Property Obsessives - A Nation of Maniacs

Property Obsessives - A Nation of Maniacs

Nowhere in the world is the population so fixated with residential property ownership than here in the UK.

The housing market is the prolific talk of the dinner table, the media, the City and economists alike. It’s an epidemic of discussion and opinion.

And that’s nothing new. My grandfather, an estate agent in ...

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Latest property demand hotspots see London cooling

Latest property demand hotspots see London cooling

Last week it was reported that rising house prices in the capital have hit a four year high, but new statistics for the UK’s leading online estate agent eMoov.co.uk show demand for property in the capital is on the decline.

The Property Hotspot League from eMoov.co.uk shows demand for properties ...

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Number Of Properties Eligible For Help To Buy Falling

Number Of Properties Eligible For Help To Buy Falling

Do you think it's becoming increasingly difficult to qualify for the Help to Buy scheme? Well, according to recent figures, the number of properties meeting the government's criteria for financing under its programme has declined by 1.9% in England and Wales since its launch, a new study by Zoopla shows.

This drop ...

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More Brits Ready To Share Home Ownership With Partners, Friends Or Relatives

More Brits Ready To Share Home Ownership With Partners, Friends Or Relatives

Would you be willing to share your home with someone else in order to get on the property ladder? It appears that nearly four in five (77%) people in the UK planning to become homeowners in the next two years will do so by sharing their purchase with someone else, a study carried out by ...

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Affordable family homes within an hour commute of London

Affordable family homes within an hour commute of London

An average young couple working and living in London now faces the dilemma that if they want to start a family, can they afford a family home within the capital? A 3 bedroom house within London now costs an average of £600,000, and couples are being forced out to commuter towns.

Leading Online Estate ...

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Non-commuters losing out on up to £68,000 by owning a property near a train station

Non-commuters losing out on up to £68,000 by owning a property near a train station

Non-commuters could be sitting on a gold mine by living in a town with a train station. They could sell their house and move to an equivalent sized property in a nearby town without a train station and gain up to 40% of the value of their property, according to new research from leading online ...

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UK House Prices Still Rising

UK House Prices Still Rising

Have you noticed a rise in confidence recently with regards to the property market? The improving UK economy seems to have given the country's property market yet another strong boost in the second quarter, fuelling demand for homes and bringing an increase in prices, Halifax's latest House Price Index shows.

The mortgage unit ...

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Scottish property values set to decline by 20% with a Yes vote

Scottish property values set to decline by 20% with a Yes vote

The impact of Scotland independence could have massive implications on voter’s property value warns the leading Online Estate Agent eMoov.co.uk.

House prices in Scotland have increased quickly in recent months amid continuing strong demand and investment into infrastructure and business across the major cities. However these highs could soon be a thing ...

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Income Growth Helps Tenants Sustain Rise In Rental Values

Income Growth Helps Tenants Sustain Rise In Rental Values

The UK private rental sector continues to enjoy solid demand from tenants; a process that inevitably leads to a rise in the cost of renting a home. However, many parts of the country now see sufficient numbers of tenants generating higher incomes, meaning they don’t experience difficulties in paying their rents, the latest Rental ...

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Win Love2Shop Vouchers Competition

Win Love2Shop Vouchers Competition

If your home is in need of some Summer DIY love then we have a fantastic competition for you. We are giving away £30 worth of Love2Shop vouchers. These vouchers can be used at 85 retailers.

This means you can pick the retailer you want to use, so whether if you want DIY essentials from ...

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