• Launch of rogue landlord database welcomed April 27, 2017

    The launch of a rogue landlords and letting agents database by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan (pictured) has been welcomed by both the National Landlords Association and the Association of ...

  • London rogue landlord database to be launched April 26, 2017

    Landlords and letting agents who exploit their tenants in London will be named and shamed on a new online database that will be published on the Mayor’s website.

  • What will a General Election mean for the property market? April 20, 2017

    News of a General Election on June 8th has certainly ruffled some feathers in the property industry with many considering what the effects to the market will be.

  • General election set for 8th June April 18, 2017

    Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that the UK will hold a general election on the 8th of June.

    Mrs May made her announcement following a meeting of her Cabinet.

    Government rejects rental payment petition March 31, 2017

    A petition that received over 100,000 signatures urging lenders to consider rental payments as proof of ability to meet mortgage has been formally rejected by the government.

    The creator of the ...

  • LendInvest publishes a blueprint for change March 6, 2017

    LendInvest is calling on the government to revise its treatment of small and medium sized property investment and development companies.

    In a new report, entitled Starting Small To Build More Homes: ...

  • Government launches Housing White Paper February 7, 2017

    The government claims it will fix Britain’s “broken housing market” by promoting affordable house building and cheaper rents, in a Housing White Paper set to be published later today.

    The report said the ...

  • May lays out Brexit plan January 17, 2017

    Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that the UK will exit the European single market whilst insisting that she wants to remain “the best friend” to European partners.

    Speaking at ...

  • Government to publish Housing White Paper November 29, 2016

    A hotly-awaited government white paper on housing will be published in January, according to Communities Secretary Sajid Javid.

    The paper will lay out goverment plans on tackling the housing crisis. It ...

  • PM resigns following EU Referendum defeat June 24, 2016

    Prime Minister David Cameron has announced he will be resigning following his loss in the EU Referendum.
    David Cameron has been leader of the Conservative party since 2005 and Prime ...

  • Brexit fears wipe £26k off London house prices June 22, 2016

    London house prices have fallen by £26,000 due to EU Referendum uncertainty, and Eurozone buyers are taking advantage of this 5.3% discount, according London estate agents Stirling Ackroyd.

    The ...

  • Theresa May set to become the next Prime Minister June 11, 2016

    Theresa May is set to become the next Prime Minister after rival Andrea Leadsom pulled out of the race.

    Leadsom stood down and offered May her “full support” after being embroiled ...

  • Treasury warns Brexit will cause 6% drop in GDP April 18, 2016

    Britain will be worse off by £4,300 a year per household if Britain votes to leave European Union, according to the Treasury.

    The Treasury’s first piece of economic analysis on the ...

  • £26m smarter homes fund launched August 14, 2015

    A £26m fund for house builders in the has been launched to pave the way for the first wave of new starter homes aimed at increasing the quality of new ...

  • SDLT changes increase competition at the lower end of the market August 10, 2015

    Changes to the Stamp Duty Land Tax have increased competition in the sub-£1m section of the property market, with more investors choosing to split their purchases, according to independent property ...

  • National housing emergency sees formation of new AAPG July 28, 2015

    A new All-Party Parliamentary Group for Housing and Planning has been formed to address the national housing emergency, supported by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

    The APPG for Housing ...

  • GLA and government link up to launch public land database July 18, 2015

    Authorities in London have begun work on a new database of publicly owned land as the government looks to make more land available for home building.

    Mayor of London Boris Johnson and housing ...