PropertyWire - UK & International Property News Service

General Election 2019: The moment of truth

Last week we heard about fresh developments from both Taylor Wimpey and Barratt Homes, which comes as a welcome reminder that not every property-based firm is being put off by the political instability that the UK has suffered for years now. We... Read more

The Conservative manifesto – more of the same?

The Conservative Party manifesto is a combination of more of the same and new ideas, some of which haven’t been fleshed out enough. The headline-grabber has been the creation of ‘long-term fixed rate mortgages’, where buyers (presumably... Read more

The market is moving slowly but for the right reasons

As I sit at my laptop writing this I can look out of my window and see the removal men busily carrying boxes and furniture as my neighbours on one side are moving today. On the other side the For Sale sign indicates that they will be doing so... Read more

Legal issues causing headaches for landlords

Legal reforms are set to cause headaches for landlords in the private rented sector with responses to the Government’s plans to reform Section 21 ‘no fault’ evictions not being welcomed by the industry or lawyers. As part of the... Read more