In the UK property market update for March 2018, Richard Donnell, the Insight Director at Hometrack, discusses market trends, focusing on the current UK rental market. Topics covered this month include:
1. The levels of rental growth, and how they differ across UK regions
2. The cost and relative affordability of rent across the country
3. The prospects for rental growth over 2018
Nigel Lewis looks at the impact of stamp duty, mortgage and capital gains tax changes in the Spring 2021 Budget for estate agents
Starting 21 December, we’ll be making the most of the seasonal uplift with a new ten-week national campaign targeting existing homeowners.
Valuing properties aggressively to gain instructions is a well-known tactic used by many estate agents and is a hotly debated topic within the industry, but does it work?
As the industry professionalises, what should estate and letting agents be doing to prepare for minimum qualification requirements?
In the last eight years, the growth of first time buyers has outpaced all other buying groups and in 2018 they became the largest buyer group in the UK.