Labour report calls for a stop on renters paying Council Tax

A Labour-commissioned report calls on the party to make radical change to the housing market if it wins power. The report proposes to replace the Council Tax with a “progressive property tax” that would see landlords forking the bill. One of the authors of the report, George Monbiot, stated that since 1995 land values have [...]

By | 2019-07-19T15:20:14+00:00 July 19th, 2019|Categories: Buying, Landlord, Lettings, Sales, Selling|0 Comments

NAEA MARCH HOUSING MARKET REPORT

LOWEST MARCH ON RECORD FOR SUPPLY OF PROPERTIES AVAILABLE TO BUY Key Findings Demand for housing fell to a six-year low Sales to first-time buyers (FTBs) hit a seven-month high   Supply of available properties Despite a month-on-month increase, housing supply hit the lowest level on record for the month of March An average of [...]

By | 2019-05-02T15:49:44+00:00 May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Buying, Sales, Selling|0 Comments

NAEA FEBRUARY HOUSING MARKET REPORT

FIRST-TIME BUYERS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF CAUTIOUS HOUSING MARKET Key Findings Demand for housing fell to a six-year low Sales to first-time buyers (FTBs) hit a seven-month high Demand for housing The number of house hunters registered per estate agent branch fell by 15 per cent in February, from 297 in January, to 252 This is [...]

By | 2019-03-25T12:27:13+00:00 March 25th, 2019|Categories: Buying, Sales, Selling|0 Comments

NAEA January Housing Market Report

BUSINESS AS USUAL FOR SELLERS, WHILE BUYERS PUT PLANS ON HOLD The latest Housing Report has found demand from prospective buyers fell from December to January - decreasing by a fifth year-on-year since January 2018.   Supply of available properties was also down last month, falling 14 per cent from 42 in December to 36 per member branch [...]

By | 2019-03-01T11:48:36+00:00 March 1st, 2019|Categories: Buying, Sales, Selling|0 Comments

NAEA OCTOBER HOUSING MARKET REPORT

HOUSING MARKET SLOWS AMID UNCERTAINTY Key Findings Demand from prospective buyers and supply of available properties both fell by 13 per cent in October The number of sales agreed per branch also dropped On the other hand, sales to first-time buyers (FTBs) increased   Full Report Demand for housing The number of house hunters registered [...]

By | 2018-11-27T15:03:16+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Categories: Buying, Sales, Selling|0 Comments

Emoov for sale, Purplebricks down, Hatched gone – what now for Online?

As reported in today's edition of Estate Agent today: As scary Halloweens go, yesterday was quite a shocker for Britain’s online estate agency sector - and not in a good way. During the day Purplebricks’ share price - which earlier this year was approaching an extraordinary 500p mark - sank another 3.6 per cent and [...]

By | 2018-11-01T16:09:49+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Categories: Buying, Landlord, Lettings, Sales, Selling, Tenants|0 Comments

NAEA Housing Report – May 2018

HOUSING MARKET PREPARES FOR SUMMER SLOW-DOWN Key Findings The number of homeowners selling up increased in May, as sellers tried to secure offers before the annual summer slow-down Demand from house hunters also rose, as buyers sought to get their offers accepted The number of sales agreed per branch stayed the same   Full Report [...]

By | 2018-06-27T13:09:09+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Categories: Buying, Sales, Selling|0 Comments

NAEA MARCH HOUSING REPORT

BUYER’S MARKET IN MARCH AS A RECORD NUMBER OF HOMES ARE SOLD FOR LESS THAN ASKING PRICE Key Findings 86 per cent of properties sold for less than asking price in March The number of properties available to buy rose to the highest level since October 2017 Demand for housing dropped marginally Sales to first-time [...]

By | 2018-04-30T14:55:29+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Categories: Buying, Sales, Selling|0 Comments