We Are Moving

House Seekers Move Abroad For Affordable Homes A fifth of disillusioned house hunters in the UK would consider leaving the country due to the cost involved in getting on the housing ladder. The United States is the most popular location with...

Mortgage Burden on Retirees

Over 70s Saddled With Extraordinary Total Mortgage Debt of £35.2 billion, Four in 10 over 50s in the UK are paying off a mortgage worth on average of £49,000 and a fifth in their 70s are still paying off...

Signs Of New North-South Divide Emerging In UK Housing Market

Rightmove say a new north-south property divide is emerging in the UK ahead of the Christmas period, with people selling second-stepper homes in the north of England standing the best chance of finding a buyer by Christmas. The property website...

New Housing in the build for Kings Norton

Thanks to a joint partnership between Birmingham City Council, Viridian Housing and Westleigh, Birmingham is to get 44 brand new affordable homes. Construction on the £4.7million scheme on Longfellow Road, Kings Norton began last November with financial support from the...

UK intersest rates rise – How much will it go up?

It has been reported that the Bank of England is about to increase the base interst for the first time in a decade. This will undoubtly affect the property market, but ultimately what does the mean? The Bank of England’s...

Dubai Property Prices

IMF No Longer ConcernedThe International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced that it is no longer concerned about a property price bubble in Dubai. According to Masood Ahmed, head of the IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Department, price growth on...

Homes Not Assets To Be Passed On To Children, Says Minister

In new footage recorded from the party’s conference, a Conservative minister has said homes should not be seen as assets for parents to pass to their children. Jackie Doyle-Price, social care minister, told a fringe meeting that many older people...

11% Rise in Asian Investment in the UK

Asian investors are sweeping up the UK property scene in higher numbers than ever before. It appears Brexit is not putting a damper on things, at least for wealthy Asians looking to invest. Research from JLL, a property investment firm,...

Strong Support For Help To Buy

Government's Scheme Gets New Homes BuiltNew figures show the UK government’s flagship Help to Buy scheme is helping more people onto the property ladder and getting more homes built. The Help to Buy schemes have created over 54,000 home owners...

Britain’s Biggest Buy-to-Let Landlord Bans “Coloureds” & Battered Wives

Britain’s biggest buy-to-let landlord has banned so called “coloureds” from renting his properties “because of the curry smell.” In an email to letting agent Evolution Properties, Fergus Wilson ordered: “No coloured people because of the curry smell at the end of...