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KEYWORD "Sales" - 102 RESULTS
Agent urges price-sensitivity despite strong housing market data

UK house prices rose by 0.7 per cent in February, says the Nationwide, after taking account of seasonal effects.  This resulted in...

04 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Three-tier housing market now operating - Zoopla

Zoopla’s latest market snapshot, used as a guide to capital appreciation by some landlords, says there’s now a three-tier housing market...

01 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Investor opportunities as down-valuations increase

New reports suggest down valuations are increasing and properties are routinely selling for below asking price - both triggering possible opportunities...

29 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency claims new rental hotspot with yields amongst UK’s highest

According to Haslams lettings agency’s latest House Price Index, a new hotspot has emerged for private rental sector investors. It claims Reading...

22 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Record start to year for “landlord favourite” auction sector

There’s been a remarkable start to the year for the UK auction sector - its busiest January ever. Essential Information Group, which...

22 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Selling Up? Don’t push the asking price to avoid being left on the shelf

Landlords selling up because of rising taxes and unaffordable regulations are being advised not to be over ambitious with asking prices.  Tim...

19 February 2024

From: Breaking News

The Rich Embrace Renting Over Selling

Deciding on a residence in the bustling city of London is no small feat, especially when faced with the dichotomy of...

17 February 2024

From: Agent Advice

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

Selling Up? What to expect if you use a property auction

Landlords are selling up in significant volumes these days - partly to cash in on capital appreciation, but mostly thanks to...

10 February 2024

From: Agent Advice

Big Housing Market Boost from two new snapshots

Landlords seeking capital appreciation will be encouraged from two new housing market surveys - one showing a surprise rise in house...

08 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Government facing two ways on boiler grants and heat pumps

The government has issued a lengthy statement claiming more home owners, including landlords, are fitting heat pumps - yet at the...

07 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Mental Health in the Rental Sector – Are We Doing Enough?

One might immediately answer 'no' to this question, but does the HMO property industry possess adequate understanding of this delicate subject...

03 February 2024

From: The Big Issues

Labour Tax Plans - agency advises landlords to take advantage

A prominent lettings agency is advising landlords to fit out homes in prime locations to the same high specification as if...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Worst house price falls for 15 years reported by lender

The average price of a home in Wales fell to £234,086 at the end 2023 following continued economic and financial pressures,...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Will Hunt listen to rental proposal that gives £10 billion to the Treasury?

Increasing the supply of homes for private rent would boost government finances by £10 billion, says the National Residential Landlords Association. The...

29 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Selling Up? Rightmove reveals optimum date and tips for speedy sales

Landlords considering selling up have received guidance from Rightmove on when to do it and how. The portal claims February is the...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Mortgage lender launches new range to target more landlords

A range of specialist buy to let mortgage products covering multi-occupancy properties, mixed-use or part-commercial properties, and expat investors, has been...

24 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Capital Gains Tax burden forces landlords to defer sales plans

A new study by the National Residential Landlords Association suggests some landlords wanting to quit the private rental sector have deferred...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Chaos! Confusion over identity and power of new Private Rental Ombudsman

The identify of the service running the upcoming Private Rental Sector Ombudsman scheme has been thrown into doubt once more. The Renters...

23 January 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

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

Upbeat Housing Market start to 2024 reports Rightmove

Average new seller asking prices rose 1.3 per cent between December and January - the biggest rise at this time of...

15 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlords, being key players in the housing sector, can make a significant impact by fostering a greener mindset among their tenants....

13 January 2024

From: Top tips & guides

Capital appreciation rising according to another house price index

Another house price index has indicated a gentle rise in capital appreciation coming through at the end of 2023. Richard Sexton, director...

11 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Auctioneer says the future is online bidding, not in-person

Landlords have long been a backbone of the auction industry but one player in the sector says the future is online...

10 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Analyst warns house price boost “like a dodgy prawn at a buffet”

Analysts have warned landlords and others interested in the housing market from celebrating too much following the latest Halifax index figures. The...

08 January 2024

From: Breaking News

2024 - Rightmove’s Forecast for the Housing Market

Rightmove has revealed its forecast for 2024 - and has looked back on the past 12 months. This year, 2023, ends with...

29 December 2023

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

Over 90% of homes could meet EPC rating C or higher - claim

A major property industry supplier claims that the housing sector could meet government targets to improve the Energy Performance Certificate ratings for homes.  Landmark...

27 December 2023

From: Breaking News

HMRC Self-Assessment Helpline slammed for not helping callers

A business consultancy claims the HMNRC Self-Assessment helpline - set up to assist those compiling and filing tax returns as the...

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Lettings market still strong while sales sentiment is ‘less negative’ - RICS

The latest RICS Residential Survey, out today, points to an improved outlook for the housing market, with the more optimistic sentiment...

15 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove reveals its 2024 housing market forecast

Rightmove has revealed its forecast for 2024 - but just as it has done this, it’s revealed asking prices have dropped...

12 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Time for Investors to Buy? Discounts rise to £18,000

House prices fell 1.2 per cent in the past year, according to a new Zoopla report out today, with average discounts...

28 November 2023

From: Breaking News

In the ever-evolving landscape of property investments, one strategy continues to stand the test of time and prove its worth: property...

25 November 2023

From: Agent Advice

Official figures show house prices to suffer significant fall next year

The Office for Budget Responsibility - a Treasury department operating independently from the government - released its central forecast for the...

23 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

More big rent rises in 2024 as demand set to outstrip supply again

One of the first forecasts for the rental market for 2024 suggests that strong growth will continue. Property consultancy JLL says that...

13 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy to Let Sell-Off has been going on since 2016 says agency

Landlords have been selling more homes than they bought in every year since 2016 when a raft of tax and regulatory...

13 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Shamplina - SO MUCH government must do before abolishing Section 21

Landlord Action supremo Paul Shamplina has given Landlord Today readers a unique insight into the complexity of court reform before the...

11 November 2023

From: Rental Reform

Capital Appreciation to slam into reverse again in 2024 - forecast

Zoopla is warning that there will be further house price falls in 2024 on top of the 4.5 per cent drop...

30 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Gobsmacked! EPC changes backed by prominent property analyst

A prominent property market analyst says he was “gobsmacked” to hear Prime Minister Rishi Sunak tone down the energy efficiency requirements...

16 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation at lowest October level for 15 years - Rightmove

The average new seller asking price has increased by just 0.5 per cent in the past month - the smallest increase...

16 October 2023

From: Breaking News

The Biggest Rental Sector Complaint…By A Man Who Knows

Holding deposits head the list of complaints about the private rental sector, says the man at the top of the Property...

14 October 2023

From: Legislation & Compliance

Lettings market slowing in prime property locations

Rental growth in prime regional markets has started to slow, following runaway growth over the past three years. That’s the view from...

13 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Louis Musgrove - Group Managing Director at Southernbrook Lettings

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? Louis Musgrove – Group Managing Director   What is Southernbrook Lettings and...

12 October 2023

From: 60 Second Interview

The Big Sell Off - huge number of landlords set to quit

Thousands of landlords are planning to sell properties. A Simply Business survey of 1,455 UK landlords reveals that a quarter of landlords...

12 October 2023

From: Breaking News

True Reason for Housing Market Slowdown Revealed

It’s the number of homes changing hands rather than their price that’s bearing the brunt of the slowdown say research chiefs...

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Ashley Day - Director of Bristol Property Centre

Who are you, and what does it say on your business card? I'm Ashley Day, the Director of Bristol Property Centre.   What is...

09 October 2023

From: 60 Second Interview

Housing Market “more resilient than expected” despite new fall

The UK housing market is remaining “more resilient than expected” despite the latest price index showing another small fall. The Halifax say...

09 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Time To Buy? Sale prices show a dip but market stays resilient

The latest data release by comparison site GetAgent shows the average sale price over the past six months has been 97.3...

28 September 2023

From: Breaking News

EPC changes binned as Sunak makes eco U-turn

Under revised plans, the Government will: - Scrap policies to force landlords to upgrade the energy efficiency of their properties, but instead...

20 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Going! Going! Gone! - Advice For Landlords Selling Through Auctions

The property industry in recent years has been tough to work in.  Clearly the challenges we faced with the pandemic, lockdown and...

16 September 2023

From: Top tips & guides

Opportunity Knocks for Landlords? House price falls are coming

A prominent analyst says her reading of the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors market snapshot makes her believe more house...

15 September 2023

From: Breaking News

China lies behind declining rental market in prime London

Rental value growth in prime London postcodes declined further in August as supply built and demand cooled.  That’s the view of high...

15 September 2023

From: Breaking News

What’s your buy-to-let worth?

As the ‘big buy-to-let’ sell off gathers momentum, we take a look ways you can guestimate the value of your rental...

14 September 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Agent insists buy to let remains ‘safe space for investors’

A high profile lettings agent insists that buy to let remains “a safe space for investors” seeking long-term returns, despite the...

14 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Typical buy to let sold 25% below wider market price - Zoopla

Zoopla says a buy to let property sold off by a landlord is “typically priced 25 per cent lower than the...

06 September 2023

From: Breaking News

It’s Grim Down South - capital appreciation tumbles in the south

New data from Zoopla this morning makes grim reading for landlords, especially those reliant on capital appreciation and with investment properties...

31 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Who Cares About EPCs? - just 2% of agents “always” asked by tenants

Only two per cent of Propertymark letting agents say tenants “always” want to know the EPC rating on a property they...

21 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Asking prices and transaction volumes fall in latest Rightmove survey

There’s bad news for landlords relying on capital appreciation or hoping to sell up in the near future. Rightmove reports that new...

21 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Rents up in every region and every country of the UK

Rents continue to rise rapidly in every English region, Scotland and Wales according to the latest market snapshot from the respected...

18 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Clampdown on wording of lettings listings

There’s been a clampdown on imprecise wording used in lettings listings. The National Trading Standards Estate and Lettings Agency Team  - which...

17 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Capital Gains Tax - How to optimise your position

The data from the 2021 to 2022 tax year reveals that it has been a bumper year for capital gains in...

12 August 2023

From: Tax & Finance

Quitting Buy To Let? Here’s a list of where you can sell up quickly

Landlords pulling out of buy to let because of high costs and overbearing regulation now have a guide to how quickly...

10 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlord sell-off will influence sales market - new warning

Average house price fell by 0.3 per cent in July, a fourth consecutive monthly decline, according to the Halifax. This means property...

08 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Complaints about lettings agents go through the roof

There’s been a large increase in the number of complaints registered with The Property Ombudsman - with lettings agents in the...

08 August 2023

From: Breaking News

This Is The Biggest Problem For The Rental Sector

I recently had the opportunity to challenge a lot of nonsense in Parliament. Or to put it another way, I was...

05 August 2023

From: Rental Reform

Richest landlords stick with rentals as sales market tanks

A prominent buying agent operating at the high end of the prime London market has given an interesting insight into how...

04 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Auction bonanza as landlords contribute to record business

Landlords are often seen as stalwarts of property auctions, and are attributed with helping the sector’s growth over the past decade. Property...

04 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Why are landlords selling up?

The challenges facing the property market right now are well reported; from rising interest rates pushing up mortgage payments to a...

03 August 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Surge in tenants wanting to buy properties off landlords

A finance house says it’s seeing an increase in tenants offering to buy their properties off their landlords. James Briggs, head of...

02 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Big drop in number of mortgage-driven house purchases

The number of property transactions fuelled by the mortgage sector has fallen by 42 per cent so far this year. Britain’s more...

01 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Over half private rental properties would fail new EPC target

Legislation requiring all rental properties to have an energy performance certificate  rating of C or above will require upgrades to around...

26 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Tough for Renters - Agent’s Insight Into London Market

The latest research by London lettings agency Benham and Reeves has revealed the uphill struggle facing those in search of a...

22 July 2023

From: Agent Advice

Rent rise at seven-year high according to official figures

Rents in the private sector of England and Wales increased by 5.1 per cent in the year to June — the...

21 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Energy Efficiency Retro-fitting - What do landlords think?

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has launched an eight week long consultation in a bid to gather input on its...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Warning to landlords selling up - price your property sensibly

A warning is going out today from the UK’s largest property auctioneer about the sensible pricing of property coming to the...

18 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove market snapshot - latest on asking prices and volumes

The average price of homes coming to the market have dipped slightly once again, according to Rightmove. The newly-marketed properties are some...

17 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Successive Chancellors (we’re looking at you Gordon Brown and George Osborne) have monkeyed around with the market as if it was...

15 July 2023

From: The Big Issues

Rental boom may be saving the sales market’s bacon - claim

A prominent housing market website suggests that unprec­edented demand in the rental market may play “a key role” in restricting supply...

13 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Does Transaction Slump offer chance for savvy landlord investors?

New data shows the slump in transactions across the UK - and may trigger opportunities for aggressive investors seeking to take...

12 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Property sales HALVED this year as transaction crisis mounts

Landlords who may be in the market for buying or selling this year are being warned about a dramatic 54 per...

05 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

Sign the petition for a National Tenants Register

A property law specialist wants a national register of tenants to allow landlords to check their history before rental agreements are...

27 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Larger lateral apartments tipped as good investment potential

A leading buying agent says changing planning priorities amongst London councils are likely to mean that large lateral apartments will maintain...

21 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage Meltdown hurts landlords’ capital appreciation hopes

If this was typical of the past 10 years we would be talking of a 0.6 per cent average house price...

19 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Supply drought caused by “many years” of anti-landlord reforms - claim

One of the country’s most prominent housing market indices says the current imbalance between supply and demand in the rental sector...

19 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Agent’s Message To Landlords - keep calm and carry on

The long-awaited Renters Reform Bill has been unveiled, as Ministers bid to address the housing crisis and create a fairer rental...

17 June 2023

From: Agent Advice

Warning! - All housing market signs point south

The Halifax says house prices were flat in May, but fell 1.0 per cent in a year - the first annual...

10 June 2023

From: The Big Issues

Alarm bells ring as demand-supply mismatch rumbles on

The latest lettings and sales market snapshot from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has prompted a warning from a leading...

09 June 2023

From: Breaking News

New warning of house price shocks after the summer

A leading analyst says the most recent house price index - released just before the weekend - is a sign that...

05 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords guide to making the right decisions in 2023

This year is set to bring sweeping rental reforms that will change the face of lettings forever. Landlords should be following...

02 June 2023

From: Sponsored Content

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

Race For Space puts premium on detached houses

Detached houses are the most popular type of property for those who have moved homes in the past year.  The Halifax says...

31 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Capital Gains Tax warning for landlords quitting sector

A tax expert is advising landlords to avoid failing to register their property sales for Capital Gains Tax within 60 days...

26 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Good news as capital values see unexpected leap

Landlords relying on capital appreciation have good news this morning - there’s been a significant and unexpected leap in house asking...

22 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlord Exodus? What Landlord Exodus?

I have read a great deal in the media recently about a mass landlord ‘exodus’. The story goes along the lines of...

20 May 2023

From: Rental Reform

Most landlords no better off despite big rent rises - claim

Most landlords are no better off now, even after substantial rent increases over recent years.  Rightmove recently reported that national average asking...

09 May 2023

From: Breaking News

A Glimmer of Hope: analysts see hope in downbeat market data

HMRC says UK residential transactions in March totalled 89,560 - that’s a chunky 19 per cent lower than the same month a...

02 May 2023

From: Breaking News

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