Career moves driving UK property market

Brits are seven times more likely to be moving home because of a change of job (23%) rather than to make a quick buck from the housing market (3%), according to new property research from AA Mortgages. With AA reporting that summer movers are planning to spend 3%...
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Landlords can combat costs by exploring alternatives

Following the recent announcement that the Tenants’ Fees Bill has started its formal journey through Parliament, a PropTech startup is advising landlords to think seriously about how it could affect their profits. RentalStep says that landlords will need to consider their monthly outgoings and start shopping around for...
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SASC invests in Hull Women’s Network

Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC), a UK fund manager and social enterprise, has made a significant investment in Hull Women’s Network, based at the award-winning Preston Road Women’s Centre, provide safe homes for vulnerable women and their children in Hull. Set up in 2004, Hull Women’s Network is...
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East London dominates new homes sales in 2017

Eastern postcodes are leading the sale of new homes in the capital, according to new research by Dexters and Stirling Ackroyd New Homes – released alongside the announcement of a partnership between the two companies. According to the research, analysing data for residential homes sold in Greater London...
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MFB launches instant EPC rating retriever for landlords

Mortgages for Business has launched an instant EPC rating retriever on the homepage of its website for landlords to quickly check the status of their rental properties. From 1st April 2018, residential landlords will not be able to grant a tenancy to either new or existing tenants if...
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BPF submits real estate Sector Deal proposal to government

The British Property Federation (BPF) has submitted a Sector Deal proposal to government on behalf of the real estate industry. The announcement follows today’s publication of the government’s Industrial Strategy White Paper – and of the first three Sector Deals committing industry and government to achieving the Industrial...
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