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KEYWORD "July" - 100 RESULTS
How Much Will Mortgage Rate Hikes Affect the UK Housing Market?

Borrowers are currently rolling off relatively favourable two-year fixed-rate deals agreed at the start of 2022, but the pain from higher...

30 March 2024

From: Features

Zoopla: Asking price discounts narrow as market mood improves

Asking price discounts have hit their lowest levels since last summer as market activity improves across the board, Zoopla claims. The portal’s...

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Olympic champion and business guru to speak at eXp conference

Olympic gold medallist Victoria Pendleton and Dragon’s Den investor Steven Bartlett are the latest speakers scheduled to appear at this summer’s...

26 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Revealed! The property hotspots for London leavers

Epsom and Ewell, Epping Forest and Dartford have been named as the top London leaver hotspots as buyers continue to move...

25 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Government urged to stop ‘sitting on its hands’ over agency regulations

The architect of the Regulation of Property Agents (ROPA) reforms has expressed frustration that the recommendations have failed to materialise as...

22 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Homebuyers facing more mortgage choice but shorter shelf life

The mortgage price war appears to have eased and the shelf life on home loans has hit a six-month low, Moneyfacts...

13 March 2024

From: Breaking News

eXp announces two-day conference to replace roadshows

Self-employed agency brand eXp UK has launched its first ever two-day conference, set to take place in July 2024. It replaces the...

07 March 2024

From: Breaking News

The need to fill the void in the aftermath of Help to Buy

As the Budget approaches and the housing crisis intensifies, it is important to consider what the Chancellor could – and should...

02 March 2024

From: Features

Agents Do Charity - time to show your talent

A variety of charities have received support from the property industry over the past week. If there are charitable endeavours you think...

23 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - on the (bug) house

A variety of charities have received support from the property industry over the past week. If there are charitable endeavours you think...

09 February 2024

From: Breaking News

RICS: Property market is turning positive

Homebuyer and seller activity has finally started to turn positive, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) suggests. The latest...

08 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Agent appraisal requests hit record levels in January - Rightmove

Record numbers of future vendors sent a request for an estate agent to come and provide a market appraisal of their...

08 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Agents urged to help ‘normalise’ self-build for buyers

Potential self-builders are struggling to find suitable plots and many are planning to turn to estate agents for support. A survey by...

07 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Buckle Up! It's Going To Be A Busy 2024

Happy New Year and welcome to what’s looking like a busy - perhaps even hectic - 2024! I thought it worth running...

15 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Mortgage approvals hit four-month high – will activity keep rising?

The level of mortgage approvals hit a four-month high in November, Bank of England data reveals. There were 50,067 mortgage approvals in...

05 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Overseas property ownership register hits 30,000 milestone

The Register of Overseas Entities has hit the 30,000 registration milestone. The register, which is administered by Companies House, came into force...

03 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Revealed! The best month for completions and what buyers wanted in 2023

March was the most popular month for completions this year as sales took longer and buyers focused on affordability, analysis has...

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Michael Gove's Long-term plan for housing

In July the Government committed to ‘a new era of regeneration, inner-city densification and housing delivery across England, with transformational plans...

16 December 2023

From: Features

Agency trade body backs latest brownfield housebuilding fund

Propertymark has backed the launch of the Government’s £80m brownfield regeneration scheme. Councils across England can now bid for a share of...

14 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage commitments drop as homebuyers hold back - research

The value of gross mortgage advances increased during the third quarter but future lending commitments have dropped, Bank of England data...

13 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - on the cards

Welcome to this week’s Agents Do Charity, our chance to salute those who do so much to help others. If your agency...

08 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage approvals hit three-month high but buyer caution remains

The number of mortgage approvals for house purchase has hit a three-month high, Bank of England data shows. Figures from the Bank...

30 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Boost for buyers as mortgage choice rises and rates drop

Low deposit home buyers have been given a boost after product choice hit a 14-month high. Data from Moneyfacts shows the number...

14 November 2023

From: Breaking News

‘Financial pressures’ remain as mortgage arrears rise

Mortgage arrears and claims for repossession are on the rise as official data shows how much homeowners are still struggling in...

10 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage approvals hit eight-month low

The number of mortgage approvals for home purchase hit an eight-month low during September, Bank of England data shows. Mortgage data from...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents hit highest quarter for online auction sales - iamproperty

Estate agents sold a record number of properties via online auction between July and September, figures from proptech firm iamproperty have...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

How trading down can help save you money and live a little

By Kevin Shaw, National Sales Managing Director, Leaders Romans Group As the cost-of-living crisis continues to impact the UK, many of us...

28 October 2023

From: Features

Pressure mounts for stamp duty cut across UK

A proposed cut in stamp duty by the Westminster government would be a welcome boost to homebuyers and would need to...

27 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Jonathan Rolande: Politicians are pledging a housebuilding revolution but who will build them?

Most weeks there are stories within the property sector that quietly slip under the radar - but which hold huge significance.  Last...

23 October 2023

From: Breaking News

In an uncertain property market, new homes sales are relatively successful

After a steady increase in mortgage rates, concerns about house prices have been rising too. The Financial Times reported in mid...

21 October 2023

From: Features

Annual price growth hits new low – Land Registry

House price growth fell to its lowest annual rate since 2012 in August, official data shows. The latest Land Registry House Price...

19 October 2023

From: Breaking News

RICS: No signs of short-term property market improvements

Property professionals remain negative about the prospects for the housing market over the coming months amid low buyer demand and fewer...

12 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Help to Buy ‘ticking time bomb’ set to explode - warning

The “ticking time bomb” of Help to Buy repayments could be set to explode due to the cost of living crisis,...

06 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Younger borrowers becoming ‘Mort-locked generation’ - claim

One in four mortgages lent to those under 30 now have a term of 35 years or more, new research suggests. This...

04 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Phil Spencer - How To Get Real With Vendors On Price

The old adage that estate agency is a people business is rarely more relevant than right now, when the market is...

03 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Summer slump? Sales and mortgage approvals drop in August

Property sales and mortgage approvals both fell annually in August, official data shows. Figures from HMRC show UK residential transactions were down...

02 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Storm blows in reasons to be cheerful

As much of the country battened down the hatches for the first storm of the season, there may have been a...

30 September 2023

From: Features

Jonathan Rolande: What to consider if you drop an asking price?

Rising numbers of property owners are dropping the asking price of their homes in a bid to secure a quick sale.  Latest...

29 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Green Shoots? Early signs of market boost, insists latest survey

We might be at the start of an improving housing market, suggests Propertymark. In its latest market snapshot, concentrating mostly on August,...

26 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Inheritance Tax - more families to be hit in 2023/4

It looks like more families are to be hit with inheritance tax in 2023/4 according to a new forecast.  Research from the...

26 September 2023

From: Breaking News

House price growth slows again as agents enter ‘busy autumn’

Annual house price growth has returned to its lowest level since the pandemic, Land Registry data shows. The latest figures from the...

21 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Chestertons: Price reductions declining as buyers return to the capital

Fewer sellers are willing to cut their asking prices, Chestertons claims. The agent said vendors in the capital have already priced in...

21 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Who needs experts? AI tool accurately predicts house price growth

The artificial intelligence (AI) platform, Bard, correctly guessed what the UK’s average house price would be in the Land Registry’s monthly...

20 September 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket: Hypersensitive buyers reluctant to view ‘overpriced’ homes

The number of homes going under offer within 30 days of listing has dropped from 54% to 38% as buyers become...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Knight Frank: Mortgage rate rollercoaster is ending

The mortgage rate rollercoaster is finally winding down but pressure will remain on the property market, Knight Frank claims. New commentary from...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - Ready, steady, go?

Funny how time flies faster as you get older and I’m reminded that next week, (23rd September, to be precise) it...

16 September 2023

From: Features

The graft before the glamour at the ESTAS 'Big Day', 2023

The ESTAS team and I are now on the final countdown to Friday 20th October.  Having run the event for twenty...

16 September 2023

From: Features

Homeowners losing confidence in value of their property - research

Homeowners are becoming increasingly uncertain about the value of their property, research suggests. A new House Price Confidence Index, launched by marketing...

13 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Join the future of estate agency, today.

Estate agency has changed. No longer is it required to sit in a high street office working the old way. Provide a...

12 September 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Buyers continue to rely on relatives for homebuying support - research

Mortgage searches on behalf of borrowers using gifted equity or making a concessionary purchase from a family member rose by 75%...

12 September 2023

From: Breaking News

House prices falling at fastest rate since 2009 - Halifax

House prices have fallen at the steepest rate since 2009, Halifax data shows. The latest Halifax House Price Index for August suggests...

08 September 2023

From: Breaking News

TwentyCi: ‘It is a great time to be a buyer’

It’s a great time to be a homebuyer if purchasers can afford it, TwentyCi has claimed. It comes as the property data...

08 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - heatwave helpers

Check out some of the latest charitable endeavours from agency and property brands this week. If you have a charitable event or...

08 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Top agents who keep the customer satisfied - survey

A new survey has scored the top ten national real estate brands in terms of reputation, value and customer satisfaction. Using YouGov...

05 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Property prices falling at fastest rate since 2009 but 'soft landing' is possible

House prices fell at their fastest rate since July 2009 last month, according to Nationwide.  The lender’s latest House Price Index shows...

04 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Housing outlook remains positive, unlike England’s rugby chances

If, like me, you’re an ardent England rugby fan or indeed a fan of rugby in general, you’ll be counting down...

02 September 2023

From: Features

Agents unruffled as sales slide again

Agents insist the market is still moving – albeit among cash buyers – after HMRC data shows another dip in sales activity. HMRC’s...

01 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Fine & Country launches marketing campaign to highlight happy customers

Fine & Country has launched a marketing campaign centred around becoming the most recommended national estate agency brand among consumers. The campaign...

01 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage approvals hit three-month low

The number of mortgage approvals for home purchase hit a five-month low in July. Bank of England data shows there were 49,444...

31 August 2023

From: Breaking News

What is ‘mixed tenure’ and why are mixed tenure developments built?

The term mixed-tenure development usually refers to residential developments where different residential tenures are provided on the same site. Typically, tenure was...

30 August 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Is the government changing its tune on landlords?

I recently wrote that the long-gestating Renters Reform Bill, finally introduced in Parliament back in May, could be poorly timed, both...

26 August 2023

From: Features

Property market shifts to ‘serious buyers and sellers’ as activity dips - claim

The market is shifting to more serious buyers and sellers as the level of stock hits a 12-month high, Propertymark claims. It...

22 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove: Asking prices hit summer slump

Asking prices of new listings have dropped 1.9% this month, the largest fall in August since 2018. Data from Rightmove shows asking...

21 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Chestertons:  Fewer buyers are in the market but sellers are undeterred

Buyers are waiting for mortgage rates to stabilise before making a move in the property market, Chestertons claims. It comes as the...

21 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Auction listings rise but sales revenue declines in ‘challenging market’

The number of properties going under the hammer has increased but there has been a dip in the percentage of lots...

18 August 2023

From: Breaking News

LonRes: There isn’t enough buyer urgency to get deals done

A lack of urgency is limited the number of deals being agreed in prime London, LonRes has warned. New analysis from the...

17 August 2023

From: Breaking News

TwentyCi: Property market remains ‘stubbornly resistant’ to collapse

There is uncertainty in the market but it is still moving, TwentyCi claims. It comes as figures from the property data company...

15 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Transactions plummet to 15 year low according to e.surv

Transactions for the first half of 2023 are at their lowest level since the financial crisis of 2007-09 as a result...

14 August 2023

From: Breaking News

New build sales stronger than rest of market - agency’s bold claim

An estate agency with a major new homes department claims new build sales are proving more resilient than the mainstream market. Leaders...

14 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Industry figure reaches halfway point in one million step challenge

Industry figure Michael Day has reached the halfway point of a one million step challenge he has embarked on to raise...

14 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Property tax grab up 50% in two years - agency chief’s claim

Property taxes collected in Scotland have risen nearly 50 per cent in just two years according to analysis of the latest...

11 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Housing Market Trouble Ahead - gloomy RICS predictions

The latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors housing market snapshot shows the increasing damage being wrought by high interest rates. The RICS...

10 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Bleak outlook for new builds after report of 40 per cent sales slump

Alarm bells are ringing in the new build sales sector after figures have been released by a major house builder. Bellway says...

10 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Not all doom and gloom - Market stats show encouraging signs

New data from respected consultancy TwentyEA showed that the market is proving unexpectedly resilient - and in the case of new...

09 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Warning To Agents - House price falls to continue into 2024

The Halifax is warning that house price falls will continue into 2024. It cautions that price drops will be “gradual, rather than...

08 August 2023

From: Breaking News

House price cuts hit their highest level for nine years

Price reductions have reached their highest level in at least nine years according to estate agency Hamptons.   Some 50 per cent of...

08 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Sellers settling for “middle ground” still turn a profit - Propertymark

Propertymark says that sellers who strive to find a “middle ground” in today’s difficult market can still turn a healthy profit...

08 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Keller Williams UK replaces chief executive in latest restructure

Keller Williams UK (KWUK) is set to change its chief executive in the latest restructure of the self-employed agency brand. Ben Taylor...

04 August 2023

From: Breaking News

House prices falling at fastest rate since 2009

House prices dipped at their fastest rate since 2009 last month, new data shows. The latest Nationwide House Price Index revealed average...

02 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Propertymark: ‘House price drops were inevitable’

Cooling house prices are providing an opportunity for buyers even with higher borrowing costs, Propertymark claims. The agency trade body said it...

31 July 2023

From: Breaking News

TwentyCi: Housing market remains ‘remarkably resilient’

The property market remains ‘resilient’ with more listings and homes going under, according to the latest TwentyCi data. It comes as figures...

31 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - summer support

Check out some of the latest charitable endeavours from agency and property brands this week. If you have a charitable event or...

28 July 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket issues share options to retain senior staff

OnTheMarket (OTM) has issued a new round of share options to its senior staff. The challenger portal and property platform announced on...

24 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Market is cooling but buyers are more committed – claim

Cooling market conditions and the higher cost of borrowing have resulted in one property market silver lining, Moverly claims. The upfront information...

24 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency stock is rising but sales are stuttering – research

Property supply is improving but fewer properties are going under offer, research suggests. Analysis of quarter two property market activity by data...

21 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Agent over-valuations keep asking prices higher - claim

Over-valuations remain a factor behind why asking prices haven’t fallen further yet, agents suggest. The latest Rightmove House Price Index for July...

21 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - caring for communities

Check out some of the latest charitable endeavours from agency and property brands this week. If you have a charitable event or...

21 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Made in Chelsea! Chestertons unveils latest acquisition

Chestertons has announced its second acquisition in six weeks and third of the year. The London agent has acquired boutique Chelsea agency...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Levelling up: how a quality CRM provider helps your agency grow

Success with your chosen CRM solution should not be a one-and-done package. Once you team up with a stellar CRM provider,...

17 July 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Rightmove: Sales are falling but ‘right-priced’ homes are moving

The level of sales agreed has fallen below its normal market trend for this time of year but the “right-priced” properties...

17 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Leadership restructure unveiled as agent marks 40th anniversary

Midlands property group Bond Wolfe has marked its 40th anniversary with a reception for 250 guests at Birmingham’s Town Hall, where...

17 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Banking sector ‘resilient’ to house price shock 

Mortgage borrowers are facing higher costs but banks are ‘resilient enough’ to withstand a 30% fall in house prices, the Bank...

13 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Respected property developer passes away

The founder of Yorkshire-based developer Gregory Property Group has passed away. The Gregory Property Group announced yesterday that its chairman and founder...

13 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Unlocking success: capabilities an ideal CRM toolbox should offer

CRMs can be superheroes for your business, but not all of them possess the necessary powers to save the day. As...

11 July 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Rightmove reveals key ‘revenue per advertiser’ figure this month

Rightmove, which recently increased its charges to some agents by a reported 17 per cent, is set to reveal its latest trading...

11 July 2023

From: Breaking News

New private equity owners for prominent PropTech company

TM Group, a high profile provider of data and technology services such as tmconvey, mio, and tmconnect, has been sold to...

10 July 2023

From: Breaking News

OneDome launches competition to pay homeowner’s mortgage for a year

The OneDome Group has launched a competition to pay a mortgage borrower’s home loan for a year - and agents are...

07 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Upfront information – help us bring down the barriers

Barriers to entry are a big concern for any sector, particularly those who need a greater number of technology innovations to...

06 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - community causes

Check out some of the latest charitable endeavours from agency and property brands this week. If you have a charitable event or...

30 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove launches webinar series to mark ‘legislation month’

Rightmove has revealed details of a series of webinars throughout July for agents that are focused on legislation and compliance. A number...

30 June 2023

From: Breaking News

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