News

 

22 
Feb

RICS UK Residential Market Survey – January 2017

Ian Bullock MRICS provides an overview of the January 2017: RICS UK Residential Market Survey

  • Sales market still lacking momentum
  • Prices and rents continue to rise with shortage of stock a key factor
  • Buy-to-let investment anticipated to decline given current policy landscape

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Published Date:22nd February 2017
Category: Uncategorized


 

31 
Jan

My thoughts on 2017


Looking forward to 2017  I can foresee a very similar trend in the property market. On the supply side there will continue to be a to few properties coming to the market as a consequence of the demographics of home owners and some…

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Published Date:31st January 2017
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31 
Jan

December 2016: UK Residential Market Survey

  • Sales market struggling to build momentum
  • Activity flattens during the month while near term expectations moderate
  • Prices continue to slip in central London although all other areas see an increase
  • Shortage of landlord instructions drives rental growth projections higher

The December 2016 RICS UK…

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Published Date:31st January 2017
Category: News, Uncategorized


 

26 
Nov

RICS UK Residential Market Update – October 2016

The latest October RICS Residential Market Survey shows new buyer enquires increased modestly for the second consecutive month while new instructions remained broadly flat at the headline level. Near term price expectations increased slightly but still point to very limited growth over the months to come.

 

21 
Oct

RICS UK Residential Market Update – September 2016

We are proud of the fact that we contribute monthly to the RICS UK Residential Market Survey, a report which is used by the Government, the Bank of England and other key institutions, including the IMF, as an indicator of current and future conditions in UK residential sales and…

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Published Date:21st October 2016
Category: Uncategorized


 

03 
Aug

The ageing First Time Buyer

The recent BBC article on the declining rates of home ownership in England claimed that there had been a 19% fall in home ownership between 2003 and this year – according to a report by the Resolution…

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Published Date:3rd August 2016
Category: News, Uncategorized


 

12 
Jul

Seven problems to look for when considering an Edwardian property

Despite the original build quality of Edwardian houses they are unfortunately now over a hundred years old and despite the testament to Edwardian construction quality there are certain common problems which any prospective buyer should be aware of and consider.
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Published Date:12th July 2016
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12 
Jul

12 characteristics of an Edwardian property

Although Edward VII’s reign was relatively short (1901-1910), the style of housing being built much later continued to bear the hallmarks of the period. The style progressed from the Victorian model.
The Arts and Crafts Movement also had…

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Published Date:12th July 2016
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12 
Jul

5 points to consider when buying a barn conversion

Barn Conversions could be considered the ‘marmite’ of the property world. You either love them or you hate them.

First priority is to ensure that the Local Authority will sanction conversion as any building built after 3 July 2012 will…

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Published Date:12th July 2016
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12 
Jul

The Pros & Cons of buying a barn conversion

Barns do wonders for the imagination. There’s all that space to play with — the chance to create exactly what you want, in a rural setting, using traditional materials or opting for a radical, 21st century contemporary make-over. And no…

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Published Date:12th July 2016
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