurance experts estimate that two million households will have experienced a DIY disaster over the recent bank holiday weekend, with Brits spending £58 fixing botched jobs. Using data from past British Bank Holidays, one insurer has compiled a list of most common DIY disasters to have happened across the UK this weekend:

Housing market optimism at lowest level for 18 months

House price optimism in the UK fell to the its lowest level in 18 months as lending got off to a slow start this year. While the Halifax House Price Index found prices increasing by 2% to £193,130 in January, 60% surveyed expected the average property price to be higher in one year’s time. This means that house prices...

Rentguard Issues

  • Majority of landlords have helped tenants during coronavirus crisis
  • Rental crisis deepens with over 300,000 tenants late with rent payments
  • Rentguard’s administration fees