The Government has announced a two-month extension to the Help to Buy scheme in England to assist home buyers who have suffered delays because of coronavirus.
The move extends the deadline for builders to complete new homesavailable u... read more »
Homeowners in England will get up to £5,000 of government money to make their homes energy efficient, as part of a £3billion green jobs package announced in the Chancellor’s summer statement today.
From September, ho... read more »
The housing market is coming out of lockdown fighting as buyers rush to find homes with gardens and working-from-home space and sellers hurry to list their properties, in time to take advantage of the stamp duty holiday.
Rightmove rep... read more »
A record number of potential home buyers and sellers rushed to Rightmove's website on Wednesday as Rishi Sunak confirmed an eight-month stamp duty “holiday”.
The surge in enquiries spiked within half an hou... read more »
House prices dropped for the fourth month on the trot on June in the longest run of consecutive falls in a decade.
The average cost of a home in Britain dipped 0.1 per cent to an average of £237,616 last month as Britain emerged from lock... read more »
The second-hand property market has been stopped in its tracks by the lockdown.
Physical viewings contravene social distancing rules, valuations have been cancelled and many high loan-to-value mortgage products have been withdrawn.
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London landlords have been forced to drop rents by up to 15 per cent following a surge in the number of empty properties on the market, a leading letting agency said today.
A combination of factors, including fewer overseas students looking for acco... read more »
Asking prices for London homes have risen slightly compared to last June — but they are still 1.7 per cent lower than they were before coronavirus lockdown hit the UK in March.
The average asking price of a home in the capital ... read more »
Is it true that we need to extend our lease before it falls below 80 years?
Question: We have recently been advised to extend the term of the lease on our flat. There are 81 years left on it, but we’ve been told the 80-year mark is import... read more »
The Thamesmead Open competition has launched with a £200,000 fund to create art for the area.
It famously stood in for Stanley Kubrick’s bleak vision of the future in A Clockwork Orange but now it’s hoped Thamesmead&nb... read more »