Property of the Week: A Grade I listed manor house fit for a king!

This week’s property of the week was formerly used as a base by Henry VIII and is located in Fakenham, Norfolk. The spectacular Grade I listed manor house is set in a five acre plot of landscaped gardens which feature many topiary hedges and a unique water feature.

Property of the Week: A listed six bedroom stone house

This week’s property of the week is a remodelled family home located in the village of Chilmark, in the Nadder Valley, Wiltshire. The listed stone house provides ample space with six bedrooms and a good sized kitchen/breakfast room. The Dial House is carefully designed with a panelled dining room leading on to the large comfortable sitting room which in...

Property of the Week – Craigallian Estate, Scotland

Boasting stunning grounds and countryside views, Craigallian Estate has become available at £2.75million. You get to enjoy beautiful countryside views and features for this eye catching price!

Buy to let tax increases will affect tenants the most

Tenants are likely to bear the cost of the latest tax rises for landlords, according to a new survey. Increasing taxes will result in a reduction of homes on the rental market which will lead to prices rising as a result, according to experts.

£21,000 a month – are these the most expensive student digs in the world?

Student accommodation usually conjures up images of damp walls, lumpy mattresses and mouldy tea cups. However, one 17-year old undergraduate has reportedly rented out a London student flat for an eye-watering £21,000 a month. The luxury apartment on Park Lane is one of six apartments in the Fountain Block overlooking Hyde Park, where prices range from £9,000 a month...

Are these prefab units the answer to Britain’s housing crisis?

An interior design firm is planning to sell portable outside boxes big enough to host two bedrooms, a bathroom and a kitchen for £150,000. The company claim that the compact homes could go some way to easing the UK’s housing shortage.

Some landlords are struggling to get the finance they require to expand, says study

  A lack of finance is hindering almost a quarter of UK landlords, despite there being a choice of over 900 buy to let mortgage products available, new research has revealed. The difficulty in securing finance is preventing them from expanding their portfolios as they would like, according to the study by online letting agent Property Let by Us.

Property of the Week: Former funeral parlour on sale in Crewkerne

A former funeral parlour in Crewkerne, Sommerset has come up for sale. Dating back to the 1890s, Chapel House is believed to be one of the oldest buildings in the town and was previously owned by funeral directors AJ Wakely & Sons who it as a place to store and build coffins. It was later converted into a quirky...

Housing market recovers momentum with rise in mortgage approvals

Britain’s housing market recovered some momentum in December after a deluge of low-priced mortgage deals encouraged buyers to take out a new home loan. The Bank of England said the number of mortgage approvals increased after six months of contraction. It reported that approvals for house purchases rose to 60,725 last month after reaching a 17-month low of 58,956...

Average UK property price down last month

Average property prices in the UK fell by 0.4% in December but are still 8.2% above the same month in 2013, the latest index figures show. This takes the average price of a UK home to £205,150 according to data from independent estate agency Haart. In London prices fell by 0.2% month on month however, with annual growth of...

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