housing crisis

Only 15% of UK adults confident the Housing Crisis will be resolved in their lifetime

New research among 2,000 UK adults has revealed how fragile confidence is in the Government and the chances of there being a resolution to the Housing Crisis:

  • 52% of UK adults consider the housing crisis to be one of the country’s most pressing societal issues at present
  • But only 14% are confident the housing crisis will be resolved by 2030
    • And just 15%
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25 years of stamp duty - homebuyers see 490% tax cost increase

25 years of stamp duty - homebuyers see 490% tax cost increase

25 years of stamp duty - homebuyers see 490% tax cost increase

The latest property market analysis by London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves , has revealed that in the last 25 years, the cost of stamp duty has increased by 490% for the average homebuyer.

Now that the stamp duty holiday is done and dusted, the average homebuyer in England will once again pay the...

Property industry reacts to Robert Jenrick exit

Property industry reacts to Robert Jenrick exit

Managing Director of Barrows and Forrester , James Forrester, commented:

“The government housing carousel continues to turn as yet another one bites the dust and it remains to be seen if there will be further casualties further down the ranks.

Michael Gove is known as a Whitehall big hitter with a reputation for rocking the boat so we may well see some changes. However, the...

Could allotments help solve the housing crisis by providing 600,000 new homes?

England’s allotments could provide space for over 600,000 new homes, according to the latest research by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk .

GetAgent’s research found that there are an estimated 4,554 allotments across the nation containing roughly 177,606 plots, each at an average size of 250 square metres. That’s a potential 44,401,500 square metres of allotment...