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KEYWORD "Midlands" - 101 RESULTS
Danger - Housing Market at risk of Chronic Over-Supply Until Rates Fall

There’s a growing ­supply-demand imbalance in the sales market according to the prominent industry asking price index, Home.  It says despite greater...

14 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Agents do Charity - walking the walk

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

24 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Hamptons: Price reductions decline as sales 'bounce back'

Price reductions fell to an 18-month low in April as transactions recover faster than prices, new industry data reveals. Figures from Hamptons,...

10 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Savills makes drastic U-turn on housing market forecast for 2024

Savills has today upgraded its five-year UK mainstream house price forecast to reflect the stronger than expected start to the year...

07 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Zoopla battles OnTheMarket with huge new marketing campaign

Zoopla has kicked off an eight week marketing campaign to fend off the threat of OnTheMarket and to capitalise on the...

07 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Stamp Duty causes Sales Slump for investors in southern England

The proportion of buy to let properties purchased in Southern England fell to a record low last year, continuing a trend...

30 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Asking price cuts fail to win sales for two-third of homes - claim

Some 36% of all homes which have had asking prices cut this year are now listed as sold subject to contract.  GetAgent...

30 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Sales volumes boom despite interest rates soaring - new Zoopla figures

UK house prices may be broadly static but sales volumes are up 12% year on year according to Zoopla data out...

29 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Big Demand for Small Properties as budgets tighten

Big demand for small properties has helped to drive growth in UK property prices in the early months of this year,...

29 April 2024

From: Breaking News

London has lowest level of tenanted properties for buy-to-let investors

The latest research by London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, has revealed that while a rental property with a...

27 April 2024

From: Features

Housing Market Update - slowest and fastest sales so far in 2024

Detached homes in Wales are the slowest property types to sell across the UK and take an average of 92 days...

24 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Five year record high for number of homes listed for sale - Zoopla

Would-be home-buyers are enjoying the highest level of spring-time choice of homes in five years says Zoopla. The portal claims that there...

23 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Two new branches for growing agency following latest acquisition

Regional agency Mundys has snapped up a sales business, taking its branch total to five. It currently has two offices in Lincoln...

23 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Average estate agent fees hit £4,500 to £10,300 - claim

A new analysis of the cost-of-moving suggests that the typical seller will incur expenses of £5,867 - and that rises hugely...

18 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Latest Lomond deal boosts East Midlands presence

Lomond has announced its latest acquisition within the East Midlands, bolstering its John Shepherd brand following two recent acquisitions within the...

11 April 2024

From: Breaking News

High mortgage rates close gap between buying and renting costs - Halifax

The gap between the costs of home ownership and renting has reached its smallest level since 2019, according to the latest...

27 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - reaching for the sky

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

22 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Fine & Country honours top performers

Forget the Oscars, the biggest even in town last week was the Fine & Country International Annual Conference and Awards Gala. The...

13 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Propertymark boss: 'Focus on local rather than national house price reports'

Buyers and sellers should focus on their own local market rather than national house price indices, the chief executive of Properytmark...

07 March 2024

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket launches new town hall tour dates

OnTheMarket is set to bring back its popular town hall meetings with agents. It will be the first since its acquisition by...

07 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Property staging firm secures £250,000 investment to grow agency partnerships

A home staging firm that partners with estate agents to present properties has secured financial backing. Lemon and Lime Interiors has received...

29 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Rightmove calls for regional Stamp Duty thresholds

Rightmove has joined growing calls for Stamp Duty reform ahead of the Spring Budget next week. The property portal has outlined three...

28 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Zoopla: First-time buyer homes selling at 8% below local average

Properties favoured by first-time buyers are typically selling for an average of 8% or £20,300 below the local market average, Zoopla...

22 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Land Registry reveals 1.4% house price drop in 2023

Average house prices fell 1.4% during 2023, Land Registry data has revealed. The latest Land Registry House Price Index for December 2023...

15 February 2024

From: Breaking News

UK housing stock value dips for first time since 2012

The total value of all homes across the UK has dropped for the first time since 2012. Research by Savills shows the...

14 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Nominations open for Midlands property awards

The search for the very best of the property industry is officially on for The Midlands PROPS Awards 2024. The awards is...

14 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

Estate agency businesses on the rise despite branch closures - research

Branches may be closing but the number of estate agency businesses has increased by 2% across the UK over the past...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Number of property millionaires has dropped from pandemic peak – claim

The total number of property millionaires fell last year as the ‘race for space’ reversed, research suggests. Analysis by Savills has revealed...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Propertymark backs end of HS2 land safeguarding

Propertymark has welcomed a move by the Government to lift restrictions on development along the abandoned HS2 route. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Two high street agencies among first to join eXp brokerage model

Two estate agency businesses have already signed up to self-employed agency brand eXp’s new brokerage model just weeks after launch. Mackays, a...

18 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency acquirer boosts Midlands presence

Lomond has strengthened its foothold in the Midlands with its 50th acquisition since launching just three years ago. Through its John Shepherd...

15 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Troubled town halls face even tougher times

The news in September that Birmingham City Council (‘Europe’s largest local authority’) had been forced to issue a Section 114 notice...

06 January 2024

From: Features

Bond Wolfe celebrates strong year for auctions

Property brand and auctioneer Bond Wolfe has recorded total sales revenues of more than £178 million for 2023. The auctions division raised...

03 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Revealed! The areas where house prices grew in 2023

House prices may have slumped for most of the year but some areas have bucked the trend. Analysis by Halifax shows that...

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed! The regions where homeowners are at most risk of property fraud

Homeowners in the East Midlands, North East, North West and Scotland may be at higher risk of property fraud, research suggests. Anti-money...

22 December 2023

From: Breaking News

OTM: Buyer and seller confidence is ‘surprisingly good’

Almost three quarters of buyers are still confident about purchasing a property in the new year, while sellers are a bit...

15 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Property brand launches hiring spree for 2024

Fisher German is aiming to grow its Midlands agency team following continued success in residential sales during the year. The agency and...

12 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Asking prices cut on hundreds of listings per day - research

Hundreds of properties are having their asking prices cut each day, new analysis reveals as agents and sellers continue to try...

07 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed! The happiest place to live in Great Britain

The borough of Richmond upon Thames in London has been crowned the happiest place to live in Great Britain, according to...

06 December 2023

From: Breaking News

OTM Property Sentiment Index: Regional differences emerge

Regional differences are emerging when it comes to homebuyer and seller sentiment, research suggests. OnTheMarket’s latest Property Sentiment Index showed 72% of...

16 November 2023

From: Breaking News

North East home sales least affected by market slowdown - claim

Homebuyer appetite has abruptly fallen across all regions this year, new data suggests. Property purchasing specialist the House Buyer Bureau measured transactions...

15 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove: Sellers ‘getting serious’ as asking prices drop in Christmas rush

Asking prices for newly listed homes dropped by the largest rate for November in five years, Rightmove has revealed. The portal’s latest...

13 November 2023

From: Breaking News

What’s behind Scotland’s speedy home sales?

Simon Jackson is Managing Director of SDL Surveying If we look at the latest data, it looks like there is something of...

28 October 2023

From: Features

New self-employed agency signs 30 recruits in four months

A new self-employed estate agency says it’s signed-up 30 new recruits in four months. iad - which had 20 recruits until recently...

24 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

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

Recipe for success? Former Deliveroo executives launch property portal

Deliveroo may have revolutionised the way we order takeaways and now three former executives from the delivery app have set their...

29 August 2023

From: Breaking News

TwentyEA: Exchanged prices are still rising

Exchanged prices across the UK have grown at an average of 3.8% over the past year despite ‘gloomy headlines’, TwentyEA claims. New...

23 August 2023

From: Breaking News

“Visionary” agent gets glowing write up after signing new deal

Prominent industry figure Sean Newman has renewed his licence agreement with Fine & Country for five more years.  Newman has licenses in...

11 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

The UK regions with the highest and lowest average first-time buyer deposits

The property market is unstable at the moment making it increasingly difficult for first-time buyers to get on the ladder. As a...

05 August 2023

From: Features

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

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

Cost of living crisis pushes demand for park homes - claim

A park home specialist provider claims demand for that niche property increased significantly in the second quarter of this year. The Quickmove...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket: Sentiment remains strong despite slower market

Sentiment among movers is proving to be remarkably resilient despite the challenging news in recent months on mortgage rates, inflation, and...

19 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

Agency produces controversial league table of ‘best towns’

Savills and the Daily Telegraph newspaper have combined to produce a league table of what they claim to be Britain’s 50...

11 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Zoopla: House prices aren’t dropping everywhere 

More than a third of homes have declined in value over the past six months, Zoopla data shows. It comes despite the...

06 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Higher interest rates are already hitting prime regional markets - research

Higher interest rates have already softened UK prime regional markets but cities are proving resilient, Savills claims. Research by the agent shows...

03 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Sellers head to auction houses to combat cooling market - claim

Increasing numbers of sellers are turning to auction rooms to combat the cooling housing market conditions, research suggests. Upfront information provider Moverly...

29 June 2023

From: Breaking News

New Data Reveals Regions Defying The House Price Drop

Our data shows vast regional differences in current house prices and many areas are defying the current overall national dip. The study...

28 June 2023

From: Features

Single buyers hit by supply imbalance - claim

Property supply appears weighted toward couples and small families, an agent has claimed. Analysis by self-employed agency brand eXp UK analysed current...

19 June 2023

From: Breaking News

iamproperty partner network grows to 6,000 agency branches

Proptech firm iamproperty has reported 40% growth in its partner agent network over the past 12 months. It now works with more...

08 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - toughening up for good causes

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

26 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Race for space is reversing – claim

The race for space is reversing as more employers are calling staff back into the office. Research by agency brand Jackson-Stops has...

04 May 2023

From: Breaking News

First-time buyer market share drops as prices rise

First-time buyers in the UK are paying almost a third more to get on the property ladder than they were five...

04 May 2023

From: Breaking News

LRG expands Nottingham presence with new acquisition

Leaders Romans Group (LRG) has acquired Liberty Gate, a Nottingham-based residential lettings and sales business which operates one branch in Nottingham...

03 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents sold an average of 5.3 homes per month in 2022

Estate agents across Britain sold 5.3 homes on average each month in 2022, new research suggests. Analysis by Nested has found there...

26 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Online agents hit by decline in market share 

Online agents have failed to capitalise on the cost of living crisis and have seen their market share for exchanges drop...

21 April 2023

From: Breaking News

House price growth slows ahead of spring market – Land Registry

Annual house price growth dropped for the fourth month in a row in February and dropped further into negative territory on...

20 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Hannells shortlisted as Midlands Family Business Of The Year

Family-run estate agency Hannells is celebrating after reaching the final of a prestigious local business awards. Launched back in 2009, the Midlands Family...

17 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove: Sales agreed have returned to pre-pandemic levels

The number of home sales being agreed is now back to its pre-pandemic level for the first time since before the...

12 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Historic agency unveils new flagship office

Sheldon Bosley Knight (SBK) is celebrating its 180th year with the opening of a new flagship office. The Midlands-based land and property...

06 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Only 41% of homes in England meet recommend energy rating

New 2023 research from Open Property Group found that just 41% of homes in England meet the recommended Energy Performance Certificate...

29 March 2023

From: Features

Agents Do Charity - grants for good causes

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

24 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed! The homes still on the market since 2009

Agents in some parts of the UK are still struggling to sell properties that they first listed more than a decade...

22 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents wanted! Research reveals where new talent is most needed

The South East of England is currently most in need of an estate agency personnel boost, new research claims. The analysis, by...

01 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Halifax reveals pandemic's legacy on the property market

The average price for larger detached homes has grown at almost twice the rate than for smaller properties such as flats...

28 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Sheldon Bosley Knight goes to Coventry

Midlands-based land and property company Sheldon Bosley Knight (SBK) has kicked off the new year by snapping up another business. Coventry sales...

21 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Land Registry: House prices ended 2022 in negative territory 

Annual house price growth slowed in December and ended the year negative on a monthly basis, the latest Land Registry figures...

16 February 2023

From: Breaking News

RICS: Property market remains subdued

Property professionals have started the year in a relatively less despondent mood compared with the end of 2022 but the market...

09 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Increase in quick-sale vendors hitting the market

The number of home sellers looking to sell their home quickly in the current market has increased by 12%, new research...

25 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Conveyancing firm calls for more first-time buyer support as activity declines

Fewer first-time buyers got on the property ladder last year but there was an increase in people buying for business purposes,...

16 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - a charitable start to the new year

Plenty of inspirational examples of fundraising activities by agents and property professionals have been coming in from the end of 2022. Whatever...

06 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Zoopla records 42% ‘Boxing Day boost’

Agents put 11,613 new listings live on Zoopla during Boxing Day, the portal has revealed. That is a 42% increase compared with...

04 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency instructions end the year on the rise as demand slows

Agents are seeing more instructions as the year ends but fewer properties are selling, industry data shows. Figures from property data company...

21 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Agency unveils new look after £250,000 investment drive

West Midlands estate agency Berriman Eaton has completed a £250,000 investment drive that has seen it establish a new Worcestershire office...

08 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Connells agency director reveals retirement plans

Connells Group estate agency operations director Simon Arnes is set to step down next year after marking 50 years with the...

01 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Premium agency brand elects new advisory council 

Fine & Country has elected new representatives to its National Advisory Council (NAC). The NAC is responsible for providing advice, suggestions and...

30 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Research identifies anti-money laundering hotspots

Northern Ireland has been named as a potential hotspot for money laundering. New data from anti-money laundering software provider SmartSearch has identified...

28 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Regional agent: ‘Why I’m glad Stamp Duty cuts are being reversed

A West Midlands estate agent has backed Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s plans to reverse cuts to Stamp Duty, claiming they should never...

21 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Online agents 'slightly' increase market share

The market share of hybrid and online agents increased slightly during the third quarter of 2022 but firms are still struggling...

20 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Two weeks later - Zoopla warns demand and sales have dropped since mini-Budget

Buyer demand has dropped by a fifth in the fortnight since the mini-Budget while supply has increased from worried homeowners, Zoopla...

14 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Demand is cooling but sellers' market remains for now - claim

Buyer demand is cooling but the property sector still remains in a sellers’ market for now, new analysis claims. The latest National...

14 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Price rises of up to 5% into 2023 still possible, says property expert

House prices in some regions of the UK could continue increasing, despite concerns over the economic downturn and forecasts of house...

10 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents facing falling demand as asking price cuts rise

Property demand has dropped while price reductions have increased in recent weeks, data shows. Two separate pieces of industry data give new...

04 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Property investor backs Stamp Duty cut to boost new-build stock 

The government’s Stamp Duty reforms could provide a boost to homebuilding in the UK, a property investor claims. Real estate investor Alliance...

29 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Property sector set to shed more than 127,000 jobs by 2030 - research

The UK’s real estate sector is set to lose some 127,320 jobs by 2030, according to a new report by Arden...

27 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight: ministerial changes have slipped under the radar

There has been an understandable focus on things other than Government since the death of Queen Elizabeth was announced, but Prime...

24 September 2022

From: Features

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