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 do EPC’s mean for Landlords?

What pressures will be put on landlords as the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) start to be enforced in England and Wales? From the 1st April this year the domestic MEES came into play meaning that landlords need to make sure they reach the minimum energy...

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...