Is leasehold reform on the way?

Thursday 31 May 2018

In 2016, news broke of the leasehold scandal which saw thousands of homebuyers trapped in unsellable new-build houses, faced with spiralling costs and onerous ground rent fees.

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Charity calls for tax break to help end fuel poverty

Monday 28 May 2018

Age Scotland is calling for the Scottish Government to reduce council tax for homeowners who carry out energy efficiency measures to tackle fuel poverty.

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Equality Commission calls for end to Britain's hidden housing crisis

Thursday 24 May 2018

Disabled people have been left frustrated and trapped by a chronic shortage of suitable housing, as unnecessary bureaucracy and insufficient support leave them trapped in unsuitable homes, the Equality and Human Rights Commission has warned.

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Sadiq Khan publishes London Housing Strategy

Tuesday 22 May 2018

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has published his housing strategy, following months of consultation on a draft edition released in September.

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London ranked as number one city for PropTech in Europe

Monday 21 May 2018

Tech experts say London is the leading city in Europe when it comes to the usage of technology in the built environment, according to research from Osborne Clarke.

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UK facing biggest housing shortfall on record

Friday 18 May 2018

A new report that estimates a four million shortfall in homes in England has prompted calls for the government to dramatically increase funding and set more ambitious targets.

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One in five sellers experience a sales collapse

Thursday 17 May 2018

More than 300,000 property transactions fall through every year due to buyers pulling out of the deal, costing sellers a total of £400 million.

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GDPR and consumer rights

Wednesday 16 May 2018

With General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) just around the corner, it is important to understand the effect consumer rights could have on the way you process and hold information.

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OnTheMarket signs up 8,000 agent branches

Monday 14 May 2018

According to the latest figures, OnTheMarket now has listing agreements with over 8,000 agent branches, adding an additional 2,500 branches since floating on the stock market earlier this year.

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British homeowners priced out of their own properties

Friday 11 May 2018

New research has revealed that a third of British homeowners would not be able to afford their current homes if they were listed for sale on today's housing market.

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FCA release interim report into mortgage market

Thursday 10 May 2018

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its interim report into the mortgage market, looking at ways in which the sector could work better for customers.

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Jealous homeowners sell up to better their friends

Tuesday 08 May 2018

According to a new study, one in eight Brits are so envious of their friends and family's homes that they’re opting to sell up and buy a new one.

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The need for speed: going from offer to exchange in a flash

Friday 04 May 2018

Buying a house is a notoriously lengthy process, often taking anywhere between six to 12 weeks - but when it comes to getting a quick turnaround, the key is often in the detail.

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UK government vote for transparency

Wednesday 02 May 2018

Earlier this week, the Government agreed to push UK’s Overseas Territories to publish public registers of the real owners of their companies.

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GDPR, marketing and you

Tuesday 01 May 2018

Make sure that all of your organisation’s upcoming marketing campaigns comply with the relevant regulations so that you can be confident you are protecting personal information.

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