Residential Property Market Expected To Remain Flat In 2013

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Property experts and economists have predicted that the 2013 residential property forecast for the UK is going to remain much the same as last year. This is good news for all property investors, who are able to get finance, but not welcome news for struggling first time buyers as the UK residential property market remains [...]

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Property Values To Remain Subdued In 2013

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

UK Property values will remain subdued in 2013 It has emerged that while first-time buyers are continuing to struggle to secure mortgage loans on any type of property, according to UK mainstream mortgage lender, The Halifax. The UK mortgage lender said that while the overall outlook for UK property values “remains more unclear than usual” it [...]

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Landlords Running Buy-To-Let Goldmines

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Renting Property Costs More Per Month Than Buying It! A study by mainstream mortgage lender the Halifax has revealed that renting a property now costs over £130 per month more than the monthly cost of buying a property. UK landlords are holding on to Buy-To-Let goldmines as not only can they command premium rental prices from tenants but they [...]

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Is It Cheaper To Own Or Rent UK Property?

Friday, February 17, 2012

Renting a property in the UK Private Rented Sector (PRS) is fast following the European trend and becoming the normal thing for people to do instead of taking the plunge and getting a foot on the property ladder. Struggling First Time Buyers have been forced to rent whilst saving for a deposit on a home. [...]

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UK Empty Properties Up By 1.8% In 2011

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Despite campaigns from all quarters of the media and industry bodies, the number of empty homes in the UK increased significantly in 2011, new research has shown. Data from the Communities and Local Government department, (CLG),the Office for National Statistics, (ONS), and Halifax’s own housing statistics database, the study revealed a 1.8% rise in empty [...]

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