Housing Research

Houses

Houses

Leasehold: A Life Sentence?

Thousands of homeowners are stuck in properties they cannot afford to continue living in and cannot sell, because they bought them as leasehold. In most cases, buyers were unaware of what being a leaseholder would mean, and some didn’t realise they were only buying the lease until it was too late.

NAEA Propertymark surveyed more than 1,000 people who only bought the leasehold on their house, to explore the extent of the scandal which has left thousands of Brits facing escalating ground rent, extortionate fees for making cosmetic alterations like changing their front door, and unable to sell their homes. View the press release...

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Further Research

Housing Market Reports

Housing Market Reports

View our regular monthly reports on the Housing Market based on research gathered from NAEA Propertymark members through an online survey. More info...

Flats

Letting the Market Down?

March 2017: We looked at the impact of the letting agent fees ban on landlords, letting agents, households, the buy-to-let sector and the wider economy. More info...

Bricks

Bricks Campaign

August 2016: A shortage of brick supply has been a contributing factor in rising house prices over the past decade, as growing demand continues to outstrip the availability of housing. More info...

Brexit Research

Brexit and the Housing Market

April 2016: Before the EU referendum, we released a report looking at the potential impact the result could have on the UK housing market. More info...

Housing 2025

Housing 2025

December 2015: Analysis of home ownership issues facing the property market over the next 10 years and the steps that must be taken. More info...

PRS Reports

Private Rented Sector Reports

View PRS reports containing research gathered from ARLA Propertymark members through our online surveys. More info...