property market

1% of England’s Green Belt could supply 2.3 million new homes

The latest research by Birmingham and Newcastle-based property developer, StripeHomes , has analysed how many new homes could be built if England made a small portion of its incorrectly classified Green Belt land available for development.

England’s Green Belt land currently covers 1.7 million hectares, equivalent to almost 17 billion square feet, but there are large areas,...

British home sellers overpricing by up to 41% across the major property portals

Research by MoveStreets, the property portal designed for the mobile generation, has found that homesellers are overpricing by as much as 41% when it comes to the price at which they list their homes on the major portals, versus the reality of what buyers will pay.

MoveStreets analysed data from the major property portals looking at the current average asking price across each region...

Property Rental Market Hit By Storm As Demand Trumps Supply

Property Rental Market Hit By Storm As Demand Trumps Supply

UK Property Rental Market Sees Lowest Supply In Almost A Decade

  • Room wanted’ ads outnumber ads for ‘rooms available’ on SpareRoom for only the third time in six years. Last time this happened was in September 2019 and before that, August 2015.
  • The demand surge is driven by people coming into the market, rather than moving within it.
  • Out of the UK’s 50
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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...

How will HMO licensing changes impact London’s biggest property rental market?

How will HMO licensing changes impact London’s biggest property rental market?

How will HMO licensing changes impact London’s biggest property rental market?

Research by central London estate agency, Bective , has revealed how new HMO licensing rules will impact London’s biggest property rental market, Westminster.

The new HMO licensing rules came into force in Westminster at the end of August 2021. In short, they state that shared houses or flats where 3 or...

Most active property price market thresholds revealed

Most active property price market thresholds revealed

Most active property price market thresholds revealed

The latest research by Birmingham estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester , has revealed just how influential the stamp duty holiday seems to have been in shaping property market activity since the start of the year.

Barrows and Forrester analysed property market transactions across every county of England and Wales since...

Even a global pandemic can’t rattle rental yields as property market stays strong

Even a global pandemic can’t rattle rental yields as property market stays strong

Research by nationwide buy-to-let specialist, Sequre Property Investment , has revealed which regions of the UK buy-to-let property market have best weathered the rental market uncertainty posed by the pandemic and currently present the best yields for UK landlords.

Working from home requirements, reductions in tenant incomes and a ban on eviction have all contributed to a tough time...

Students share concerns about PBSA living Property Market

Students share concerns about PBSA living

Manor Interiors , the expert in build-to-rent furnishing solutions, has revealed the biggest concerns shared by students when it comes to their time spent in purpose-built student accommodation.

Manor Interiors surveyed 1,000 current and former students and found that 94% of them generally felt safe while staying within university or privately owned student halls.

However,...

London remains the leasehold hotspot for homebuyers, but North West isn’t far behind

London remains the leasehold hotspot for homebuyers, but North West isn’t far behind

The latest research from Warwick Estates has revealed which regions of the property market in England and Wales are currently the leasehold homebuyer hotspots.

Warwick Estates analysed price paid data from the Land Registry over the last 12 months to see where the most leasehold homes are selling.

The figures show that across England and Wales, 651,488 homes have sold in the...

Kensington Ward London Property Market

The Kensington ward where homes average just £600,000

Research by central London estate agency, Bective , has dissected the most prestigious pocket of the London property market to reveal how it has fared during a tough pandemic year and which areas offer the most and least affordable paths to securing a home in Kensington and Chelsea.

Bective analysed the latest data from the Office for National Statistics looking at property market...

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