Institutional investors have growing appetite for Resi
Appetite for residential investment among institutional investors has never been higher, and large numbers are looking to trade out of other sectors to fund deals, a survey by Internos has found. READ MORE
Rent control plans ‘threaten Scotland’s burgeoning PRS market’
Plans to introduce a power for local rent controls in ‘high-pressure’ rental areas in Scotland could deter investment in Scotland’s private rented sector (PRS) and curtail much-needed housing supply, according to the Scottish Property Federation (SPF).
Landlords to face higher costs for eviction claims
Landlords face a hike in eviction costs for a second successive year under government proposals that will cost the private and social housing sector an extra £15m a year. READ MORE
Gold in the bathroom and silk on the floor
How fears over mansion tax and stamp duty have fuelled boom in £1million-a-year rental market
Don't leave your family forced to sell if you die: Homeowners warned to raise life insurance as they
Rising house prices mean those who moved home in the past few years should have made some decent paper profits. READ MORE
One in two Brits oppose a major house building programme
Half of the population would oppose a major house building programme if it was in their immediate neighbourhood, the Building Societies Association says. READ MORE
Yes vote could wipe £31k from value of Scots homes
A YES VOTE in the Scotish independence referendum could wipe £31,000 off the value of the average Scottish home when big businesses which drive the property market relocate south of the border, experts have warned. READ MORE
First-Time Buyers 'Getting A Shot At Long Last'
The number of people taking their first step on to the property ladder is at a seven-year high, according to new figures. READ MORE
House Building 'Back To Pre-Recession Levels'
Ministers hail the housing growth but campaigners warn it remains "a drop in the ocean" compared to what is needed to meet demand. READ MORE