• Jan 6th 2022

Bank of England is looking at relaxing mortgage affordability rules in 2022!

Bank of England (BoE) is looking at relaxing mortgage affordability rules to make it easier for first-time buyers to step on the property ladder in 2022. The BoE's Financial Policy Committee (FPC) introduced new affordability guidelines in 2014 to ... more

  • Dec 16th 2021

Bank of England raises interest rates to 0.25%

The Bank of England has raised interest rates for the first time in more than 3 years, in response to calls to tackle the increase in property prices!  With house prices increasing at the fastest pace in the last 10 years, where the month of November ... more

  • Dec 13th 2021

Crackdown on rogue landlords!

Leicester City Council is cracking down on rogue landlords and wants tenants to help them improve conditions. The council is looking to introduce new measures to ensure tenants are appropriately treated by their landlords.  The team leading ... more

  • Dec 2nd 2021

How will the housing market shape in 2022?

The housing market continues to show strong signs long after the Stamp Duty Holiday finished. According to Nationwide, the annual house price growth hit 10% in November, pushing the average UK house price to £252,687 in November, almost 15% higher than ... more

  • Nov 22nd 2021

Homes across the UK soar by as much as 20% in 5 years!

The average value of a property in the UK has risen by as much as 20% in the last 5 years, with an average price increase of £49,000 since 2016. This is a staggering increase of £1.6 trillion since 2016, giving the property market a value of four times ... more

  • Oct 27th 2021

Top tips on how to achieve a higher price when selling your home!

With the property market thriving and with many looking to move into a new home, some homeowners are looking at ways to increase the value of their current home to achieve a higher selling price.  There are many ways in which you can do this to ... more

  • Oct 13th 2021

Property Rent rises at the fastest rate!

The UK rental market is thriving, with rental prices rising at their fastest since 2008, with the average monthly rental being £790 per calendar month.  This rental increase is met by many factors, including the rise in property prices, pushing up ... more

  • Sep 23rd 2021

Supply and demand creates a sellers’ market!

Since the several initiatives, the government has announced, alongside existing homeowners evaluating their living situation since the first national lockdown, the property market has been thriving and is set to continue long after the Stamp Duty Holiday ... more

  • Sep 6th 2021

Stamp Duty Payment Holiday

The chancellor Rishi Sunak has today announced a temporary holiday on stamp duty on the first £500,000 on all property sales in England and Northern Ireland.  This payment holiday will be temporary until next March to boost the property market and ... more