UK House Prices Drop for First Time Since June, Says Halifax

UK house prices fell in December 2017, according to the latest Halifax House Price Index. This is the market’s first decline in six months. The average price of a home in December 2017 was £225,021 – down 0.6% month on month. A squeeze on real wage growth and continuing uncertainty over the economy are thought […]

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Demand for Self-Build Property Is Up by More Than 80% in the UK

New figures from the National Custom and Self Build Association (NaCSBA) show an unprecedented demand for self-build properties in Britain. Over 33,000 people have signed up to Right to Build registers across the UK in a bid to secure plots of land. This is an 80% increase from this time last year, when 18,000 people […]

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Letting Agents Faced with Fines of up to £30,000

In a bid to increase transparency between letting agents and tenants, a new draft bill introduced to parliament on 1st November 2017 could see letting agents face hefty fines of up to £30,000 on breach of the proposed ban on letting fees. News of the bill will come as a pleasant surprise to numerous tenants […]

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Video: How to Finance Your Self-Build Home

Embarking on a self-build project is exciting and truly satisfying, because it allows you to create your ideal home from scratch. Self-building is becoming an increasingly popular trend among homeowners and prospective homeowners, because many are struggling to find what they are looking for out there on the market – with properties either too expensive […]

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4 Ways Bridging Finance Can Be Used for Your Next Project

Bridging loans typically last for 12 months or less and are seen as a viable option for many due to how quickly they are processed, how flexible they are, and how they can often be approved when mortgages cannot. Plenty of different people use bridging loans today. From landlords and homebuyers, to property developers and […]

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