The property market fact file is a collection of data compiled each month by our Chartered Surveyors and thepropertysurveying.co.ukteam,
reflecting survey data, statistics, trends and information from the
property market. This provides a single place where anyone with an
interest in UK property can find the information they need.
government has published its response to the Housing, Communities and
Local Government Select Committee report on Leasehold Reform. It
seems that no action will be taken against those conveyancing
solicitors proved to have a direct relationship to developers, often
receiving incentives for their trouble. However, the committee has
called for a ban on financial incentives to encourage an independent
and reliable legal service, saying there was no place for ‘coercion or
deceptive practices within a modern housing market’.
Chartered Surveyor acts for the buyer of a property and gives an honest
professional opinion on the condition of the property. It is not the
job of a Chartered Surveyor to provide a glowing building survey report
that will encourage you to buy a property, nor is it their mission to
ruin a property purchase by causing alarm or despondency.
is clearly something very wrong with the current housing system if
individuals can earn sufficient income from properties that they don't
even own that they can give up paid employment. Rent-to-rent is now a
Berkshire estate agents, with branches across the country, stand
accused by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) of forming a
'price fixing cartel', exchanging information and fixing commission for
their own financial gain.
firm, Ikea, is set to build on its empire after being given the
go-ahead to build 162 flats in the UK in a joint venture between Ikea
and construction firm, Skanska. The company specialises in
factory-built homes that can be constructed at low cost.
house price inflation fell to 1.2%, well below the government's target
of 2%, and potentially leading to cheaper property prices in many
areas. We discuss where you might start looking for a property bargain.
all familiar with the types of magazine or Instagram photos that make
other people's houses look attractive and spacious. We look at ways to
achieve picture-perfect photos of your home.
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