PropertyWire - UK & International Property News Service

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

OPINION: Keep on building!

I have been talking recently about the positives in the housing market in the UK in the face of persistent political uncertainty and new figures are suggesting that when it comes to new home building there is indeed optimism. There was a 7.9%... Read more

Let’s celebrate what we have in our housing market

With the Labour Party conference dominated by infighting and Brexit, the current Government bogged down with similar issues, it is time to celebrate the good news. Despite all the upheaval, the nation’s property market is proving to be remarkably... Read more

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