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Bad practice still being uncovered in PRS

A new report on the state of the private rented sector reinforces the need for Government, landlords and letting agents to take stock if they want the future to be bright and startling figures reveal the extent of bad practice among letting... Read more

UK property market at its most inconsistent for years

It has been assumed that the housing market has been slowing since the European Union referendum over three year ago, but figures and analysis reports are confirming this as we approach yet another Brexit deadline. I have said this before, and I... Read more

It really is all about the numbers

Although you need to be aware that average figures are not always indicative of what is happening on the ground in a particular area, today it really is all about the numbers and they currently show price growth slowing and rents rising. Annual... Read more

A tale of two cities

The highest and the lowest price growth in key cities around the UK are both in Scotland with Edinburgh recording a rise of 5.8% and Aberdeen a fall of 4.8% in the last 12 months. These are interesting figures from the latest Zoopla cities index... Read more

Beware the promises behind feel good rhetoric

Rhetoric; the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, especially the exploitation of figures of speech and other compositional techniques. We now have a Prime Minister who is a master of this dark art. Before he entered No 10 Boris... Read more