Home Ownership is rising, but Private Renting needs work

The recently released English Housing Survey statistics show a welcome increase in home ownership from 2017 into 2018. It is also reported that private rentals are increasing but lagging behind in the quality and standards available. There has been a 5% increase in...

What if your Survey didn’t spot Subsidence?

Like most buyers on the common market, you would rely on you lenders property valuation. But what if this was the beginning of a nightmare? Mr and Mrs Coville-Wright fell in love with a property, bought it, moved in and then found a fundamental issue. Back in 2013,...

What Caused the Housing Crisis?

The housing surplus in the UK has, over the last 40 years, now become a shortage. How has this happened? How have we entered into a housing crisis and how can we respond? For the last four decades there has been an under-supply in our UK housing marking, resulting in...

Are House Prices Dipping?

National house prices dipped slightly in April this year, with both London and the South East showing a continuing fall according to the RICS Residential Market Survey in April 2018. The Survey shows that both new buyer enquiries and agreed sales stabilised following...

Millennial Housing

Recent studies are indicating that the ‘Millennial’ generation are going to have an enormous impact on the UK housing market. There are recent figures which predict as high as one-third of Millennials will still be renting by the time they retire. The...