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

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

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

New home planning approvals at a ten year high

The number of planning permissions granted for new homes reached a ten year high in the 12 months to September, according to the Home Builders Federation (HBF). The HBF and Glenigan Housing Pipeline report for the third quarter of 2016 has revealed ...continue reading

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