Pretty much everyone agrees that a ban on letting agents fees will drive up rents, so why are the government ignoring the expert's advice ?
The housing market has been dealt another blow by the government. This article from On The Market makes for interesting reading
A good article on damp by On The Market. Winter is just around the corner and the changing weather will contribute to increased risk of damp conditions within the properties we live in.
The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) predict a massive under supply of rental accommodation.
Introduced in 2013 the Help to buy mortgage guarantee scheme was hailed as being the support that the country needed to get on the property ladder. The scheme was not as well received as expected but is there an alternative to the gulf in property ownership of the young and the first time buyer ?
You can barely get through a day without hearing how Brexit will affect the price of pretty much everything from the prices of food in the shops to how well your football team will do this season. But is Brexit the butt of all blame ?
A recent survey by the Residential Landlords Association has shown that Landlords have little option but to raise rents in order to make ends meet with over 80% of Landlords polled feeling that rent increases are the only way they meet their additional costs.
There has never been a more politically uncertain time in living memory. Brexit has contributed significantly to the current political turmoil and opinion was that property values would tumble but recent indicators do not back this up.
All the votes were cast and the country has awoken to a shock result that Nigel Farage didn't even expect. Amid all the euphoria and bitterness, depending which side you are on there is to be a sudden reality check as to what comes next.