Property news digest 25 Nov-1 Dec 2013

House prices up and down, and…down BBC is reporting that, according to the Nationwide building society, house prices are now rising at 6.5% a year, up from 5.8% a month ago. An annual house price inflation increase of 3.1% is…

Property news digest 18-25 November 2013

Property prices – no news Property prices continue to rise, with demand – fuelled by a growing number of schemes – outstripping supply. The rising cost of living in London makes the dystopian suppositions of a rich city of towering…

Property news digest 11-17 November 2013

To buy or not to buy? Average rental prices across England and Wales rose to a record £758 per month in October, according to LSL Property Services. Nonetheless, the tenancies are rising rapidly; this October the number stands at 7.4 per…

Property news digest 4-10 November 2013

Investment in Britain’s infrastructure in the context of increased export targets The government’s accelerated investment in Britain’s infrastructure encapsulates 118 kilometres of Crossrail, 400kph high speed rail link, £6 billion poured into the road networks, and a super-fast broadband network.…

Property news digest 28 Oct-3 Nov 2013

Winds of change sweeping through the London property market That being a Londoner makes you live longer, is just one of the many reasons why exceptionally high and booming house prices haven’t scared us away from the capital, yet. Instead,…

Property news digest 21-27 October 2013

£1 properties A trend that started in Liverpool, and now landed in Stoke-on-Trent is a government scheme targeting Britain’s struggling areas in hope of revival. Run down properties owned by the local council are offered for sale at an appealing…

Property news digest 14-20 October 2013

Fracking. Licenses have been granted for shale gas exploration in Southport, Leeds, Hull, Edinburgh, Swansea, Weymouth, Bath and Brighton amongst others. Meanwhile Greenpeace do not give up the battle against fracking and encourage residents whose land is likely to be…