Housing crisis has been predicted to get even worse

In October, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) reported in their Residential Survey that the houses prices in the UK are expected to rise by 4.5% per year over the next five years. This is an overall increase of around 25%.
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NatWest plan on cutting the amount of money that it will lend

House buyers who need to pay a deposit of between 15% and 20% will only be allowed to borrow up to 4.45 times their annual salary, a decrease from the original 4.75.
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10 defects that could be hiding in your home – Water Ingress

Defect 2 – Water Ingress
Last month, we covered condensation and this month we’re going to take a look at water ingress – which is the entry of water from outside, into the structure and internal environment of the building.
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In case you missed it – Opening of new Aldi store in Poynton causes web debate

Once ranked as one of the 10 best places to raise children, the middle-class town of Poynton has recently been at the centre of a large web debate – all because of the opening of a brand new Aldi store.
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