Government to build thousands of discounted homes for first time buyers

The government will build thousands of discounted homes for first time buyers this year on brownfield sites, according to housing minister Gavin Barwell. The Government says that local authorities areas in England will get cash from the £1.2bn...continue reading

RICS: UK House prices set to increase by 3% in 2017

House prices in the UK will see an average increase of 3% over the course of the new year as the number of transactions stabilises according to the RICS housing forecast for 2017. The housing forecast released today predicts house prices to rise acr...continue reading

£60m house building fund established with stamp duty revenue

The government has set up an annual £60m fund to help communities ‘affected by second homeownership’ using revenue accumulated from stamp duty hikes. The fund will be allocated to almost 150 councils over five years to assist them i...continue reading

The UK’s favourite household items

A report from Lloyds Bank Insurance takes a look at what gadgets have topped the UK’s most owned household items list. The Britain at Home report found that a wide variety of non-essential items are now found in the home, from cooking tools (t...continue reading

First time buyers

Parents becoming landlords to help children get on property ladder. A growing number of parents are renting properties to their children or considering doing so in the future, as younger generations continue to struggle to take their first step onto...continue reading

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