UK property market

Offering on a property - how to maximise your chances

While the property market is flying high, sustained levels of buyer demand have caused significant delays at the back end of the property purchasing process. Stipendium, the platform that simplifies life’s complex events , has compiled a guide to submitting an offer and exchanging contracts, to help buyers boss the offers and exchange stage of their transaction for the speediest sale possible...

Nation’s homeowners sitting on £2.6 trillion in equity

Nation’s homeowners sitting on £2.6 trillion in equity

Nation’s homeowners sitting on £2.6 trillion in equity

Market analysis by leading mortgage broker, Henry Dannell , has revealed that the level of equity built up in the property market across England currently sits at over £2.6trn and that’s just those homes that are owned outright, with a 17% increase in this level of total homeownership over the last five years.


UK Housing Market Beats Global Share Prices

UK Housing Market Beats Global Share Prices

Research from the team behind the Property Investor Show reveals that despite a bumper year for stock markets in 2021, the buoyant UK property market still managed to beat it on growth.

According to the Government’s Housing Market Index prices across the United Kingdom rose by 10.8% in the last twelve months whereas the FTSE 100 index of leading shares saw an uplift of 9.6%. And so...

The quietest areas of the UK property market in the last five years revealed

The latest research from the homebuying platform, YesHomebuyers , has revealed which areas of the UK property market have seen the least action over the last five years based on the average number of annual transactions.

Homes are selling at an alarming rate in current market conditions as buyers fight it out for what limited stock is available on the market. But the scramble for...

Typical British houses

Eleven of twelve UK regions seeing a worrying lack of properties coming to market

Eleven of twelve UK regions are experiencing a significant shortage of homes being put on the market, according to new data.

The figures from Quick Move Now and show the number of new properties that came onto the market in April 2021 was significantly lower than April 2019 levels in every region except Greater London.

Nationally, the number of new properties on...

House prices between US and UK namesakes differs drastically

Research from national estate agent, Keller Williams UK , has revealed how vastly house prices differ between US and UK towns and cities that share the same name.

There are a large number of town and city names that originated in the UK and went on to be reused in the renaming of some of the US locations colonised by early European immigrants. In the modern world, however, these...

Homeowners not worried about market cliff edge, but won’t sell if house prices dip

The latest research by homebuying platform, Yes Homebuyers , has found that homeowners aren’t worried about the potential cliff edge facing the UK property market but a drop in property values would stop them from selling.

Despite the Government staggering the deadline of the extended stamp duty holiday, a drastic decline in market activity levels is expected to see transaction...

Home sales and renovations create 24% spike in unoccupied property in SW England

The number of unoccupied properties in the South West of England spiked by 24% in 2020, according to new research by . The data shows the highest unoccupied period across 2019 and 2020 was just 3-6 months, followed by 1-3 months – making up 56% of all insurance premiums surveyed.

The findings show ‘pending sale’ followed by ‘undergoing renovation’ and ‘owner...

Houses in Glasgow's Southside

These are the flattest pockets of the UK property market

Lengthy stints of lockdown restrictions have caused many homebuyers to reevaluate what they want from their bricks and mortar investment. The conclusion? A bigger home, more outdoor space and a move away from the city.

While this has been a trend that has intensified over the last year, the latest research from Warwick Estates has revealed that demand for apartment living remains...

The busiest home selling spots between Christmas and NY revealed

Like the rest of the nation, the UK property market will wind down significantly between Christmas and the New Year as many take time off to spend with family and to fully enjoy the festivities.

However, research by home buying platform, Yes Homebuyers , has revealed that this doesn’t necessarily mean you have no chance at all of seeing your sale or purchase complete over the festive...