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KEYWORD "North East" - 100 RESULTS
Index shows growth but house price below last year’s level

The latest e.surv index shows that house prices in England and Wales are, on average, still some 1.6% below the level...

10 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Political dithering allows tenants to stay a year rent-free

A prominent industry figure has criticised politicians for leaving all sides of the private lettings sector with uncertainty - and allowing...

04 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Peak Rent Rises Right Now according to latest Lettings index

Rents in June 2024 rose by 6.7% year-on-year, according to the latest figures from the Goodlord Rental Index.  The Index, which analyses...

03 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation to rise in second half of 2024 predicts Zoopla

House prices will be 1.5% higher by the end of the year says Zoopla.  It suggests that homebuyers are largely shrugging off...

28 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlords hit with up to 21% rise in sales agency fees - new stats

A new analysis of property sales expenses suggests that landlords who sell now are paying up to 21% more in estate...

28 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Will Renters Get The Help They Need To Become Buyers?

Speculation is growing ahead of the General Election around how first-time buyers will fair, and if they’ll receive the support they...

22 June 2024

From: Agent Advice

Liars! Politicians blasted for “blatant untruths” about rental sector

A lettings industry figure has let rip at politicians pitching for votes at next month’s General Election. HomeLet and Let Alliance chief...

11 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Shock Figures - 15 tenants chasing every home for rent

Shock new figures from Zoopla show that although rental demand has softened over the last year there are still 15 people...

07 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Airbnb Bonanza - huge rise in short let property numbers

Figures publicised in a new House of Commons report suggests there’s been a huge rise in the number of short lets...

24 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Vast majority of landlords says demand is strong

Over eight in 10 landlords are reporting strong levels of tenant demand, Paragon Bank research has revealed. As part of research carried...

24 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Right To Buy set to slash housing stock still further - warning

England’s dwindling social housing stock is poised to plummet by an additional 189,000 properties through the controversial Right to Buy scheme...

24 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Rent Rises Slowing - and that’s official

Average UK private rents were up 8.9% in the year to April according to the Office for National Statistics. This is a...

23 May 2024

From: Breaking News

New Build premiums hit decade-high levels across most of Britain

A study by property software firm APRAO shows new-build house price premiums at their highest in a decade. The supplier analysed existing...

17 May 2024

From: Breaking News

What Can Landlords Buy for the Average House Price?

Brand new data from online mortgage broker Mojo Mortgages has revealed significant differences in the types of properties the average UK house...

11 May 2024

From: Tax & Finance

Government insulation scheme flops with tiny take-up so far

Figures from the Department for Energy and Net Zero indicate that only 4,648 households so far have taken advantage of the...

09 May 2024

From: Breaking News

10 Areas Where House Price Growth could top 14% in 2024

New market analysis by peer-to-peer investment platform easyMoney has identified 10 areas of the nation on track for growth of more...

04 May 2024

From: Top tips & guides

Rental market snapshot - that latest from Goodlord

The latest Rental Index from Goodlord reveals that rents are now up by 5.7% over the year.  The price per property over...

01 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Stamp Duty causes Buy To Let investment to plummet in key areas

The proportion of buy to let properties purchased in Southern England fell to a record low last year, continuing a trend...

30 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Revealed - types of property selling slowest and fastest

Detached homes in Wales are the slowest property types to sell across the UK and take an average of 92 days...

27 April 2024

From: Agent Advice

Where to find tenanted buy to let units for investors to purchase

Only 2% of current properties listed for sale in London have a tenant in situ, according to lettings agency Benham and...

25 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Rent rises near double figures as interest rate cuts put on ice

The latest official government rent index shows that average private rents across the UK as a whole increased by 9.2% in...

18 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlords NOT pricing out First Time Buyers - new figures

The popular narrative may have been that first time buyers have been priced out of the market, partly by landlords: but...

02 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Locations slammed for failing to meet energy efficiency targets

New analysis claims that the North East of England has made “no progress on greening the highest-emissions homes in 13 years.” Meanwhile,...

12 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation boost as prices nearly back to 2022 peak

UK house prices rose for the fifth consecutive month in February, up by 0.4 per cent or £1,091 in cash terms,...

11 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Rent up, Voids down - new snapshot of lettings market today

The latest Rental Index from PropTech supplier Goodlord has recorded a rent rise and a reduction in void lengths over the...

05 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Call for eco-tax incentives to make landlords improve, and not sell

Rightmove is calling on Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to use next week’s Budget as an opportunity to incentivise landlords to make properties...

28 February 2024

From: Breaking News

“Seize bad landlords' properties” Generation Rent demands

Activists in the Generation Rent campaign says big city Mayors should “tackle the worst landlords and seize their properties.” It also wants...

16 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Backfired! Rent Controls lead to Higher Rents, says Zoopla

Analysis by Zoopla says rent controls introduced in Scotland have directly led to higher rents. The property portal’s research team has analysed...

15 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Rents still rising in all regions - except London

Another rental market snapshot suggests that London is suffering an oversupply of properties to let - with rents dipping as a...

15 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation boost for landlords as house prices up again

UK house prices rose by 0.7 per cent in January, resulting in an improvement in the annual rate of house prices...

01 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Long term capital appreciation dips for most recent sellers

The average home in England and Wales bought within the last 20 years and sold in 2023 achieved £102,650 or 48...

22 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Red Sea inflation fears put the brakes on rate cut fever

A prominent analyst says the threat of rising inflation caused by the Red Sea shipping attacks - on top of this...

18 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Yield league table shows best (and worst) performing regions

A respected league table of yields in different parts of England and Wales has issued its latest figures. The Fleet Mortgages Buy-to-Let...

18 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Late payments and mortgage defaults on the rise, survey suggests

Landlords increasingly struggle with tenants who pay rent late or default, a mortgage lender is claiming.  Research from Molo suggests landlords are...

16 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Daylight Robbery? Council’s 60 per cent rise in fees on landlords

Landlords who fail to ensure their private rented homes meet required standards face massively increased charges from a council. Bath & North...

15 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Tax nightmare for landlords leads to huge rise in buy to let companies

Despite a sharp fall in the number of homes bought by landlords in 2023, the number of limited companies set up...

15 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Frustrated returning sellers cut prices - an opportunity for investors?

An analysis of homes that have returned to the market after failing to find a buyer in 2023 suggests that sellers...

04 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Investors could save tens of thousands with cash-only purchases

A new analysis of discounts available to cash buyer suggests they can save tens of thousands of pounds on some property...

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Transactions tumble to 17 year low but light at end of tunnel - surveyors

Cash and mortgage housing market data show average prices decline by an annual 4.6 per cent says e.surv. But the monthly trend...

13 December 2023

From: Breaking News

New pro-rental lobbying group includes local landlord bodies

The first meeting has been held of the Housing Coalition, a new group including a number of local and regional landlord bodies...

27 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Rents cannot go up indefinitely as affordability crisis hits

Affordability limits have been reached in several regions of the UK, the Home property website suggests. While some regions are still recording...

21 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - England’s Least and Most Affordable Rental Locations

A new analysis has produced a league table of the most and least affordable rental locations in England. The findings placed Rutland...

11 November 2023

From: Top tips & guides

Market Turning? - rents drop and voids increase as weather cools

Rents saw an autumn dip in October, following three months of rapidly escalating prices across England.  According to PropTech firm Goodlord the...

01 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Room rents soar by up to 45% in a year - new data

Room rents continue to skyrocket across the UK, reaching new highs in the third quarter of 2023 according to flatware website...

19 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation Shock as another index points to sliding house prices

Average house prices are now falling 2.9 per cent annually in England and Wales according to the monthly e.surv index. Yorkshire and...

17 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Not all landlords pass higher costs on to tenants - new survey

A survey by a finance firm suggests not all landlords are passing their higher mortgage costs on to tenants. Octane Capital has...

12 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Vast numbers of homes lie empty despite demand for properties

New research shows that 676,000 homes in England are sitting empty. The research comes from property purchasing firm House Buyer Bureau which...

06 October 2023

From: Breaking News

HMO licensing regime coming to an end - for now

The Additional Licensing HMO scheme in the Bath and North East Somerset area ends on New Year’s Eve.  The scheme covers around...

05 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Letting agents claim to be undervalued and underpaid

Over half of letting agents say they are uncertain as to whether they want to remain in their jobs for the...

27 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Who knows how a heatpump works?

New figures reveal the typical Briton’s lack of knowledge around energy efficiency issues in the home. The research found that only 35...

27 September 2023

From: Breaking News

EPCs - two thirds of homes have poor ratings in some areas

A new survey has revealed the regional breakdown of EPC ratings in residential properties.   Region Number of Lodgements (homes) Percentage of properties (D - G...

26 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords forced out - so rents inevitably rise

The latest government figures on the private rental sector show rents rose 5.5 per cent in the 12 months to August,...

21 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - areas with even higher tenant demand than British average

Landlords with property in Outer London and the East Midlands are reporting the strongest levels of tenant demand in Britain, Paragon...

06 September 2023

From: Breaking News

How Have Yields Changed For Landlords? An agent’s view

By Richard O’Neill, managing director, lettings at Romans Estate Agents As a landlord, your property’s yield is an important figure. It indicates...

25 August 2023

From: Breaking News

 Landlords selling up have left it too late for maximum gains

Investors selling a buy to let so far in 2023 made gains which were 10.1 per cent lower than those who...

14 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Voids plunge to record lows - new figures

The number of voids has dropped by 44 per cent in the past month to hit an average of just nine...

02 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Renters expand search areas as affordability bites

Annual growth in rental values continues to increase in the traditionally busy summer months, with little sign of an imminent slowdown.  This...

11 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Up and Up - New records (again) as rents soar skywards

The average UK rental price is now £1,229 pcm, increasing 1.3 per cent from last month.   Greater London sees a massive...

06 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Generation Rent says house prices too high for tenants to buy

A statement from activist group Generation Rent suggests there’s a connection between Section 21 and the period of time people rent...

04 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Market Snapshot - voids and rents broken down by nations and regions

The cost of rent rose in seven of the eight regions monitored by Goodlord during June.  The average cost of rent per...

04 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Desperate sellers flock to “the landlord’s favourite” - auctions

Auctions have long been a favourite way for buy to let and other investors to bag a property bargain. And now it...

30 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Rent Control Mayor wants to be MP after post abolished

A Labour Mayor whose post was abolished by a public vote last year now wants to become an MP. Marvin Rees’ position...

22 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Just where is England’s cheapest rental location? Answers here…

The North East was England’s most affordable region to privately rent last year, Paragon Bank analysis has revealed. In the North East...

14 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Sales of buy to lets now a big factor in housing market

Some 11 per cent of the homes on sale right now are owned by landlords quitting the private rental sector. That’s the...

31 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Yields up in almost every part of the UK - new mortgage review

Specialist buy to let lender Fleet Mortgages says there’s been both an annual and quarterly increase in rental yields, up from...

26 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Government investment zones driving up rental markets - claim

Tax expert David Hannah claims that the government's 12 new high-growth investment zones have already begun to drive property prices in...

14 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Steady As She Goes - rental market at a standstill

After a hectic period of rent rises it appears that the lettings market is at a standstill according to PropTech firm...

11 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Rent levels up again after New Year slowdown

The latest HomeLet rental index shows that UK average rental prices are continuing to rise after a previous drop in prices...

05 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Dawn raid on HMO suspected of role in modern day slavery

A series of officials carried out a morning visit to an illegal House of Multiple Occupation suspected of involvement in modern...

29 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlord investment opportunities as sellers slash prices

As many as one in 10 homes have a reduced asking price within a month of entering the market, a new...

14 March 2023

From: Breaking News

House prices have stopped falling - good news for landlords

Landlords increasingly reliant on capital appreciation may be relieved to hear that one of the country’s best respected indices suggests house...

08 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Rental market snapshot for landlords - new figures

The rental market is firing on all cylinders again according to the latest market snapshot from PropTech firm Goodlord. It says void...

06 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Huge discounts for landlords making cash purchases

Landlords expanding portfolios through cash purchases are securing discounts as high as £88,000 in cooling market conditions says a buying firm. House...

01 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Capital! Highest rental demand in the UK found in London

Landlords with properties in Central London have reported the highest levels of tenant demand across England and Wales. Research on behalf of...

01 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Unlikely location heads landlords’ capital growth league table

An unlikely location heads the latest league table purporting to show the highest returns on property investment. Aldermore’s Buy To let City...

27 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Supply Shortage - stock drought set to continue

New rental stock accounts for just 16 per cent according to fresh figures released about the lettings market. Property company Ocasa has...

13 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Expanding your portfolio? Fewer homes for landlords to buy

Research from Midlands lettings agency Barrows and Forrester shows the volume of homes entering the market for sale has almost halved...

10 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - where capital appreciation was greatest (and least) in 2022

New data from Rightmove reveals the areas which have seen the largest price jumps in the past year. It says that Eastwood...

09 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Rents dip as winter market sets in

The rental market remained relatively steady in recent weeks, according to the latest index from PropTech firm Goodlord. Void periods have remained...

06 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Last-minute call to let homes on Airbnb and other platforms

The trade body representing hosts and suppliers to the short let industry is calling on people to defray cost of living...

20 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Council tells landlords and tenants how to tackle mould

A local authority has issued a statement with advice to landlords and tenants about how to identify and tackle mould. North East...

19 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Highest annual rent rises this year hit 15 per cent

A new market snapshot shows that tenants in London have seen bigger rent price increases than anywhere else in the UK...

14 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Canny landlords have chance for cheap purchases - claim

A prominent buy to let lender says falling house prices five canny landlords the chance to buy property relatively cheaply. Emma Cox,...

08 December 2022

From: Breaking News

The Deck’s Stacked Against Renters - Gove may be a lifeline 

Renters don’t have it easy. Housemates can be unpredictable, rules can be strict, but worst of all – it’s expensive.  Most tenants...

19 November 2022

From: Rental Reform

“No private renter is safe” claims Generation Rent leader

The leader of the Generation Rent activist group says that the shortage of homes to rent means no private sector tenant...

18 November 2022

From: Breaking News

It’s “brilliant” to let to students, insists house builder

The Stripe Property Group, a housebuilder, claims rental homes near universities command an average yield 1.3 per cent higher than those...

10 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation Threat - Zoopla is latest to forecast price drop

Zoopla has now joined Knight Frank and Lloyds Bank in forecasting a price drop in 2023. The property website’s executive director, Richard...

31 October 2022

From: Breaking News

New milestone for private rental sector in England

England’s private rental is forecast to top five million households within the next two years or so. The specialist rental platform Ocasa...

25 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Renters are better off today than a year ago - yes, really

When accounting for inflation, renters are better off today than they were a year ago despite nominal rent increases of up...

15 October 2022

From: The Big Issues

Rents rise to record levels as stock shortage rules the roost

September saw the highest average rental costs ever recorded by Goodlord, according to the PropTech firm’s latest index.  With the previous record...

03 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Are Truss and Kwarteng risking the viability of buy to let?

Rising interest rates - which may rise further and dramatically in response to the government’s tax-cutting agenda - risk eroding the...

28 September 2022

From: Breaking News

“One of the safest buy to let investment bets” unveiled by agency

Rental homes near universities command an average yield 1.3 per cent higher than those in the wider area, a survey claims...

21 September 2022

From: Breaking News

New Build price reductions are increasing says market monitor

New build homes are often at the forefront of market downturns and new data suggests new builds are already seeing price...

08 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlord numbers up despite taxes, laws and red tape

Landlord numbers may have dropped in recent months but a longer term analysis shows the reverse. Total Landlord Insurance analysed the current...

07 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Rents Up, Voids Down - but a warning of tricky months ahead

The average cost of rent across England dipped one per cent during August, taking prices down to a national average of...

02 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Frustrated first time buyers may have to continue renting

New data from Zoopla suggests that growing concern about the cost of living crisis and in particular rising interest rates may...

26 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Buy to let bank reveals its tip for latest regional rental hotspot

Tenant demand is surging in Outer London areas according tones research undertaken on behalf of specialist buy to let lender Paragon...

11 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Yields dip but lettings market strong thanks to soaring demand

A mortgage lender’s buy to let market index shows yields slightly dipping. Fleet Mortgages’ regional snapshot covers all areas of England and...

19 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Rent rises moderating as summer market kicks in

Rents rose by an average of 2.8 per cent during June, taking the average cost of a rental property in England...

04 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - why landlords are tempted to go to AirBnb

New research suggests that a like-for-like comparison shows short lets earning 21 per cent more than the same home let out...

23 June 2022

From: Breaking News

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